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Culturcide: Houston’s 1980s Experimental Noise Phenomenon

Dan Workman tells us about his band Culturcide, a Houston-based experimental noise group in the 1980s. The band is best known for its 1986 album Tacky Souvenirs of Pre-Revolutionary America, which featured satirical lyrics overdubbed on famous songs by other artists — something that garnered the group numerous legal threats.

Dan Workman tells us about his band Culturcide, a Houston-based experimental noise group in the 1980s.

The band is best known for its 1986 album Tacky Souvenirs of Pre-Revolutionary America, which featured satirical lyrics overdubbed on famous songs by other artists — something that garnered the group numerous legal threats.

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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