27 - Punk - 27 Punk The Velvet Underground Heroin (1969)...

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27 – Punk The Velvet Underground “Heroin” (1969) Group forms in mid-1960s o Lou Reed (songwriter, guitarist) o Promoted by Andy Warhol Proto-punk o Spare, minimalist music o Noise, drones, dissonance o Social realism (drugs, alienation, despair) The MC5 (Motor City Five) “Kick Out the Jams” (1969) Punk (forerunners) Forms in Detroit in 1964, moves to AA in 1967 Noisy, dissonant, aggressive, minimalist music Musical arm of revolutionary cultural movement lead by John Sinclair (“total assault on the culture by any means necessary”) Iggy Pop and the Stooges James Osterberg (b. Ypsilanti), forms this band in 1967 Raw/primitive/noisy/outrageous Hated American dream Performs shirtless and has peanut butter NYC rock club Small, dense, dirty Where punk was formed Patti Smith, “Gloria” (1975)
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