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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.


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.


SubcultureLive - 100 Club / Tues 12th December

Music, fashion and art collide - the most thrilling and vital new band in years

Subculture Uncovered

The Windmill, Brixton

"100% at the forefront of finding amazing bands..."

Songs That Define Teenage Years

Top tracks picked from our Subculture playlists

Selected by the likes of Don Letts, Gary Crowley, Carl Barât and Mark E. Smith

Doc'n Roll Film Festival 2017

Music Documentary Festival returns for 4th Year

Some of the films appearing this year

Subculture Unsung: DJ Colin Curtis

50 Years: From Northern Soul To House Music

Josh Ray on the career of the British DJ and his contribution to dance culture

Songs That Bring People Together

Top tracks picked from our Subculture playlists

From 'Give Peace a Chance' to 'I Feel Love'

The Thurston Moore Group

SubcultureLive - 100 Club / Tues 7th November

A true icon and innovator plays the legendary club for the first time in 30 years.

Bridlington Scooter Rally

An evening of bands at The Priory, Bridlington

The Strawberries, Capital Eye, Nick Tudor & more

Forgotten Collaborations

When legends and icons come together

From The Smoking Mojo Filters to Terry Hall and Salad

Amsterdam Sound

20 Amsterdam bands you need to hear now

Some of the best emerging talent from the Netherlands capital

The Jam - 1977

40th Anniversary Box Set

We take a look at some of the iconic band's best moments from an eventful year

Subculture Seldom Seen: 'The La's 1987'

Rarities Album Release and Exhibition

Exhibition celebrates the 30th anniversary of the first tour by seminal Liverpool band The La’s

Like Dylan in the Movies

10 Of The Best Musical Documentaries

From 'Dont Look Back' to 'The Kids Are Alright' to 'Supersonic', we look at some music docs

Print The Legend

10 Of The Best Musical Biopics

A run through some cinematic interpretations of musical legends

Strangeways, Here We Come

30 Years On From The Smiths' 4th & Final Album

A look at some of The Smiths' finest musical moments

Street Sound and Style

Series celebrates British sounds and styles

Channel 4's innovative programmes directed by Ewen Spencer

Sampling - The Origin

10 Songs From The Pioneers of Sampling

It's Pop It's Art

Visual Cover Versions Of Era Defining Songs

Graphic interpretations of seminal song lyrics by designers and artists


Revisiting Collaborations With James Lavelle & Co

Tracing the family Tree that makes up UNKLE's collaborative history

The Libertines

Tiddely om Pom Pom Tour

Autumn tour of British seaside towns with amazing list of support bands

'Blur' at 20

Blur's eponymous album 20 years on

Blur change direction post Britpop with their 1997 album

Urban Hymns

A look at some of The Verve's most poignant lyrics

Another great '90s album hits the two decade mark.

Who To See?

2017's Last Summer Festivals

Who's on the line ups of End Of The Road, Bestival & Festival No6

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