Wednesday, December 21, 2011

texas punk

what it is: fine examples of texas punk
where i found it: texas, etc.

Texans are serious about their punk, and their heat baked brains have twisted it into some weird varieties. There's a long list of excellent early examples to be rattled off such as the Dicks, the Big Boys, MDC, etc. but below are a couple of the more obscure ones. Special mention here should go to Jim Kieke for being at every single Texas punk show that ever happened (even when he had to work at the library the next day) and videotaping many of them.

This one is kind of late in the game, but it's still pretty good footage: