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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

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

Subculture Unsung: Rosetta Tharpe

A pioneer of what would become rock n' roll

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

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


We celebrate and look to the future

10 years of collaboration between Fred Perry & Raf Simons


'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


‘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


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


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


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

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