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late 1970s > oi!

Oi!:
stylistic origins: punk rock / glam rock / pub rock / drinking songs / football chants / skinhead / folk music / ska
cultural origins: late 1970s, England (particularly the east end of London)

Oi! is a working class street-level subgenre of punk rock that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s. It had a goal of uniting punks, skinheads, and other working class youths. The Oi! movement was partly a response to the perception that many participants in the early punk rock scene were, in the words of The Business guitarist Steve Kent, “trendy university people using long words, trying to be artistic…and losing touch”. André Schlesinger, singer of The Press, said, “Oi shares many similarities with folk music, besides its often simple musical structure; quaint in some respects and crude in others, not to mention brutally honest, it usually tells a story based in truth.” Notable early Oi! bands include Cockney Rejects, Angelic Upstarts, the 4-Skins and the Business.

Cockney Rejects – East End; 4 Skins – ChaosAngelic Upstarts – Police Oppression:

 

oi! subgenres: punk pathetique


oi! > late 1970s > punk pathetique

punk pathetique:
stylistic origins: punk rock / glam rock / pub rock / music hall / drinking songs / football chants / oi! / novelty songs / bawdy humour / british comedy
cultural origins: late 1970s, England

Punk pathetique or Fun punk is a subgenre of British punk rock (principally active circa 1980–1982) that involved humour and working class cultural themes. Musically it was related to (and had crossover with) the Oi! subgenre.

Punk pathetique bands:

Toy Dolls – Dig that groove baby; The Adicts – Joker In The PackSplodgenessabounds – Two Little Boys:




late 1970s > hardcore punk

hardcore punk (hardcore):
stylistic origins: punk rock / NWOBHM (New wave of British heavy metal)
cultural origins: late 1970s, Southern California, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Vancouver

Hardcore punk (hardcore) music is generally faster and more aggressive than earlier punk rock. Hardcore, which originated in the late 1970s, was heavily involved with the rise of the independent record labels in the 1980s, and with the DIY ethics in underground music scenes. It has influenced a number of music genres which have experienced mainstream success, such as alternative rock, grunge, alternative metal, metalcore, thrash metal, and post-hardcore. Examples of early hardcore punk bands include Black Flag, Bad Brains and Minor Threat. Examples of later hardcore bands include Hogan’s Heroes, Gorilla Biscuits, Youth of Today and Agnostic Front.

hardcore albums:

Bad Brains – Bad Brains; Agnostic Front – United Blood (EP) (1983) full Album; Negative Approach – Total Recall:

  • 1. Sailin' On 1:55
  • 2. Don't Need It 1:07
  • 3. Attitude 1:19
  • 4. The Regulator 1:08
  • 5. Banned in D.C. 2:12
  • 6. Jah Calling[A] 2:31
  • 7. Supertouch/Shitfit 2:31
  • 8. Leaving Babylon 4:10
  • 9. Fearless Vampire Killers 1:07
  • 10. I 2:05
  • 11. Big Take Over 2:57
  • 12. Pay to Cum[A] 1:25
  • 13. Right Brigade 2:27
  • 14. I Luv I Jah[A] 6:22
  • 15. Intro
  • tracklisting: (00:00) 01 - No One Rules (00:24) 02 - Final War (00:45) 03 - Last Warning (01:32) 04 - Traitor (01:57) 05 - Friend Or Foe (03:10) 06 - United Blood (04:20) 07 - Fight (04:34) 08 - Discriminate Me (05:15) 09 - In Control (05:44) 10 - Crucial Changes
  • 1 Lost Cause (0:40)
  • 2 Can't Tell No One" (1:24)
  • 3 Sick of Talk" (0:34)
  • 4 Pressure" (0:14)
  • 5 Why Be Something That You're Not (0:40)
  • 6 Nothing (1:51)
  • 7 Fair Warning (0:37)
  • 8 Ready to Fight (1:02)
  • 9 Lead Song (1:24)
  • 10 Whatever I Do (0:57)
  • 11 Negative Approach (0:53)
  • 12 Tied Down (1:33)
  • 13 Hypocrite (1:47)
  • 14 Evacuate (2:34)
  • 15 Said and Done (0:49)
  • 16 Nothing (2:19)
  • 17 Your Mistake (1:47)
  • 18 Live Your Life (1:06)
  • 19 Friend or Foe (1:11)
  • 20 Dead Stop (2:40)
  • 21 I'll Survive (1:00)
  • 22 Can't Tell No One - (live) (1:19)
  • 23 What Ever I Do - (live) (0:56)
  • 24 Ready to Fight - (live) (1:04)
  • 25 Chaos - (live) (1:32) (Harmer, Hodges, McCourt)
  • 26 Pressure / Fair Warning - (live) (0:48)
  • 27 Lost Cause - (live) (0:41)
  • 28 Genocide / Nothing - (live) (3:38)
  • 29 Never Surrender - (live) (1:30)
  • 30 D.A.B.F. - (live) (0:45)
  • 31 Said and Done - (live) (0:59)
  • 32 Sick of Talk / N.A. - (live) (1:20)
  • 33 Your Mistake - (demo) (1:46)
  • 34 Tied Down - (demo) (1:33)
  • 35 I'll Survive - (demo) (1:01)
  • 36 Kiss Me Kill Me - (live) (1:37)
  • 37 I Got a Right - (live) (2:35) (The Stooges)
  • 38 Tunnel Vision - (live) (3:17)

