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"Looking sharp in matching dinner jackets, they blasted through revved-up versions of Tommy Roe's "Dizzy," The Monkees' "(I'm Not Your) Stepping Stone," The Music Explosion's "Little Bit o' Soul" and other chestnuts, cutting straight through every hangover in the room. The frontman Allen Hill was a dervish in constant motion, working the crowd and testifying to the power of old-time rock 'n' roll to soothe your soul."Here's Fat Tony's SXSW recap. He liked Cubic Zirconia.
This fascinating look into the workings of a DIY punk community also examines the scene's shortcomings, such as undercurrents of sexism as well as the problem of self-sufficiency, which pressures some to seek out the same corporate avenues to which the scene strives to be an alternative. Features live footage and interviews with Latterman, On the Might of Princes, The Insurgent, Seven Days of Samsara, plus show-goers, scenesters, zinesters and activists.Sounds cool. 8 p.m.