1970's

12.20.18

Lost Photographs of an Iconic Queer Discotheque

Photographer Meryl Meisler captured the scene at Paradise Garage throughout the 70's

5.30.18

John Cameron Mitchell on His New Film 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties'

The director's sci-fi odyssey follows a group of teenage punks who accidentally run into a roving band of aliens in 1970s England.

1.31.18

The Story of Rexy, Two 80s Blitz Kids Who Made One Cult Album

It’s been over 30 years since they put out ‘Running Out of Time,’ but their new romantic, outsider legacy lives on.

11.8.17

Photos of 'Untypical Girls' and the Radical Stages of Revolution

See excerpts of Sam Knee's forthcoming book, 'Untypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution,' featuring Kim Gordon, The Wrecks, Slant 6, and more.

11.8.17

Maybe the People Would Be the Times

One writer remembers the 1970s New York City music scene, which we have to thank for everything.

4.26.17

Rare Photos of the 70s British Punk Scene

The new photo book 'Spirit of 76: London Punk Eyewitness' is a striking view from the front lines of when punk became punk.

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3.27.17

What Can a Disco Record by a Dead Porn Star Teach Us About Life?

Dennis Parker's "Like an Eagle" is a strutting ode to the impermanence of pleasure.

3.1.17

Colorful Photos of 70s Bay Area Punks Partying, Posing, and Passed Out

Photographer Jim Jocoy's newest book shows a brightly colored and seldom-shown side to the punk scene.

1.4.17

THUMP Mix: Toro Y Moi & The Mattson 2

Chaz Bundick and the West Coast jazz duo serve up 34 minutes of psych-rock, French pop, and 70s soul.

11.27.16

Partying with John Waters in 1970s Provincetown

This is the story of the summer photographer Nan Goldin and writer/actress Cookie Mueller spent with eccentrics like Philippe Marcade and John Waters.

5.25.16

England in the 1970s Through the Lens of an Outsider

Before the construction of the Channel Tunnel, French photographer Gil Rigoulet saw England as a gloriously strange, distant planet.

4.28.16

Junior Boys, Dinamo Azari, Skratch Bastid, and More Pick Their Essential Canadian Disco Songs

We rounded up our favourite crate-diggers to compile a list of the best 70s and 80s hits.

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