Folk and punk. The two words just don't go together. It seems wrong in every way to link preachy acoustic guitars and morals-steeped friendship circles with the volatility and contempt of punk. Yet if you say the words slowly, one after another, back and forth, a slightly alliterative slant rhyme begins, and it makes you stop and think: Folk music at its best functions as social commentary; punk at its best functions as social criticism. Perhaps these sounds are not oil and... More >>>