Is Punk Rock Bullshit?
Mike Dronkers / Thursday, March 7, 2013 @ 10:20 a.m. /
In a controversial piece in this week's Seattle Weekly, musician John Roderick (The Long Winters) posits that it's time to let go of punk. Read the whole piece here.
"What I'm talking about is "punk rock" as a political stance, punk rock as a social movement, punk rock as a fashion trend, punk rock as a personal lifestyle brand, and punk rock as a lens of critical appraisal. The shadow of punk rock has eclipsed countless new dawns under its fundamental negativity and its lazy equation of rejection with action."