ULTRA, IN TIMES OF PANIC.

The rise and fall of the ultramodern Dutch take on post-punk pop experimentalism (1978–1983)

aka Har$

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The Young Lions, performing in Amsterdam record store Boudisque, February 1980 (photo: Young Lions)

In some respects, the state of 2012’s world bears a striking resemblance to that of approximately the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was an era dominated by unemployment, recession, austerity measures, and the rise of far-right ideologies across Europe. ‘No Future’

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aka Har$

is Harold Schellinx, a writer, artist, scientist living, working & roaming Amsterdam & elsewhere (harsmedia.com).