 

hardcore subgenres: bandana thrash / beatdown hardcore / bent edge / Christian hardcore / crossover thrash / crust punk / D-beat / deathcore / deathgrind / digital hardcore / emo / electronicore / goregrind / grindcore / heavy hardcore / horror hardcore / jazzcore / krishnacore / mathcore / melodic hardcore / melodic metalcore / metalcore / nardcore / New York hardcore / nintendocore / queercore / pornogrind / positive hardcore / post-hardcore / powerviolence / sass / screamo / skacore / stenchcore / straight edge / taqwacore / thrashcore / youth crew

> subgenres hardcore punk see here

 

Spanish raw punk

Spanish raw punk is punk fused with the combination of Spanish punk and d-beat. Often, bands add some type of crude lyrics in which they protest against police brutality, religion, and government. Examples of Spanish raw punk bands include LAKRA among others who are influenced by bands that include RIP, Animales Muertos, Los Crudos, @Patia No, Eskorbuto and Sin Dios.

chicano punk

Chicano punk is music by punk bands of Mexican American ethnicity. The subgenre originated in Chicago’s Pilsen and Little Village neighborhoods during the mid-1990s and later spread to the Los Angeles punk scene. Examples of Chicano punk bands include Los Crudos, Los Illegals and Cruzados. Recent Chicano punk bands include Rayos X, Tuberculosis, Mata Mata, Mugre, Venganza and Asko from southern California, La Grita and La Plebe from Northern California, as well as Los Crudos from Chicago.

chicano punk bands:

Los Crudos – AsesinosRayos X – Mi Desorden; Cremalleras – En Todos Lados:

 

early 1980s > street punk

street punk (streetpunk):
stylistic origins: punk rock / Oi! / hardcore punk / pub rock / NWOBHM
cultural origins: early 1980s, United Kingdom

Street punk is a working-class subgenre of punk rock which emerged in the early 1980s, partly as a rebellion against the perceived artistic pretensions of the first wave of British punk. Street punk developed from the Oi! genre, and then continued to go beyond the confines of the original Oi! style.

street punk bands:

The Casualties – Chaos Sound;The Analogs — Blask SzminkiCheap Sex – Launch off to War:

 

fusion genres: D-beat


early 1980s > christian punk

christian punk:
stylistic origins: christian rock / punk rock / jesus music
cultural origins: early 1980s, United Kingdom, United States

Christian punk (christ punk) is punk rock with some degree of Christian lyrical content. Given the edginess of punk and some of its subgenres, such as hardcore punk, many bands have been rejected by the Christian music industry. Due to the message and nature of Christian punk, many traditional punks ridicule it. Examples of Christian punk bands include MxPx, Dogwood and Officer Negative.

see more: notable Christian bands that were part of or draw from traditional punk rock + playlist

see more: Christian bands that were part of or draw from pop punk rock and emo + playlist

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