Beautiful Garbage

A podcast that traces the development of punk rock from American garages and bars to England and back in the mid-to-late 1970s.

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  • Episode 6: By Virtue of the Vicious

    On the season finale of Beautiful Garbage we reach a crossroads road for punk, as Kevin details the late 70’s period that split the genre into smaller sub-genres. In this episode, By Virtue of the Vicious, we’ll take a look at some of the most quintessential moments of the definitive era until it’s death on a…

  • Episode 5: From Dead to Worse

    On episode 5 of Beautiful Garbage, Kevin dives into the dawn of the punk scene in England, tracing the origins of some of the most consequential bands in punk history.  From Dead To Worse weighs the impact that American punk rock had on what would become a sprawling punk scene in the UK.  From the…

  • Episode 4: A Season In Hell

    On this episode of Beautiful Garbage, Kevin explores the punk scene after the initial CBGB boom, informing listeners on the stylistic evolution and cultural changes of the genre as punk reached its adolescence.  A Season In Hell explores The Talking Heads’ expedited road to success after adding Tina Weymouth on bass, Richard Hell’s wild road…

  • Episode 3: Bad Girls and Sick Boys

    Beautiful Garbage is an Osiris Media podcast exploring how America unleashed punk rock on the world, tracing its development from American garages and bars to England in the mid 1970s and back.In Episode 3, Bad Girls and Sick Boys, we travel into New York’s underbelly where a dive bar on The Bowery became the midwife for…

  • Episode 2: Cultural Treason

    Beautiful Garbage is a podcast from Osiris Media that traces the development of punk rock from American garages and bars to England and back in the mid-to-late 1970s. In Episode 2, “Cultural Treason” we continue to follow the social and political trends that fueled punk’s creation as a reaction to society at large. Once again we’ll…

  • Episode 1: Ready to Rumble

    Beautiful Garbage is a podcast from Osiris Media that traces the development of punk rock from American garages and bars to England and back in the mid-to-late 1970s. In Episode 1 we explore sound and style, tracing both technological advances and the sociopolitical factors that informed the punk aesthetic. To begin the story we draw a line…

  • Beautiful Garbage: Trailer

    Beautiful Garbage is a limited podcast from Osiris Media that traces the development of punk rock from American garages and bars to England and back in the mid-to-late 1970s. The six episodes are a journey through one of America’s most revered and impactful genres. Moving from the four cornerstones, TheMC5, The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, and…