I've been tossing around in my head what is "punk" and what isn't "punk" lately. I'm not talking about a certain sound or way an instrument is played or a performance piece. I'm talking about an attitude. I'm talking about a passion. Where is the true defiance against the system anymore? Are we really searching for what is authentic in a processed world?
I saw a really great show tonight. Talk to some great musicians about what this whole "punk" thing really means. I think a lot of us are jaded on two sides of the subject. Some of us are polarized to believe in a certain set of rules, while others, not unlike myself, are searching for that authenticity amongst the congested drain of runoff. We're searching for a feeling and vibe that ran through...[read more]