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A Brief History of American Payola

Payola has been around as long as the record business and has long been an accepted, open secret.
Kim Kelly
2.14.16
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How Punk Rock Infected Every Form of Art

The four-letter word has impressed itself across all of creativity, despite its excess use since the days of the Dolls and the Pistols.
Maura Johnston
2.13.16
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How 70s Punk Became the Blueprint for Alt Fashion (and Subculture’s Doomed Demise)

Like everything, punk fashion was influenced by sex.
Sophie Saint Thomas
2.12.16
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Remembering the 70s: An Interview with Author Will Hermes About Punk, Glam, and So Much More

The 60s assumed that rockstars were meant to be pure messiahs. The 70s challenged that notion with punk, glam, and glaring persona.
Derek Scancarelli
2.12.16
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A Brief History of the Leather Jacket in Rock n Roll

The leather jacket in the 21st century is in a curious place.
Amber Butchart
2.11.16
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Highlighting the Iconic New York City Music Venues of the 70s

Trust that there was a whole lot more than just CBGB & OMFUG (even though that's the picture we used).
Derek Scancarelli
2.11.16
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How Martin Scorsese Used Rock and Punk Music Throughout His Career

'Mean Streets,' 'Raging Bull,' 'Goodfellas,' 'Casino,' and more demonstrate how Scorsese creates mood with specific music.
Alex Godfrey
2.11.16
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Why Did 70s Rock Music Hate Disco So Much?

One night in 1979, a Chicago radio DJ orchestrated a night of disco hatred called Disco Demolition Night. Four decades later, we look at why the genre was hated so much.
Eve Barlow
2.10.16
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The 70s Will Never Die But You Will: A Playlist

No matter what you think of the 70s and their high-rolling, coked out excess, at least put on your headphones and enjoy some of the best hits and B-sides from the era that will never die.
Noisey Staff
2.10.16
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After All These Years, Alan Vega Is Still a Ghost Rider

We talked to the legendary Suicide singer about the 70s, working with Alex Chilton, and painting.
Peter Holslin
2.10.16