How Punk Shaped Electronic Music

In most people’s minds, the roots of dance music seem pretty clear. Disco gave rise to house music and the art of club DJing. Reggae gave us soundsystem culture, and its musical DNA seeped into genres like jungle and dubstep. And sampling, a staple practice in club music, can be traced back to hip-hop. But is this the full story? In this video, we explore an overlooked link between punk rock and dance music, one that we’re still seeing the effects of to this day.