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Are We Seeing the End of Manufactured Pop?

A great read from Longform.org. Like Italian film stars of the 1960s, or English soccer players of the ’80s, rock stars are a quaintly dated category of celebrated person. I sympathize with rock stars because of the sense of isolation that is, or was, inherent in their antiquated mode of stardom. Having grown up in [&hellip.. more

ramones in Zagreb

The Ramones Get a Statue–in Croatia

This was forwarded to me from Lupiga.com, a website based in Croatia. I had Google translate it. The entire original cast of cult Ramones no longer with us, and for 20 years after the Giants punk rock last played in Zagreb in this city’s legendary four devoted to the unusual tribute. In Hatza Street, as [&hellip.. more

Ramones arrangement copy

How Various Bands Line Up on Stage

This is a great infographic from Flip Flop Flyin’ that shows the on-stage arrangement of a bunch of different bands.  Studying these diagrams will give you some pretty good insight into the pecking order within these groups. Click on the image for the full thing.. more

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