Every Record I Own - Day 268: Crass Penis Envy
Did anyone really like Crass upon first listen?
As a teenager, I was initially drawn to their logo—the weird ouroboros / cross / swastika emblem that seemed nearly as ubiquitous in punk culture as the Black Flag bars. I expected circle pit tempos, beefed up guitars, truncated songs. So I bought a cassette copy of Stations of the Crass without hearing a note of their music and spent countless hours in my bedroom trying to make sense of their militaristic…Read more