Tag Archives: 1981

The Underground Remembered – Jim Sullivan
There’s always a lot of chatter about the “underground,” generally the mythical rock ‘n’ roll underground, that credible, real music scene that exists [...]

– Michael Marotta, Vanyaland Editor

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Michael Marotta, Vanyaland Editor – On The Underground
XTC “Respectable Street” – from “Urgh! A Music War” 1981
X “Johnny Hit And Run Paulene – Los Angeles 1981
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Broad St. Block Party “Arrest Dr. Kruell!!!”_The Honorable Kevin White
Broad St. was an epicenter of night time action pouring in and out of places such as Cantone’s, Mavericks, and around the corner at the Space. Broad St. [...]
Siouxsie and The Banshees “Hong Kong Garden” – Germany 1981
Pere Ubu “Birdies” – “Urgh! A Music War” 1981
English Beat “Mirror In The Bathroom” – Dance Craze, Film 1981
Dead Kennedy’s “California Uber Alles” – Mabulay Gardens, San Francisco 1981
Gang of Four “He’d Send In The Army” – from, “Urgh! A Music War” 1981

Produced and Edited by Jan Crocker

Mighty Ions “George The Animal Steele” – Boston Arena 1981

Live film produced by Benjamin Bergery & Jan Crocker
with the MIT Film/Video Section
Edited by Jan Crocker

Song “Blonde in a White Car” written by Norma Thorman & Marc Thor

Lou Miami & The Kosmetixs “Blonde in a White Car” – Spit, Boston 1981