924 Gilman Celebrates a History of Punk

gimme-better-200x200The book traces the rise, and — for some, the fall — of bands and institutions that have had an impact on music and culture around the world. The Dead Kennedys, Operation Ivy, Green Day, Lookout Records, Maximum RocknRoll. But it doesn’t skip over the bands and the people who helped shape the Bay Area in their own small or strange ways. Or if not shaped, at least added some humor or drama.

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Molly Samuel

Molly joined KQED as an intern in 2007, and since then has worked here as a reporter, producer, director and blogger. Molly has also reported for NPR, KALW and High Country News, and has produced audio stories for The Encyclopedia of Life and the Oakland Museum of California. She has a degree in Ancient Greek from Oberlin College and is a co-founder of the record label True Panther Sounds.

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