Book Review: Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys – Viv Albertine

I was introduced to Viv Albertine's autobiography by a friend of mine who raved about it. Viv Albertine is, of course, the guitarist for The Slits, the seminal all-girl punk band. I confess that I wasn't hugely familiar with The Slits when I started reading Viv's book. I knew of them, but had heard very … Continue reading Book Review: Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys – Viv Albertine

Review: The Last Pogo Jumps Again

The Last Pogo was a documentary, made and released in 1978, about the supposed "last ever punk show" at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto. It's easy to laugh about it 25 years later. I've been to many a punk gig at the 'Shoe and hope to attend many more. Back in 1978, punk gigs were … Continue reading Review: The Last Pogo Jumps Again