Around the World in 80s Music: Punk from East and Southeast Asia Wed, 2018-06-13 16:12

Diverging from my usual collection of global pop, disco and dance, this week ATWI80sM takes a look at the punk scenes from three different Asian countries. Covering Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan, this episode highlights the similar trajectories of these nations’ punk scenes as well as highlighting their roles in the political and social upheavals of the ‘1980s’ that these societies experienced.

Third World Chaos – We Are the One
Death Side – Fight Your Way
Blackbird – Planetary Work Machine
The Stalin – Romantist
Gauze – Distort Japan
Gobyernong Impakto – The Flag (Live)
Blackbird – L’Internationale
Shonen Knife – Miracles
Dead Ends – New Life
Double X – Cool Guy
Urban Bandits – Nagpapapansin
Blackbird – Nuclear Ash
IOV – Lebanese Child
Philippine Violators – Yesterday
Shonen Knife – Burning Farm
Third World Chaos – Insult the Useless
The Stalin – MONEY