Since punk rock was born — or at least since the Clash signed to a major label — disillusioned ex-punks have been pronouncing it dead. Happily, that oft-repeated obituary hasn't reached the basement of a south-side two-family flat, where a few dozen heads are bobbing to the Humanoids and only the occasional ringtone gives evidence that this is 2007 — and not 1997 or 1987. Who cares if you can barely hear the singer through the jury-rigged PA? So what if you couldn't make out the words in the shouted vocal blur, even if you could hear it? Between the twin-guitar buzz and frontman Tim Clarkson's wall-climbing nerd gymnastics, there's no mystery as to what the... More >>>