[Music] What Punk Rock Meant to Communist Yugoslavia

It boggles the mind how many amazing punk and post-punk bands came out of the former Yugoslavia. It’s also a crying shame that so few labels have bothered to reissue these gems, dating as far back as the New Wave days.

Miljenko Jergovic pens a wonderful walk down memory lane for the New York Times, which you can read here.

[Music] Punk Crock / Punk Was Rubbish And Didn’t Change Anything: An Investigation

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If you were one of the silly people who belived punk would change the world, I’d recommend not knocking anyone for believing in the Tooth Fairy, as you have no ground to stand on.

Two amusing article on the phoniness of punk (which died an ugly death, but gave birth to great things like new wave, post-punk and all those goth bands in the early 80s) appear here:

Punk Crock

Punk Was Rubbish And Didn’t Change Anything: An Investigation