Out of the Basement: From Cheap Trick to DIY Punk in Rockford, Illinois, 1973-2005

Out of the Basement From Cheap Trick to DIY Punk in Rockford Illinois The detailed history of thirty years of underground rock and punk music in gritty Rockford Illinois Small townAmerica built the punk rock revolution but big city scenes have gotten all the coverage N

  • Title: Out of the Basement: From Cheap Trick to DIY Punk in Rockford, Illinois, 1973-2005
  • Author: David a Ensminger
  • ISBN: 9781621069492
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Paperback
  • The detailed history of thirty years of underground rock and punk music in gritty Rockford, Illinois Small townAmerica built the punk rock revolution but big city scenes have gotten all the coverage No longer Out of the Basement is a bracing, candid, democratic, and cutting edge portrayal of a rust belt city full of rebel kids making DIY music despite the odds It comb The detailed history of thirty years of underground rock and punk music in gritty Rockford, Illinois Small townAmerica built the punk rock revolution but big city scenes have gotten all the coverage No longer Out of the Basement is a bracing, candid, democratic, and cutting edge portrayal of a rust belt city full of rebel kids making DIY music despite the odds It combines oral history, brutally honest memoir, music history, and a sense of blunt poetics to capture the ethos of life in the 1970s 2000s, long before the Internet made punk accessible to small towners From dusty used record stores and frenetic skating rinks to dank basements and sweat piled gigs to the radical forebears like the local IWW chapter, the book follows the stories of rebels struggling to find spaces and a sense of community and their place in underground history.Includes hilarious untold stories and anecdotes about Fred Armisen, Green Day, and the Misfits.

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    1. More like the English punk scene born of a boom to bust economy opposed to the majority of the American punks that felt a responsibility to fight back against Reagan, Capitalism and yuppie scum. I think when most people think of Mid-Western punk, Hüsker Dü and any plethora of Chicago bands come to mind, but there was so much more. That's what this book showcases in a short 95 pages. I feel their pain. Coming from Lancaster which is 1/1.5 hours from Philly, about the same from DC/Baltimore and [...]


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