History

Experimental Fandom, Bootleg and DIY Star

In 1993, a rather small but very active bunch of music fans and artists managed to pull out the perfect treat for Portuguese Punk lovers: a concert in Campo Pequeno arena, right at the heart of Lisbon, headlined by Sonic

Experimental Fandom, Bootleg and DIY Star

In 1993, a rather small but very active bunch of music fans and artists managed to pull out the perfect treat for Portuguese Punk lovers: a concert in Campo Pequeno arena, right at the heart of Lisbon, headlined by Sonic

Proto-Punk. A personal insight.

Music writers and critics started to label bands that pre-dated the punk rock boom in 1976 as proto-punk. The term defines pretty much itself, so every non-conventional raw rock’n’roll rebellious and abrasive acts – All were put in the same

Proto-Punk. A personal insight.

Music writers and critics started to label bands that pre-dated the punk rock boom in 1976 as proto-punk. The term defines pretty much itself, so every non-conventional raw rock’n’roll rebellious and abrasive acts – All were put in the same

Punk revolution: no feelings, no fun, no future

Regarding its ideology in the English context, punk assumes its position as an oppositional movement in the artistic, economic and social dimensions. It appears in a period shaped by the strong economic crisis and claims to be directed at the

Punk revolution: no feelings, no fun, no future

Regarding its ideology in the English context, punk assumes its position as an oppositional movement in the artistic, economic and social dimensions. It appears in a period shaped by the strong economic crisis and claims to be directed at the

Punk is not dead: a brief statement

“I don’t think punks live differently… when I was a kid I emphasized much more the aesthetics. Certainly when the word punk is so distorted that no longer can’t use it, then I stop using it. A guy already knows

Punk is not dead: a brief statement

“I don’t think punks live differently… when I was a kid I emphasized much more the aesthetics. Certainly when the word punk is so distorted that no longer can’t use it, then I stop using it. A guy already knows

Punk fanzines in Portugal (1978-2013): a cronotopy

Though the emergence of the first fanzines had happened in the decades of 1920-30, associated with the sci-fi fans, truth is that the fanzines production, distribution and consumption only attained global relevance with the emergence of the punk phenomenon in

Punk fanzines in Portugal (1978-2013): a cronotopy

Though the emergence of the first fanzines had happened in the decades of 1920-30, associated with the sci-fi fans, truth is that the fanzines production, distribution and consumption only attained global relevance with the emergence of the punk phenomenon in

The radio and the musical press in the emergence of punk in Portugal

The first echoes that something different was emerging in Great Britain and the United States arrived at Portugal in 1976 through the airwaves of the Rádio Renascença and the presenter António Sérgio in his night show, Rotação. It was a

The radio and the musical press in the emergence of punk in Portugal

The first echoes that something different was emerging in Great Britain and the United States arrived at Portugal in 1976 through the airwaves of the Rádio Renascença and the presenter António Sérgio in his night show, Rotação. It was a

Genesis of punk in Portugal: the local and global

In Portugal, the April 1974 Revolution worked as an explosion of wills, claims and manifestations and in that sense it was favorable to the happening of punk in Portugal. In the city of Lisbon, small youth groups were in touch

Genesis of punk in Portugal: the local and global

In Portugal, the April 1974 Revolution worked as an explosion of wills, claims and manifestations and in that sense it was favorable to the happening of punk in Portugal. In the city of Lisbon, small youth groups were in touch

Opening

«Attention! Attention! Public warning! Attention! Attention! Public warning!» (Mão Morta, 1999) Today, a leak occurred in the system. KISMIF abandoned the office and now hosts on HTML in order to tempt you for a visit through the virtual space of

Opening

«Attention! Attention! Public warning! Attention! Attention! Public warning!» (Mão Morta, 1999) Today, a leak occurred in the system. KISMIF abandoned the office and now hosts on HTML in order to tempt you for a visit through the virtual space of