'Smells Like Teen Spirit' is a four-part documentary series exploring the evolution of music tribes in Ireland over the last sixty years. From Teddy Boys to Punks, New Romantics to Emo's - we talk to musicians, authors and the people who were there. Made by Shane Galvin for Dublin-based radio station Phantom, the series includes commentary on a wide range of subcultures including Teddy Boys, Rockers, Mods, Hippies, Skinheads, Punks, Rockabilly, Psychobilly, New Romantics, Goths, Metallers, B-boys/Hip-Hop, Ravers, Grungers, Emos and Hipsters.
Contributors include Eamon Carr, Garry O'Neill (Author of 'Where Were You?'), Alison O' Donnell (Mellow Candle), Dara Higgins (The Jimmy Cake), Stompin' George, Mim Scala (Author of 'Diary Of A Teddy Boy'), Laura Lee-Conboy, Daragh O' Halloran (Author of 'Greenbeat') and legendary mod - Irish Jack Lyons, plus many many more.
Episode 1: 'The Peacocks Come To Town' (The 50's and 60's)
Teddy Boys, Rockers, Mods, Hippies
Episode 2: 'Sticking The Boot In' (The 70's)
Skinheads, Punks and the Rockabilly revival
Episode 3: 'The Streets Are Alive' (The 80's)
Mod revival, Psychobilly, New Romantics, Goths, Metallers, B-boys/Hip-Hop
Episode 4: 'Where Have All The Tribes Gone?' (90's to now)
Ravers, Grungers, Emos, Hipsters