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Garage punk

Music genre
NameGarage punk
Stylistic originsGarage rock, punk rock, protopunk, Rockabilly
Other influences include:
1960s soul, beat music, surf music, power pop, hardcore punk, 1960s psychedelia
Cultural originsEarly 1980s in United States
Typical instrumentsElectric guitar - Bass - drums - Keyboards
Mainstream popularityLargely underground, but some bands have had mainstream success.
Derivative formsGarage rock revival
Alternative rock
Regional scenesUnited Kingdom - USA - Canada - Sweden - Japan
Other topicsTimeline of alternative rock- Timeline of punk rock

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Garage punk is a fusion of garage rock and punk rock. It is fast-paced lo-fi music characterized by a dirty, choppy guitar sound—usually played by bands who are on independent record labels or who are unsigned. Garage punk bands often distance themselves from hardcore and political punk bands.

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