Vincent Caruso is a freelance writer and editor based in Chicago, IL. Musings on the topics of music, culture and politics have appeared in the likes of Prefix Magazine, the Daily Beast, Reason Magazine, Brooklyn Vegan, Design Bureau and others. Author of several regrets and producer of many aborted ideas. I believe in a higher power chord. Frequently cyberbullied at @vncnt_csmr.
30 Years Ago: Sonic Youth Perfect Their Sound on ‘Sister’
Sonic Youth found the balance between experimentalism and pop structures that would serve them well over the next few years on 1987's 'Sister.'
40 Years Ago: The Sex Pistols Crash the Queen’s Silver Jubilee
In a jeering display of monarchical mockery, the band ferried alongside the Queen on the River Thames, blasting the treasonous anthems plaguing the Commonwealth.
Fugazi Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
Ever since their late-'80s beginnings in the Washington, D.C., hardcore punk scene, Fugazi have been celebrated for their uncompromising approach to music.
30 Years Ago: Fugazi Is Born
Political disaffection is baked into Fugazi's very name.