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In Praise Of The Album

National Album Day

Why we should be celebrating the way they make our lives spin

National Album Day - 13.10.2018

Album Artwork Through The Ages

New event celebrates the album format as a work of art

Richard Ashcroft

'Natural Rebel'

Verve frontman's 5th solo album

All Our Tomorrows

Full Line Up Announced!

Full line up, running order and times

Amy Winehouse Foundation Gala

London, Thursday 11th October

Enter to be in with a chance of joining Fred Perry’s table at the annual charity ball

Miles Kane

Amsterdam, Paris Temple, Cologne & Berlin

Join us for a series of acoustic gigs at select Fred Perry shops

Strummer Calling

An exhibition of Joe Strummer’s personal archive

To celebrate the release of the ‘Joe Strummer 001’ compilation

White / Ice / Maroon

A Takeover At Ken's Café

We take over West Ham’s finest pre-match breakfast spot with colours taken from the Fred Perry Shirt

All Our Tomorrows

The 100 Club, London, Sunday 7th October

A new music one-dayer showcasing the best new and emerging artists in the UK

All Our Tomorrows

The 100 Club, London, Sunday 7th October

Twelve of the most innovative UK artists, Tickets on sale now

AFROPUNK 2018

September 8th, Brixton, London

AFROPUNK returns to London as a week-long cultural event

Ladyhawke

Phillipa Margaret Brown

Phillipa Margaret Brown's masterfully timed electro pop-indie crossover LP

Primal Scream

Give Out But Don’t Give Up

The Original Memphis Recordings of nine Primal Scream songs

Subculture Uncovered

Whelan's, Dublin

One of Ireland's most loved music venues approaches its 30th year

The Kinks

'Are The Village Green Preservation Society' at 50

Anniversary release includes previously unreleased track

The Mighty Redcar

New BBC documentary series

Television series shines a light on an overlooked seaside town and its counterculture

BANDS FC

Bands as football teams. Football teams as bands.

Exploring the inextricable link between music and football.

Sons Of Raphael

Debut EP

London duo release 'A Nation Of Bloodsuckers'

Black / Champagne / Champagne

Each colourway has its own story

Listen to the Spotify playlist

FRED PERRY GOLD

A time-capsule of unbelievable Fred Perry gear

Available to buy for one weekend only

Afropunk Brooklyn

Feel the music, free your mind

25th – 26th August Commodore Barry Park

FRED PERRY x RAF SIMONS AUTUMN 2018

We celebrate and look to the future

10 years of collaboration between Fred Perry & Raf Simons

Joe Strummer

Compilation of Joe Strummer outside The Clash

32 tracks and including 12 previously unreleased songs

Rough Trade Books

Exploring counter-culture in printed word & image

New publishing arm launches with 12 pamphlets by leading, writers, musicians & creatives

Creation23

Alan McGee launches new 7" label

"...there’s a lot of good music around, and it feels like a good time to do it."

Brisbane Sound

10 bands from Brisbane you need to hear now

Emerging music in Australia's third biggest city

Stone Foundation

New album 'Everybody, Anyone'

All star contributions include Paul Weller, Mick Talbot and Steve White of The Style Council

The Public Image Is Rotten

A behind-the-scenes look at John Lydon and PiL

New documentary showing in cinemas in the UK

Paul Weller

New album 'True Meanings'

His 14th LP as a solo artist, and the 26th studio album of his career

Subculture Unsung: Rosetta Tharpe

A pioneer of what would become rock n' roll

80 years after her first record - a hugely overlooked musical innovator

Small Faces

50 years of ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’

Regarded as the highpoint in Small Faces' career

Lost & Found: Sheffield

Sheffield's lost past and new hangouts

From The Locarno and The Limit to Yellow Arch Studios and Delicious Clam

The Who

'Who Are You' at 40

The Who's 8th studio album 40 years after its 1978 release

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

The most forgotten soundtrack of all time?

The Bee Gees, Alice Cooper, Steve Martin & Frankie Howerd cover The Beatles with George Martin

Slaves

'Acts of Fear and Love'

New songs, album and video featuring Blur's Dave Rowntree

Subculture Uncovered

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Leeds' Independent venue loved by Johnny Marr and many more

Underworld & Iggy Pop

Teatime Dub Encounters

Collaboration owing its roots to the Trainspotting soundtracks

York Sound

10 bands from York you need to hear now

New music from the city that gave the world Shed Seven and The Seahorses

Subculture Uncovered

The Green Door Store, Brighton

Located directly underneath Brighton Railway Station, this is one of the city's most loved hubs for live DIY music.

Miles Kane

'Cry On My Guitar'

T. Rex inspired song co-written with Jamie T

X Ray Spex

40 years of 'Identity' and 'Germfree Adolescents'

The often overlooked contribution of Poly Styrene and X Ray Spex

100 Club Stories

Fred Perry and Ditto

Celebrating 75 years of the iconic London venue

Subculture Lost & Found: Liverpool

Liverpool's lost and found musical hangouts

From The Cavern and Eric's to The Invisible Wind Factory

IDLES

‘Joy As An Act of Resistance’

Bristol band announce sophomore LP

Subculture Unsung: Late Of The Pier

10 years on from 'Fantasy Black Channel'

One of the most overlooked bands of the past two decades?

Johnny Marr

Call The Comet

Legendary guitarist's 3rd solo album

Coventry Sound

10 bands from Coventry you need to hear now

New music from the city that gave the world The Specials and The Selecter

Covers

Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

Alex Bartsch documents the London locations of reggae record sleeves from 1967-1988

Subculture Unsung: The JCM800

The amp that gave loud to the people?

The amplifier of choice of Kevin Shields, Steve Jones, 'Fast' Eddie Clarke, Slash and more

The Big Moon

SubcultureLive - 100 Club / Thu 14th June

A line up of exceptional & creative artists emerging from the new UK scene

Nia Wyn

New song featuring Paul Weller

Watch our first play of the Welsh newcomer's new video

Trojan 50

Iconic Record Label Celebrates Its 50th Year

From Duke Reid to Bob Marley, the label that brought ska and reggae to the UK

Subculture Uncovered

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Established in 1983 to champion Welsh culture

Tim Burgess

'As I Was Now'

Charlatans frontman's collaboration with members of The Horrors, Primal Scream and MBV

Subculture Weekender: Reykjavik

The best music hang-outs in Iceland's capital

Venues, bars & cafes of one of Europe's most independently minded cities

PiL

SubcultureLive - 100 Club / Weds 20th June

John Lydon plays The 100 Club for the first time since 1976

Boy Azooga

New song, album & UK tour dates

Debut LP slated for release via Heavenly Recordings

Madrid Sound

10 bands from Madrid you need to hear now

Some of the best emerging talent from Spain's capital

Subculture Lost & Found: Nottingham

Nottingham's lost & newly found musical places

From The Hippo to The Bomb via the Chameleon Cafe and JT Soar.

Record Store Day

Daniel Dylan Wray on independent record shops

"The great success of RSD was igniting a conversation in people’s lives about why record shops were important..."

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