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Punk rock is an anti-establishment rock music genre and movement that emerged in the mid-1970s. Preceded by a variety of protopunk music of the 1960s and early 1970s, punk rock developed between 1974 and 1977 in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, where groups such as the Ramones, Sex Pistols, and The Clash were recognized as the vanguard of a new musical movement.
Punk bands, eschewing the perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock, created short, fast, hard music, with stripped-down instrumentation and often political or nihilistic lyrics. The associated punk subculture expresses youthful rebellion, distinctive clothing styles, a variety of anti-authoritarian ideologies, and a DIY (do it yourself) attitude.
Punk rock became a major phenomenon in the United Kingdom during the late 1970s; its popularity elsewhere was more limited. During the 1980s, forms of punk rock emerged in small scenes around the world, often rejecting commercial success and association with mainstream culture. By the turn of the century, punk rock's legacy had led to development of the alternative rock movement, and new punk bands popularized the genre decades after its first heyday.
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Paint a red feature wall.
Paint another wall white with red and black splatter drips. The other walls, cover with music posters.
Dress the gothic punk bed with red/black plaid bedding and with white throw pillows.
Accessorise with black leather seating accents - chair, ottoman. Black lace for curtains.
Add more punch to the room with metallic silver - chrome
accents, such as wall shelves, lamps, drawer pull.
Use your imagination - add trim to something plain and punk it up with metal studs
Punk Knits: 26 Hot New Designs for Anarchistic Souls and Independent Spirits
Shows imagination and flair with the fun and funky patterns . With Punk Knits, Ross shares her passion and unorthodox approach to the ancient craft she’s so grateful our grannies preserved. 26 designs - beginner- to intermediate - level projects that include arm - and leg-warmers, scarves, miniskirts, hats, sweaters - draw their inspiration from the style and independent spirit of rock ’n’ roll legends like Sid Vicious, Debbie Harry, Patti Smith, and the New York Dolls, and they’re all modeled by pierced and tattooed Hollywood rock ’n’ rollers and scenesters. If you think knitting can’t be punk, consider this from Ross: “Knitting can be as artistic as you want. You can make a statement. And by knitting garments instead of buying them, you can snub the corporations that strip away your individuality.” So what’s not punk about knitting?
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Dress your punk bed with a hot pink comforter and black bed sheets or a black comforter with hot pink bed sheets.
Accent the bed with a black canopy and to keep the feet warm a pink fur rug.
Dress up plain throw pillows with large safety pins and sparkly rhinestones.
Accessorise the punk bedroom with fun decor accents -
leopard print - zebra print
black leather accents
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The punk bedroom doesn't have to be total grunge - just bring a little attitude to create your unique space with a little funky punk.
Girls can add some bling to the pink and black punk rock mix.
Teens can add a touch of Goth with red, black and silver. And guys and gals can add the skater look with color filled graffiti walls.
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Make your own throw pillows with your old concert tees. Stitch up the holes and stuff.
Decoupage furniture with ticket stubs.
Make your own mirrored wall. Paint the wall black and hot glue broken mirror pieces.
Paint walls white, use glow in the dark paint, and write your fav song lyrics, poems and phrases
String christmas lights around the ceiling
Instead of painting the walls black, hang sheer black curtains around the rooms.
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Paint It Black: A Guide To Gothic Homemaking
Home decorating will never be the same. Close your curtains! Throw away your summery linens! Forget about those white eyelet pillow covers! And for Goth’s sake, buy some black lights! Voltaire is here to help you with your home decorating dilemmas, guide you through the hardware stores and decorating centers (which are so difficult for Goths to navigate), and lay it all out on the line about which shade of black goes with which shade of black. In this world of pastels and plaids, it’s so hard for Goths to find anything aesthetically appealing. You go in search of Edward Gorey and wind up with an eyeful of Eddie Bauer. With Voltaire’s Paint It Black you can turn the unbearably mundane into the delightfully macabre with little more than a touch of creativity and a can of black spray paint.
What is Goth?
Voltaire; musician, author, and designer, has successfully put together a text telling you
how to dress, how NOT to dress, where the term "goth" originates from, how you in the blink of an eye can write your own gothic poem, how to get a more gothic-sounding name, what differs the multitude of different goths that have appeared over the last few years, how to behave on a gothic dancefloor, and much, much more. Kids, if your parents are freaking out because you're starting to wear all black and whatnot, buy this book and show them what goth REALLY means
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story of punk-the music, the culture, the icons. Packed with interviews from the pioneers of punk, a dazzling photo archive, and features on the venues and memorabilia that helped define the generation, PUNK takes you behind the scenes of rock's most irreverent genre. Although the history of punk-the music and the lifestyle-reaches further back than 1976, that year was a watershed one for the anti-establishment movement that introduced the world to the Sex Pistols, The Ramones and The Clash. Taking readers inside seminal scenes, the book highlights the Pistols' first interview; Blondie's unlikely success; the rise of Black Flag; Sid Vicious' tragic demise; and Green Day's unexpected coming-of-age
party at Woodstock '94. Special sections feature stunning black-and-white
photography that often captures a moment more eloquently than the book's
prose, and shorter pieces about fanzines, fashion and memorabilia add
context. Most valuable to music collectors will be the book's list of top 20
British punk singles and what it proclaims as "the 77 greatest punk albums
ever." Appropriately, the book closes with a two-page homage to the late
Clash front man Joe Strummer, heralding him as "the heart of punk itself."
