Dream Nauks

It was 2017, I was living in Canterbury in my final year at the University of Kent in the U.K. The night life isn’t considered one of the best around, but it was kind of alright for me at that stage of my life, ( if it were any crazier I perhaps wouldn’t have graduated).…

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Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot is a feminist protest punk rock performance art group that opposes the rule of  Vladimir Putin, advocates for Feminist and LGBTQ+ rights, and fights for human rights including freedom of speech and freedom to perform.     The infamous Russian rebels have made herstory with their guerilla protest punk. The story of the…

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The Distillers are probably one of the most underrated contributors of Punk in music history. Hailing originally from Melbourne, Australia – Frontwoman Brody Dalle formed the band in Los Angeles, California in 1998. The band went on to infiltrate the music scene of the early 2000s. The Punk scene at the time was largely of…

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Babes in Toyland

In the late 1980’s, an American punk rock band was formed in Minnesota by Kat Bjelland, Lori Barbero and Michelle Leon who would call themselves Babes in Toyland. The band has developed a cult following over the years but it’s a wonder their legacy hasn’t earned them a more notable spot in the 90s rock…

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‘It pleased me to imagine a presence above us, like liquid stars’ – Patti Smith pondering on the idea of God and her affiliation with religion in Just Kids, 2010. Smith is an American writer, performer and visual artist influential to the punk movement in 1970’s New York. Just Kids, a memoir is a romantic reflection…

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