Does Black Power Have an Artistic Aesthetic?

The Brooklyn Museum's new Soul of a Nation exhibit shows how artists of the era grappled with the timeless question.


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.


Why Was Food So Weird in the 70s?

Ham-wrapped bananas with hollandaise was somehow a thing.


Sal Maida is One of the Coolest 70s Rock Stars You’ve Never Heard Of

An excerpt from the Roxy Music and SPARKS bassist's book tells of early David Bowie shows and getting blanked by the Stones .


A New Comp of 70s Underground Rock Tells Tales of Dope Fiends and Bad Trips

‘Acid Nightmares’ is a double album that documents the creeping existential dread of the 70s hard rock scene.


The Musicians Who Knew We'll Be Cyborgs Soon

How late-70s and early-80s electronic pop from Kraftwerk, Devo, and Young Marble Giants warned us of our post-human future.


The Emancipation of Donna Summer

2017 marks 40 years since Summer's audacious, pivotal pair of albums 'I Remember Yesterday' and 'Once Upon a Time.'


The Guide to Getting into Donna Summer

The Queen of Disco's career is much more diverse than you probably realize. Here's how to begin.


When Owning 10,000 Punk Badges Isn't Enough

Image as Virus celebrates the history of the punk badge.


Bob Weir's Long, Strange Trip West

The iconic member of The Grateful Dead talks his first solo record in over a decade, fascination with the American West, and how he's still, somehow, searching.


My Father's Journey Around the World with Stolen Plane Tickets

After a chance encounter with a Black Panther, my father embarked on the adventure of his life—an adventure that led him as if by fate to my mother.


This Porn-y 70s Film Is a Mind-Melting Head Trip About a Witch and a Tiny Talking Penis

'Belladonna of Sadness' is an eye-popping hentai lost classic featuring depravity, the occult, and a long, strange trip with a disembodied member from hell.