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Notable Quotable: Ian MacKaye on punk


"If you ask me now what punk is, I would say it's the free space. It's a spot where new ideas can be presented without the requirement of profit, which is what largely steers most sorts of creative offerings in our culture. Some of the most brilliant people I ever met in my life gravitated around the underground." -- Ian MacKaye

Read the full interview with Ian MacKaye in the NEA Arts magazine on artists who were "ahead of their time." 


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