Sometimes Always Never
"Sometimes it's hard to find the right words"
New British film from director, Carl Hunter, and writer, Frank Cottrell Boyce, starring Bill Nighy
What Do I Get?
Buzzcocks and the art of Malcolm Garrett
Special exhibition celebrating 40 years of Garrett’s distinctive artwork for the band
Inna De Yard - 'The Soul of Jamaica'
All star Jamaican reggae outfit
Contemporary reworks of 13 iconic Jamaican recordings
50 years of The Who's rock opera
Pete Townshend's epic tale of Pinball Wizards, Acid Queens and miracles
A Grand Don't Come For Free
15 years since Mike Skinner reinvented the concept album for the 21st Century
SubcultureLive - 100 Club / Fri 2nd August
Haiku Hands headline a line up of forward-looking and genre-defying new music
Subculture Lost & Found
Newcastle's lost past and new hangouts
From Club a Gogo and Tuxedo Junction to Think Tank?
The Stone Roses
30 years of the iconic debut album
A record that captured the time and place of its creation and changed music forever
Martin Freeman & Eddie Piller
Soul On The Corner
The Acid Jazz founder and actor follow up their well received Jazz compilation with with this Soul filled record.
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.