The Encyclopedia of Punk
When people think of punk they often think of outrageous fashion and iconic bands like The Ramones and the Sex Pistols. But the reality of punk stretches over three decades and numerous countries, with a history as rich and varied as it is shocking and daring. With this lavishly illustrated and authoritative A-Z guide, now in a new format, Brian Cogan leads readers through the fiery history of a furious, rebellious, contradictory, and boundary-redefining musical genre and cultural movement that remains as massively influential as it is wildly misunderstood. As The Encyclopedia of Punk clearly proves, punk music and culture has produced a rich trove of material, above and beyond the hundreds of bands, from books and films to incendiary political movements. There is a two-page world map dedicated to punk “scenes,” giving the locations of the scenes and listing the bands associated with them. The end of the book is stacked with “extras,” including a punk time line (starting in 1974), a list of the 100 essential punk albums, a list of the top 10 punk drummers, and great moments in punk television. Punk rock is not for everyone, and there is some extreme language and behavior highlighted in the book, but this will be appreciated by those who are curious about punk and its origins, and what punk’s been up to lately.
Encyclopedia of Punk Music and Culture
The British punk movement is thought to have begun in the mid-1970s with bands such as the Clash and the Sex Pistols, and the American punk movement in the early 1970s with bands such as the Ramones, Patti Smith, and Television playing at CBGB's in New York City's Lower East Side. The punk subculture continues to evolve today, with new bands, fashions, politics and zines embodying the spirit of its founders while also influencing mainstream culture. This inclusive encyclopedia chronicles the history and development of punk, including sub-movements such as Hardcore, Post-punk, Queercore, and Emo, to provide readers with an extensive overview of the music, fashion, films, and philosophies behind it. Entries for musicians include a discography for those wanting to start, or develop, their music collections. Also examined are the relationship of punk to drug use, fashion, parents and politics. Needless to say, Cogan views punk culture as an active development, and he demonstrates it continuing influence in the likes of Fugazi, the Riot Grrrl movement, and Green Day.
Thirty-plus years ago a dark rumble of noise gurgled up from the Lower East Side of New York City, made its way across the Atlantic to Great Britain, zigzagged back over the pond to the West Coast, and exploded. Its name - Punk. InPunk 365. Pre-punk pioneers, the Stooges, the New York Dolls, the MC5. New York’s harbingers of change, the Ramones, Patti Smith, Richard Hell & the Voidoids. London’s anarchists, the Sex Pistols, the Clash, the Slits. The West Coast’s anti-Beach Boys, X, the Germs . . .the list goes on. By the mid-1980s, from the Replacements to Bad Brains, the sound transmogrified into everything from garage punk to hardcore. Punk 365 has them all, including more than 300 different artists by the most talented photographers who captured the scene, including Bob Gruen, Roberta Bayley, Jill Furmanovsky, Stephanie Chernikowski, Godlis, Janette Beckman, and more.
Punk House features anarchist warehouses, feminist collectives, tree houses, workshops, artists’ studios,
self-sufficient farms, hobo squats, community centers, basement bike shops, speakeasies, and all varieties of
communal living spaces. In over 300 images of fifty houses in twenty-five cities in the US, photographer Abby
Banks finds the already weathered face of a seventeen-year-old runaway; the soft hands of a vinyl junkie (record
collector); the mohawked show-goer; the dirty dishes in the sink; silk screened posters on the wall; and many
other revealing glimpses of these anarchist interiors. Bbook is a celebration of punk culture.
Pretty in Punk: 25 Punk, Rock, and Goth Knitting Projects
The themes covered are Punk, Mod, Rockabilly, Goth and they are all nicely photographed & fast to knit up.
Even if your style no longer runs to mod micro-minis or sporting the union jack, Pretty in Punk is the perfect
inspiration for your inner rebel. Instead of plain gauntlets, why not indulge your quirky side by using the "Love
Bites" arm warmer pattern? My inner goth is mentally digging through the stash to find the perfect mohair for the
"Goth Girl" jumper and "Vamp" scarf. Benevides and Milles suggest that anti-authority knitting means
injecting yourself into what you make, whether your style is goth, mod, punk, ska or rockabilly, it's all about
Graffiti has long been a ubiquitous aspect of the urban landscape, since anonymous, largely unsung spray-can
art first hit city walls in New York and Philadelphia in the late 1960s. As hip-hop culture spread from America,
graffiti became a worldwide phenomenon, emerging in the 1980s as the symbolic artistic language of young
people everywhere. Today's graffiti artists incorporate a variety of mediums, including stickers, stencils, oils, acrylics, and oil-based chalk, as well as an ever-expanding range of social commentary. This evolution in style and subject matter has guaranteed graffiti's long-lasting influence on art, graphic design, and style around the world.
Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents
From the author of the enormously successful Graffiti World comes this spectacular follow-up, celebrating the contributions of women to contemporary graffiti and street art. Female writers have always been in the vanguard of the graffiti movement, though often shunted to the sidelines by their male counterparts. This exhaustive volume places them front and center, featuring 1,000 full-color illustrations from some of the world’s most prominent artists, including Brazil’s Nina, Japan’s Sasu, Mexico’s Peste, and the Americans Lady Pink, Swoon, and Miss 17. Two eight-page fold-out collages, a fold-out poster jacket, and an authoritative text round out the impressive package. The first and only comprehensive survey of its kind, this book is sure to attract and expand upon the wide and enthusiastic readership that made Graffiti World such a runaway success.
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