"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

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These rare photos, published recently in Sam Nee's book "Atypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution" ("Untypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution"), show women from the world of alternative music. And all this against the background of the evolution of musical styles-from the appearance of punk in the UK in the late 70s to the American grunge of the 80s and even a little further.

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Punk girls. In the center is Belinda Carlisle from the punk band Go-Go's. Los Angeles, 1978. Photo by Mike Murphy

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Kim Gordon, alternative rock band Sonic Youth. Somewhere in Connecticut, 1987. Photo by Scott Munro

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Paulie Styrin, the punk rock band X-Ray Spex. London, 1977. Photo by Jeremy Gibbs

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Two protesting girls at a march for women's rights. Washington, DC, 1992. Photo by Pat Graham

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Gee Vosher from the band CRASS. Liverpool, England, 1979. Photo by Mark Nick Jordan

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

A fan of the rock band Hüsker Dü. Somewhere in New Jersey, 1984. Photo by David Mackenzie

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Punk rock band Slant 6. Washington, DC, 1992. Photo by Pat Graham

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Pop-punk band Dolly Mixture. Doncaster, England, 1981. Photo by Rich Gunter

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Protesters at the March for Women's Rights. Washington, DC, 1992. Photo by Pat Graham

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Stef Petticoat from the post-punk band Petticoats. London, 1980. Photo by Stephanie Heinrich

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Two post-punk fans. Wimbledon, London, 1980. Photo by Anita Corbin

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Claire Kearney and Liz Gutekunst from Cancer Girls. Washington, DC, 1979. Photo by Peter Muiz

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Rehearsal in the genre of Riot Grrrl

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Kim Gordon from Sonic Youth. Hoboken, New Jersey, 1984. Photo by Dave Rick

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Dancing to the music of the Big Boys. Houston, 1980. Photo by Ben Tecumseh DeSoto

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Ari Ap from the band Slits, 1979. Photo by Graham McIndoe

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

The band Bikini Kill, 1993. Photo by Pat Graham

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Bodysnatchers, 1980. Photo by Neil Anderson

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Skinned Teen, 1983. Photo by Greg Nate

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Strawberry Switchblade, 1982. Photo by Peter MacArthur

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Lunachicks, 1989. Photo by Joe Dilworth

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Modettes, 1980. Courtesy of Neil Anderson

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Altered Images, 1981. Courtesy of Neil Anderson

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Jane Fox from the punk band Marine Girls, 1981. Photo by Mark Flander

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

The Twinsets, 1981. Photo by Simon C

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

GUN CLUB, 1981. Photo by Mick Mercer

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Bilinda Butcher, My Bloody Valentine band, 1988. Courtesy of Joe Dilworth

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Julia Kafritz with Pussy Galore, 1988. Photo by G. G. Gonson

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Sonic Youth, 1987. Photo by Scott Munro

"Atypical girls": representatives of the punk movement from the 70s to the 90s

Courtney Love, 1991. Photo by Brad Segal

Keywords: 70s | 80s | 90s | Girls | Musicians | Punks | Postpunk | Subculture | Subcultures

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