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  • The History Of Punk Rock

    Punk or Politics? Punk rock is an aggressive genre, but does that always mean it has a political view behind it? Punk rock first originated in the 1970s and the U.K.’s main focus was politics. The U.S. tended to write more about their personal experiences. Punk rock is much more than a political statement. For example, The Sex Pistols wrote God Save the Queen, which is a rebellion against British Politics. Punk rock can be about politics, but it can also be about other ideas. A preeminent, modern punk rock band is The 1975 who wrote a song called Chocolate, which is their euphemism for marijuana. Punk rock may consequently express political views to the subculture, but may not always be a political statement. The society in which one grows…

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  • The Influence Of Punk Rock

    survive the harsh conditions of life. As a direct result of reaganomics, black and Latino youth have created their own spaces to voice their frustrations against racism, sexism, poverty, and police brutality. Through punk rock and hip-hop, the youth actively resist the state while establishing cultural citizenship.…

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  • Punk Rock Stylistic Features

    CH19 Question 2 The core stylistic feature of punk rock is that it highly values the simplicity, volume, and speed. The volume and speed contribute its another feature, which is the attraction toward the young generation's attention, because it constructs an anger and rebellion feeling that matches the generation's emotional. On the other hand, the simplicity of punk rock gives it an amateur energy that the textbook state it as "do it yourself (DIY) attitude" (473). Moreover, simplicity is…

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  • Punk Rock Play Analysis

    Portfolio: extract 1: section 1: research and performance development: The two extracts I decided to perform were extract 1 Punk Rock in the style of Stanislavsky and for extract 2, East in the style of the practitioner, Berkoff. The two plays in comparison are very different. East is incredibly intense, both vocally and physically, pushing both the actors and the audience to the limit. Whereas in Punk Rock I was leaning more so to a naturalistic format in the style of Stanislavsky works in…

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  • Dead End Drive-In Analysis

    The inherent grain with the film is kept intact and the grittiness of the punk rock future is a beaut. The audio is also pumping out that amazing soundtrack with no issues. The Special Features aren't exactly what I call very informative when it comes to the film itself. There are a couple neat special features that involve Director XXX early work. You have an interesting documentary from the 70s on the work of stuntmen in the industry. You also have a short PSA directed by XXX on the dangers…

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  • Essay On Max Mckeeown

    that the rebellious personality is a natural resource for practical creativity. As an innovator, you need to reject the old to establish a new, better, status quo. And one of the most powerful sources of newness is the rebel or maverick, mind.”. According to McKeown, innovation can be actions or behaviors that violate social norms. Which led him to believe in “rejecting the old” and everything new is better. Overall, McKeown was correct with his opinion on how this quote relates to punk. The way…

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  • Punk Music Revolutions

    What is a revolution? A revolution is a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system. There has been many revolutions in the world’s history, one is the punk music revolution between the US and the UK. According to Michael Wood- “America made better punk music because the atmosphere was different. From irreverent to politically charged manifestos, our songs were based on our lives, whether it was craving escape from the suburban hell holes of Orange County or…

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  • Skinhead's Influence In Jamaican Ska

    trek across Britain known as the Anarchy Tour. In the outraged reaction to the Pistols’ deconstruction of Grundy’s interview all but seven out of twenty-six of the gigs were cancelled. At the same time, The Sex Pistols’ first single, ‘Anarchy In The UK’, released on 26 November, a week before the interview, climbed to number 38 on the singles chart. On 6 January 1977, in response to numerous provocations, EMI tore up their contract with the group which only increased their notoriety. In what…

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  • Informative Speech Of Punk Rock Culture

    audience of the punk rock culture. Thesis: The punk rock culture is something that you all have probably been exposed to, but may not know much about. Organizational Pattern: Topical I. Introduction…

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  • 'Fiesta': A Feminist Analysis

    released was a cover of Tammy Wynette 's "Good Girl 's Gonna Go Bad”. Screams, breaking beer bottles and a country two-step on speed turn their recording of this beloved classic into a feminist punk style rockabilly anthem. Though all members are firm that nothing they ever intended to do was feminist. Gehman says "We just did things because we wanted to do them. I loved the song." Brian Ahern, who was the producer for Emmy Lou Harris and countless other country acts engineered the record.…

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