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Lime Wire, the P2P, Gnutella & Torrent Client is under a court-ordered injunction to stop distributing and supporting its file-sharing software. In case you forgot, downloading or sharing copyrighted content without authorization is illegal.

The company says it will comply with a court injunction to turn off “the searching, downloading, uploading, file trading and/or file distribution functionality, and/or all functionality” of its software, which remains one of the most popular methods of finding free–and illegal–music on the Web. The company’s moves won’t affect other open source clients that run on the same Gnutella network, like FrostWire.

Meanwhile, LimeWire’s parent company, Lime Group, is prepping a new music service that it says will be legal, and should be due out in a month.

I've never used Slimewire. It seemed like it was virus infested anyway.

Nevermind The Bollocks


On this date in 1977, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols was released in the UK. It is the Sex Pistols only studio album. Fans and critics alike generally regard the album as an extremely important album in the history of rock music. In 2003, Rolling Stone named it the forty-first greatest album of all time on their list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

The album was released on 27 October 1977 through Virgin Records.

Older versions of most of the album's songs also appeared on a bootleg album called Spunk, which consists of demo recordings the band had made during 1976 and January 1977, and which was released shortly before Never Mind the Bollocks.

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The Punk Rock Movie

The Punk Rock Movie (this link will stream the entire movie FREE on Google Video)
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Assembled from Super 8 camera footage shot by Don Letts, the disc jockey at The Roxy club during the early days of the UK punk rock movement, principally during the 100 days in 1977 in which punk acts were featured at The Roxy club in London.

Watch it here or follow the link above.

Old Skool

Here at the P5 it isn't just about Punk and New Wave. While Punk Rock and New Wave was the big scene Downtown, Old Skool Rap and Graffiti culture was starting to emerge Uptown.

By the 1970s, poverty in New York City was rampant. The middle-class fled the area and the local black and Latino gangs began to grow in power. Hip-hop music originated in 1970s at block parties in The Bronx. Old school DJs would often sample disco and funk tracks such as "Good Times" by Chic.

In 1979, graffiti artist Lee Quinones and Fab 5 Freddy were given a gallery opening in Rome by art dealer Claudio Bruni. For many outside of New York, it was their first encounter with the art form. Fab 5 Freddy's friendship with Debbie Harry influenced Blondie's single "Rapture" (Chrysalis, 1981). And who can forget Malcolm McLaren's unlikely foray into hip hop in 1980, when he first met Afrika Bambaataa on the streets of Manhattan. Then later released the album "Duck Rock" in 1983 (too much of that snow white!).

STYLE WARS is regarded as the indispensable document of New York Street culture and subway graffiti art of the early '80s, It is a record of a golden age of youthful creativity that exploded into the world from a city in crisis.

Watch the entire movie here or see the Videoload below.

Videoload: Style Wars, A Movie About Graffiti Kings sundasill on USTREAM. Hip-Hop/Rap (this link will stream the entire movie FREE on
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Check This Out: - An extensive list of Old Skool NYC Graffiti Artists with pictures their bombs and tags.


Sony Retires the Cassette Walkman After 30 Years
The first Walkman was produced in 1979. The picture shows the TPS-L2, the world’s first portable (mass-produced) stereo.

Wikipedia: Walkman



Ari Up, a Founder of the Slits Punk Band, Dies at 48 -

"I Heard It Through The Grapevine" that Arianna Up (Forster), the singer of the Slits, died on Wednesday in Los Angeles. She was 48 (thanks biopunk).
Her death was reported on the Web site of her stepfather, John Lydon,

Fourteen Reasons The Slits' Ari Up Was Cool

Wikipedia: The Slits

Official Website:

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Blogload 3: (for Estanis) The Slits - Primavera Festival 2010


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