If there’s an award for podcast of the year this should be the winner.

The band Hüsker Dü emerged in the late 1970s as one of the definitive punk acts from the midwest. Hear the story of their formation and career in the words of the band’s members and those that celebrate their indelible mark on rock music.

Logged into 750words today after recent reminders that it’s still going. I did five months of almost daily writing there back in 2010 and then stopped. My stuff is still all there. I think I would find the service more useful now so I’m going to start again.

Nice tribute to Malcolm Young in The New Yorker:

…if you can take your eyes off these two showmen for a moment, you might find your gaze drifting to the left of the drum riser, where a pugnacious long-haired kid (he looks like he’s still in high school), wearing jeans and a white T-shirt, is strumming his Gretsch guitar and shaking his leg in time to the driving beat. His name is Malcolm Young, and you could be forgiven for seeing him as just another part of the backing band, but he is in fact the mastermind of the whole operation, at once its visionary and its taskmaster. He is the soul of the band, its leader on and off the stage.