Have you seen Pretty Little Demon‘s new music video yet?
Series: Freak Party
1920s Bright Young Things hosted wild ‘freak parties.’ These posts compiled by friends are soundtracks of youth.
Wild in Denver: Neal Cassady’s Teen Years
As the inspiration for Kerouac’s wildman Dean Moriarty in On The Road, Neal Cassady embodied the restless energy of what would be known as the Beat Generation.
After turning 18, psychedelic rock pioneer (and Austin, Texas native) Roky Erickson dropped out of high school and formed the band The Spades, pictured above.
Chandra Sings “Kate”
With buzzing synths, a stomping post-disco beat and bratty, commanding vocals, “Kate” by Chandra is a New Wave classic.
Don’t let the cheesy Osmond Family style cover fool you, the music contained within Donnie and Joe Emerson’s only LP is the kind of haunted obscurity that hipsters and record freaks live for.
Souped Up and Ragging Around
Cars have long been equated with youth due to their shared sense of rebellion, excitement and freedom.
Ungdomshuset, Copenhagen’s Youth Underground HQ, 1982-2007
For 25 years, Ungdomshuset (literally “Youth House”) was a youth center, major underground music venue, radical leftist political space, and squatters’ home in Copenhagen.
AUDMCRS: Mining the Archive with Cory Arcangel
Cory Arcangel is one of our favorite artists, and his latest online project AUDMCRS is a digital archive of DJ Joshua Ryan’s expansive techno record collection.
Glorious Glasgow! Jill Bryson and Rose McDowell who formed the band Strawberry Switchblade at the age of 20, talk clothes making, boyfriend lists, and give love advice to heart-achey fans inside of a Keith Haring inspired box!
“Times Square” Movie
One of my favorite teen and music themed movies of all time (a favorite genre to begin with) is Times Square.