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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..."

Record Store Day 2018

Releases of note from this year's event

A rundown of some of the choicest records up for grabs this year.

The Beatles

Yellow Submarine

Restored in 4K for the 50th Anniversary of its release

Martin Freeman and Eddie Piller

Jazz On The Corner

Acid Jazz founder and actor mark release of compilation with BBC 6 Music radio show

The Penderyn Music Book Prize

The UK-based book prize for music titles

Billy Bragg Chris Difford & Cosey Fanni Tutti among shortlisted authors

Baxter Dury

New video and tour dates

Roger Sargent directed video and gigs with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Miles Kane

Announces UK tour dates

String of dates includes two nights at Moth Club, London

Roger Daltrey

'As Long As I Have You'

A new soulful album with contributions from Pete Townsend and Mick Talbot

Surfer Rosa

The Pixies' Breakthrough album hits 30

We take a look at the groundbreaking 1988 LP

JARV IS

Jarvis Cocker announces intimate tour

The Pulp frontman will perform two night 'rave in a cave'

This Year's Model

Elvis Costello's sophmore album at 40

We take a look at Elvis Costello & The Attractions' acclaimed 1978 LP

Subculture Uncovered

J.T. Soar, Nottingham

Former fruit & veg warehouse / DIY orientated music venue & studio

Going Deaf For A Living

The Story Of A Music Fan

Steve Lamacq tours the UK with his one man show

Subculture Weekender: Hamburg

The best hang-outs in the North German port

From sites of The Beatles famous residencies to the Rote Flora and Hamburger Schule

Songs To End An All Nighter

Top tracks picked from our Subculture playlists

From 'Goodnight Ladies' to 'Coming Down'

Pete Mckee

New exhibition ‘This Class Works’

Artist announces new exhibition in Sheffield

London Intl Ska Festival 2018

Independent festival returns for 31st year

Bands, DJs and fans from all over the world celebrate ska incredible evolution

Subculture Unsung: Stiff Records

The pioneering UK label formed in 1976

The label that gave the world Elvis Costello, The Damned & Ian Dury

Subculture Lost & Found: Manchester

Manchester's lost past & newly found hangouts

From The Haçienda to Sound Control via the Twisted Wheel

Girl Fight Records

Slaves launch their own label

Slaves announce the launch of their label with it's first release from debut signing Lady Bird.

Subculture Uncovered

Trades Club, Hebden Bridge

One of the venues taking part in Independent Venue Week - we celebrate the unique club

100 Club Stories

Stories wanted for 75th anniversary of 100 Club

Fred Perry x Ditto collaborate in celebration of the UK’s most beloved live music venue

Graham Coxon

End Of The F***ing World

The Blur guitarist's debut soundtrack score to accompany the C4/Netflix TV Series.

This Was Our Scene

By photographer Gregory Nolan

Images from the venue floors, stages, and after parties of London's '00s indie music scene.

This Feeling Big In 2018

A series of shows celebrating new music

A playlist of the best new bands, as chosen by our friends at This Feeling.

Shame

SubcultureLive - 100 Club / Tues 23rd January

'...one of the most thrilling, intoxicating, ludicrously entertaining British guitar records in an age.'

Subculture Weekender: Oslo

The best music hang-outs in Norway's capital

We take a trip to some of the places that give Oslo its unique vibe

British New Wave 2018

20 bands to soundtrack your life

Our 2018 round-up displays the thriving diversity of emerging British talent.

Subculture Sound 2017

This Year's Best Music Releases - Part One

Part One of Two. The music releases we feel were the soundtrack to 2017.

Subculture Sound 2017

This Year's Best Music Releases - Part Two

Part Two of Two. The music releases we feel were the soundtrack to 2017.

Alternative Xmas

Alternative anthems for the festive season

For when the novelty of Noddy Holder proclaiming it's Christmas starts to wear off.

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