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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., this essay’s central presence is the tragically doomed punk icon Darby Crash and his legendary band the Germs. This essay considers the documentation of live performances by the band and the ephemera that function as the band’s queer remains. Crash’s often quoted demand for more, “Gimme gimme this, gimme gimme...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... confronted sectarian violence, unemployment, and a militarized state of emergency. Punk bands like the Undertones, the Clash, the Sex Pistols, Gang of Four, Public Image Limited, Ian Dury and the Blockheads, and the Fall pitched punk negation and artlessness against the sounds of urban conflict...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 111–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
... were made manifest, but nowhere was that more true than in the early work of the Clash. Their 1977 cover of reggae artist Junior Murvin’s 1976 Jamaican hit “Police and Thieves” represents an unusual moment in the checkered history of white bands covering black music. The cover song has always been...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., there is not now, nor has there ever been, a single major band that admits to being emo. Not one.”3 Greenwald’s hyperbolic introduction might be a bit tongue-­in-­cheek for a book that makes such a claim, only to be followed by several hundred pages of defining the indefinable. But something about emo...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... compliance. The Tejas punk sound of the band Piñata Protest is a sonic manifes- tation of puro pedo. Puro pedo, or the general pedo, is a Spanish-­language term that has a range of meanings, translations, and utility based on when, who...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2013
... specific and singular ways, as each city, suburb, and town had its own punk scene, and its own bands, despite the typically imperious claims of New York or London. This issue also seeks to address the specific locations of punk, as well as its specifically local and generative obsessions. The fact...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 33–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-industrial-metal bands such as Al Jourgensen’s Ministry had the effect of defining the genre in terms of masculine aggression via sexually charged images, lyrics, and sounds. Indeed, KMFDM’s later thrash-electronica track “Spit or Swallow” (2007) and Controlled Bleeding’s adrenaline-shouted, speed-metal...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 13–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... hardcore band the Meatmen’s “Tooling for Anus,” the Social Text 116 • Vol. 31, No. 3 • Fall 2013 DOI 10.1215/01642472-2152819  © 2013 Duke University Press 13 first cut on their suitably phallic debut 7-inch...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and phonographs) and as sources of “raw material” (i.e., musical talent) for recording purposes. 24 Almost simultaneously, these companies began to record African Ameri- can and Afro-Cuban bands during the mid- to late 1920s. It was through...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 21–46.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and provides an alternative to federal recognition policies and structures.” 19 Kanaka Maoli scholar Ke¯haulani Vaughn wrote of a contemporary example of nation-to-nation recognition between the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians—Acjachemen Nation, a California tribal nation indigenous to coastal southern...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 2018
... follow; everyone winds up walking on the sidewalk the whole way and arriving at the destination, which has speeches and a shitty band and everything you hate about this. You go eat hand-pulled noodles with a friend; this friend hasn’t been to a protest since the early 2000s. He’s totally elated. His...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and Pinal Apache bands. Further, the most glaring displacement in all historiography about Camp Grant is the omission of in-­depth analysis of the politics of the racialized, sexualized, gendered forms of violence as they were mapped, quite brutally, onto...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 53–65.
Published: 01 December 2001
... expansion to other poor communities (Parada de Lucas, Cantagalo, Cidade de Deus), its national and international fund- raising campaigns, and its plans to increase the number of international performances of its various bands (Afro Reggae; Banda Afro Reggae II; Afro Lata, for ten- to fifteen-year-olds...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 123–134.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in London. It’s ska night and many bands, mostly male, have entertained the young and energetic crowd with bouncy songs of love and hope, multicultural songs of racial unity, songs about drugs, Social Text 116 • Vol. 31, No. 3 • Fall 2013...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (3 (124)): 75–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and the Rolling Stones have always been positioned as the antithesis of parents, if not of mothers more specifically: “Would you let your daughter marry a Rolling Stone?” the tabloids asked, before the band even had a hit record.1 What can we learn by following Bowie’s lead of thinking of Mick Jagger...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., the Oliver Lake Quintet, and the David Mur- ray Big Band. Her poetry has been extensively anthologized in literary magazines, newspapers, and books, including 360 Degrees: A Revolution of Black Poets, Listen Up!, Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, and Soul...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): np.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Schueller and Ashley Dawson 117 Tributes to Ellen Willis An Incomplete Exchange  Laura Kipnis 133 Pleasure and Freedom: Remembering Ellen Willis  Alisa Solomon 135 Contributors Ward Churchill (Keetoowah Band...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... into irrationality, is something altogether different. After the Columbine shootings, the killers’ affection for the Ger- man industrial rock band Rammstein and the alternative techno group KMFDM was much remarked. The iconoclastic goth rocker Marilyn Manson’s lyrics were more directly...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
... telecommunication network permitted us to cover the entire area with radio in distinct bands and frequencies. Normally the system functioned and provided communication services to all port captains. But as technol- ogy advanced, we gradually shifted...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181–191.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Esteban Muñoz sat me down in his living room and played me a CD he was excited by. It was a new album titled Lifted by Conor Oberst’s band, Bright Eyes.1 José burned me a copy of that CD that very afternoon. I was living off commissions and grants at the time, money was tight, and José...