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My Brief Career as a Music Video Director

My Brief Career as a Music Video Director

For a guy who banged out his riffs, odes and elegies on a typewriter instead of a musical instrument, Hunter S Thompson composed one of the most accurate descriptions of the music industry I’ve ever heard, calling it “a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic...

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When Punk Turned 40: From Outliers to Insiders

When Punk Turned 40: From Outliers to Insiders

Looking back at the 40th anniversary of punk in 2016 through interviews with members of the Damned and Buzzcocks, and a rundown of main events, such as the son of the Sex Pistols’ former manager burning some US$7 million of punk memorabilia.  By Jim Algie To all...

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Myanmar Musician and Rocking Revolutionary

Myanmar Musician and Rocking Revolutionary

Many musicians have adopted guerilla poses and advocated armed insurrection – like The Clash and the MC5 – but none of them ever put down their guitars to take up a machine-gun like the Myanmar musician and rocking revolutionary, Mun Awng. In this profile that began...

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True Crime Show on Thailand’s Second Serial Killer

True Crime Show on Thailand’s Second Serial Killer

The Masseuse Murders details the deadly deeds of a serial killer in Thailand. Interview subjects include the Thai policemen who worked on the case, prostitutes who worked with the victims, and Jim Algie, who provides background details about serial murder and the...

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