History of Xcentric Noise, one of the most interesting early hc labels
Excellent review of "outsider hardcore" from the US, or as we call it, shit-fi hardcore
John Lydon and PIL provocations in NYC 1981 reaped more than they expected: a riot, recorded live on tape.
From radical art to collectors' objects
The Young Communist League's encounter with punk
Smart analysis of Black Flag and the political economy of hardcore punk at the dawn of the Reagan era
New interview with Teo Hernández
Pervers / Deutscher Abschaum: German DIY, on the awesome One Chord blog
Compendious catalog of Latino participation in classic NYHC, undoing some inherited presumptions about the whiteness of all 80s hardcore
Perhaps the absolute best piece of music writing I've read
The story of Hungarian punks CpG, who were imprisoned for their punk provocations.
Excellent obituary of Lou Reed in Radical Philosophy
Asking questions about urban transformations, economic shifts, and the rise of punk rock, by radical theorist Andy Merrifield