Rhyme et Reason Recommends: Punk Covers en español

“Punk is dead” is just noise where it thrives in Latin America, Germany, Russia and many other places and cultures. Open the Spotify playlist to listen to some Spanish and Spanglish covers of well-known punk songs in English. First up is a cover of Police Truck by The Broken Toys, a punk band from Argentina. I think this version is even better than the original by the Dead Kennedys. (DK isn’t exactly known for traditional music excellence, but that’s part of the reason why we love ’em.) It’s sung in English, and there is only a slightly detectable accent. Next, 2 … Continue reading Rhyme et Reason Recommends: Punk Covers en español

Friday Night Sounds: Argentine Punk

Argentine punk emerged a few years after The Clash in England and The Ramones in Queens, New York, during the millitary dictatorship. The early years make bitching about Reagan seem like whiny complaints. Modern Argentine punk is packed with elements of hardcore, ska and politics, and it’s easy to hear how many bands emulate The Ramones. Argentina is still churning out awesome bands, and the punk scene continues to thrive. The Wiki chronicles the early bands that Spotify does not have and details a few bands on the playlist, which are: Cadena Perpetua 2 minutos Attaque 77 Expulsados The Broken Toys … Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: Argentine Punk

Friday Night Sounds: Argentine Punk

Argentine punk emerged a few years after The Clash in England and The Ramones in Queens, New York, during the millitary dictatorship. The early years make bitching about Reagan seem like whiny complaints. Modern Argentine punk is packed with elements of hardcore, ska and politics, and it’s easy to hear how many bands emulate The Ramones. Argentina is still churning out awesome bands, and the punk scene continues to thrive. The Wiki chronicles the early bands that Spotify does not have and details a few bands on the playlist, which are: Cadena Perpetua 2 minutos Attaque 77 Expulsados The Broken Toys … Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: Argentine Punk

Friday Night Sounds: Argentine Punk

Argentine punk emerged a few years after The Clash in England and The Ramones in Queens, New York, during the millitary dictatorship. The early years make bitching about Reagan seem like whiny complaints. Modern Argentine punk is packed with elements of hardcore, ska and politics, and it’s easy to hear how many bands emulate The Ramones. Argentina is still churning out awesome bands, and the punk scene continues to thrive. The Wiki chronicles the early bands that Spotify does not have and details a few bands on the playlist, which are: Cadena Perpetua 2 minutos Attaque 77 Expulsados The Broken Toys … Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: Argentine Punk

Friday Night Sounds: Getting ready playlist

This week’s installment of Friday Night Sounds will get you ‘ready to get ready’ for a good night (without the Black Eyed Peas or LMFAO) with songs by: The Faint New Order Franz Ferdinand The Clash The Descendents The Adicts Bad Brains Adolescents Choking Victim Operation Ivy Hot Hot Heat Open in Spotify. It’s a collaborative playlist, so go ahead and add your own songs.  In case you missed it, here is last week’s FNS: a playlist for the weekend -D. diana@dianadwyer.com http://rhymeetreason.com Follow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/rhymeetreason Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: Getting ready playlist

Friday Night Sounds: Getting ready playlist

This week’s installment of Friday Night Sounds will get you ‘ready to get ready’ for a good night (without the Black Eyed Peas or LMFAO) with songs by: The Faint New Order Franz Ferdinand The Clash The Descendents The Adicts Bad Brains Adolescents Choking Victim Operation Ivy Hot Hot Heat Open in Spotify. It’s a collaborative playlist, so go ahead and add your own songs.  In case you missed it, here is last week’s FNS: a playlist for the weekend   -D. diana@dianadwyer.com Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: Getting ready playlist