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Lee “Scratch” Perry revisits ‘Super Ape’ w/ Subatomic Sound System, touring this fall

LIsten to Scratch and Subatomic's new take on "War ina Babylon" and a song featuring the late Ari Up of The Slits.

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NPR’s 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

The list is being celebrated with a free NYC show tonight, headlined by Rickie Lee Jones, who will perform Pirates in full (#49 on the list).

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this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU is dedicated to women (Pt. 2)

BrooklynVegan Blog Radio airs Wednesdays at noon and midnight on SiriusXMU (Ch. 35).

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Pitchfork list their 200 best songs of the 1970s

Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they've returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn't make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith...

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Rolling Stone lists the 40 greatest punk albums of all time

Last month, Rolling Stone ranked the 40 best emo albums of all time, and today they're back with the 40 best punk albums of all time. Now, this is the same magazine that told you John Cougar Mellencamp, Sting and Jackson Browne all had some of the 100 best albums of the 1980s and Black Flag and Minor Threat did not, so it'd be understandable if you don't care what they think the best punk albums of all time are, but this list is actually rock solid...

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Viv Albertine (The Slits) & Steve Hanley (The Fall) wrote memoirs; ex-Fall members form Brix & the Extricated

I do not read as many books as I'd like (or should) but I did manage to finish a couple of post-punk related memoirs over the holidays, both of which I highly recommend...

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100 Most Influential Artists, according to NME

"There was a certain amount of science to it. An entire week of work experience students left the office thinking that cutting-edge music journalism in 2014 mostly involves calculating which bands have been mentioned most in NME in the past two years, then hunting out references to the bands that influenced those acts online and finally adding up the number of times each influence came up...

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Thurston Moore lists his favorite songs of all time

Chelsea Light Moving at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)

Thurston Moore, the guitar visionary of Sonic Youth, Chelsea Light Moving and many other collaborations (he just wrapped up a residency at The Stone with various collaborators), is set to receive The Fly's Living Legend Award in London this February, and ahead of that The Fly asked him to list his Favorite Songs of All Time...

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Kurt Cobain’s 50 favorite albums

Via Buzzfeed & Laughing Squid, comes this handwritten list Kurt Cobain made, as published in Journals in 2002. Read the whole thing typed, below...

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What’s going on Sunday?

today in NYC
* Questlove @ Cielo
* ASSSSCAT 3000 @ UCB
* Teddy Thompson @ City Winery
* Daniel Kitson @ St Ann's Warehouse
* Etta Place, Blow, Marra Barr @ Zebulon
* Phillip Greenlief, Jon Raskin @ The Stone
* Connie Crothers, Kevin Norton @ The Stone
* Hannibal Buress & friends @ Knitting Factory
* Moodrings, EULA, Im Turning Into @ Death By Audio
* Stephane Wrembel Presents The Django Experiment @ Barbes
* Right On Dynamite, Le Boum, Hiawatha, Delta Hotel @ Coco 66
* Mister Heavenly, Sun Airway, Little Shalimar @ Bowery Ballroom
* Weasel Walter, Marc Edwards, Goblin War, Fossils @ Silent Barn
* The Toasters, Royal City Riot, The Rudie Crew @ Knitting Factory
* Blitz the Ambassador & the Embassy Ensemble featuring Baloji @ SOB's
* Doris Cellar of Freelance Whales, Mammal of Paradise, Baby Alpaca @ Glasslands
* Tyvek, Fergus & Geronimo, Xray Eyeballs, The Gaming Commission @ Mercury Lounge
* The Beatles Complete on Ukelele w/ Nat & Alex Wolff, Julian Velard, Deni Bonet and Terry Radigan & more @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Neneh Cherry, members of The Slits, members of The Slackers, Brave New Girl, The Band Droidz, Bruce Smith from PiL (Ari Up Birthday Party) @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Just as a reminder, tonight at MHOW:WHAT: In honor of the memory of the legendary Ari Up a/k/a Ariane Forster, lead singer of the pioneering girl punk band the Slits, True Warriors and more, Dunia Best and Aram Sinnreich (Brave New Girl, Agent 99), NYU Punk Professor Vivien Goldman, Joly MacFie of Punkcast...

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