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  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    The Fall - Rollin' Dany

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    edited September 2015
    GENE VINCENT AND THE BLUE CAPS - ROLLIN' DANNY

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Erkin Koray - Çiçek dağı

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Neşet Ertaş- Çiçek Dağı

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Hoover - Breather Resist

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    edited September 2015
    Art Brut - Bad Weekend



    Popular culture no longer applies to me
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    edited September 2015
    From the Pomegranates compilation of Iranian Pop, Funk, Folk and Psych of the 60s and 70s

    Zia - Helelyos

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Echo & The Bunnymen - Show Of Strength

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Echo & The Bunnymen - A Promise

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Guilty pleasure:

    The Rentals - The Love I'm Searching For

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    The Michael Clark Company dancing to "Copped It" by The Fall

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    The Michael Clark Company dances to "Lay of the land" by The Fall

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    The Michael Clark Company dancing to "Ludd Gang" by The Fall

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    edited September 2015
    The Michael Clark Company dancing to "Spectre Vs Rector" by The Fall



    I think this is footage from Hail the new puritan.
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    The Church - Comedown

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    edited September 2015
    Bongwater - Frank



    SHOOBIDOOOBIDOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Françoise Hardy - Point

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Boris - Afterburner

  • Faith No More - Motherfucker

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Steve Gunn live

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Hamza El Din - Assaramessuga

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Viet Cong live



    Viet Cong Are Changing Their Name

    Which is stupid.
  • Their name was stupid in the first place.
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    edited September 2015
    Yeah, but I find people being offended by it even dumber. "Offensive" names are an old rock tradition... Although I am having trouble figuring out what's so offensive about "viet cong". Could the hatred be politically motivated? I should start a band called "General Thiệu" or, better yet, "Henry Kissinger", just to see how even handed the haters are.
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    Sergius Golowin - Der Reigen

  • Jurf_WurburJurf_Wurbur Posts: 2,652
    edited September 2015
    Offensive rock band names may be an old tradition, but so is, say, sexism in rock. Not all traditions need to live forever. I don't have any problem with certain types of stupid band names falling by the wayside if it means being decent to more people. Vietnamese people sure didn't find it that fucking funny.
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    edited September 2015
    Offensive to which vietnamese? Those that supported the South during the Vietnam war and left after the fall of Saigon? I'm sure we could easily find plenty of vietnamese of a more nationalistic bent who think the Viet Cong were heroes. By the way, as far as I know, the Viet Cong were strictly a guerrilla army, and they were dissolved at the end of the Vietnam war, they had little to do with what happened in Vietnam after the end of the war. But of course, we're not talking about a bunch of choir boys here! It was war, and a very brutal one at that.

  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    edited September 2015
    Remember Joy Division? And Gang of Four? Oh, and how about Teenage Panzerkorps?

    Keep in mind that what is and isn't offensive depends a lot on context. For instance, I think that if a bunch of black dudes got together and started, with an obvious satirical intent, a band called KKK, that would be fine, even funny.

    There's a german band I quite enjoy called "Banque Allemende". I'm sure that's offensive to plenty of greeks. There's an all male band called "Women". Is that sexist or feminist?

    I don't see why a bunch of Canadian kids who weren't even born when the Vietnam war ended can't call their band "Viet Cong".
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 3,570
    The Beatles - Piggies

  • Me five years ago would have probably agreed with you.

    These days, when people tell me a stupid band name makes them feel shitty, I am disinclined to spend time explaining to them why I think they're wrong.

    I was never of the opinion that Viet Cong shouldn't have been allowed to have that band name, btw. But only if they're willing to fully wear that shit if/when it rubs people the wrong way. Teenage Panzercorps sure did. These dudes seemed to just expect to shrug and have it go away.
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