The best music hang-outs in Ljubljana
A vibrant city with a scene that reflects its independent spirit
The Specials - Record Store Day
Win an ultra-rare signed 7” Single
Win a copy of the '10 Commandments' Record Store Day 2019 single feat. Saffiyah Khan
The Fleece, Bristol
The southwesterly bohemian city's largest independent venue, founded in 1982.
Just For A Moment
Life after Small Faces and Faces - a new boxset collects Ronnie Lane's other works
A look at Lady Sovereign's artistic output
A decade on form her last release - a pioneer of bringing UK grime into the mainstream?
Musicians & Activism
From Lennon to The Specials & Saffiyah Khan
When musicians challenge establishment & injustice
Maximum Rock ‘N’ Roll: The Singles
Singles compilation sets out to cover 30 years of the band's releases
New boxset considers the evolution of independent British music in the 1990s
Art Comes First
Friday 29th & Saturday 30th March
DJ Sets, Panel Talks & Drinks at Fred Perry Coal Drops Yard
Peter Jackson to direct new documentary
Based around never-released footage taken while The Beatles recorded 'Let It Be'
Banned By The BBC
Too controversial for the British airwaves?
George Formby to Sex Pistols - songs that share the honour of getting banned by the BBC
Writing about music...
...is like dancing about architecture
The continued appeal of books about songs and artists
Debut single 'Combustion'
The debut single from the SubcultureLive alumni and Fat White Family collaborators
& The Puta Madres - debut album & tour
Details on the debut from Pete Doherty's new band and lead single 'Who’s Been Having You Over' released
Lost & Found: Leeds
Leeds' lost past and new hangouts
From The Refectory and Brudenell to The Hollbeck
The best music hang-outs in Antwerp
Converted churches and meat packing factories - the Belgium city's unique club scene
'One Step Forward. Two Steps Back'
Billy Bragg announces ambitious tour of 3 date stops around the UK
New Order's final album with Factory Records
30 years of New Order's Balearic inspired 5th album
Gentleman’s Dub Club
New album - 'Lost In Space'
Futuristic British reggae from the London/Leeds nine-piece
London artist taking creative control
A look at the progressive pop stars output as she directs, produces and edits all her own visuals
Ian Dury & The Blockheads
'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick'
40 years since Ian Dury topped the UK charts with this post punk anthem
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
The venue that brought Oasis, The Verve and The Manics to Scotland
Fat White Family
Fat White Family return with details for their third album and share first track 'Feet'.
SubcultureLive - 100 Club / Fri 1st February
Stream the live premiere of the album tonight on Steve Lamacq's show from 6pm
Subculture Unsung: Flood
One of the key innovators of the last 40 yrs
From Nick Cave and Erasure to Curve and PJ Harvey - the sonic vision of Mike Ellis
This Feeling Big in 2019
A series of shows celebrating new music
A Playlist of the best new bands, as chosen by our friends at This Feeling.
A year of unique gigs at The 100 Club & beyond
From PiL at The 100 Club and an all-day-festival to Peggy Gou in Milan - a diverse year of music
Subculture Sound 2018
This Year's Best Music Releases - Part Two
Part Two of Two. The music releases we feel were the soundtrack to 2018.
Subculture Sound 2018
This Year's Best Music Releases - Part One
Part One of Two. The music releases we feel were the soundtrack to 2018.
Pete Shelley | 1955-2018
In memory of one of punk's most erudite voices
One of the most eloquent lyricists and musicians of his generation
Subculture Unsung: Daphne Oram
An early champion of British electronic music
Electronic music pioneer and co-founder of the Radiophonic Workshop
'I'm Outta Time'
The beginning of the end of an era
It's 10 years since Oasis released their penultimate single.
Alternative anthems for the festive season
For when the novelty of Noddy Holder proclaiming it's Christmas starts to wear off.
The Style Council
Modernism: A New Decade
Ahead of its time with almost ten years between recording and release
Subculture Weekender: Milan
The best hang-outs in Northern Italy's big city
We take a trip to some of the places that give Milan its unique vibe
A Short Film by Dean Chalkley
A short film about one of the UK's most exciting young talents will be screened at the V&A museum
Horace Panter reimagines The Beano
Classic British comic gets punk pop-art makeover
The Specials bassist and artist paints Beano characters into iconic '60s pop-art paintings
25 Years of Nirvana Unplugged
An influence on both sides of the Atlantic
A global phenomenon at the time, we look at MTV's 1993 live recording
Another Music In A Different Kitchen & Love Bites
40 years of the Buzzcocks' seminal first two albums and anniversary editions
SubcultureLive - 100 Club / Thurs 6th December
Goat Girl return to the 100 Club as headliners of a night of new music
Lost & Found: Birmingham
Birmingham's lost past & newly found venues
From Ronnie Scott's to The Hare & Hounds via Mothers and The Flapper
'White Album' at 50
Anniversary Editions include Esher Demo's and previously unreleased Session Recordings
The Five Bells, New Cross, London
One of the capital's best places to find contemporary youth counterculture
Subculture Unsung: Dan Treacy
One of the great British songwriters
Singer, songwriter and frontman for the highly influential Television Personalities
Fred Perry Coal Drops Yard
We open the doors of our brand new shop
The latest collections & collaborations in a truly unique space
The Specials - 'Encore'
New LP and 40th Anniversary Tour
The first new material from The Specials in 37 years
All Mod Cons
40 years of The Jam's third album
The Jam establish themselves as a political voice and a commercial success
The late soul singer's final album 'Black Velvet'
New release explores unreleased material from Charles Bradley's career