The Ultimate Halloween Tracks: No Matter The Agenda, Only The Essentials With No Tricks Just Treats

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the ultimate halloween tracks

Featured Image: Charles Robinson With the leaves falling and nights getting shorter, Halloween or the affectionately named ‘Spooky Season’, is just around the corner. Classic tracks such as ‘Time Warp’, ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Thriller’, might be the usual candidates for the soundtrack of your ghostly evening. However, we decided to put together a list of the… Read more »

The Dream Team: Rock’s Greatest Musicians Banded Together for the Finest Fantasy Line-Up

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Hallucination

Throughout the years, the world of rock has seen many talented artists take to the stage. We’re collecting together some of rock’s greatest musicians of the past and present, with the premise of imagining how extraordinary it might have been if they had formed a band. Delegating roles wasn’t easy, however, these are the names… Read more »

From the Underground Book Collection: The Roxy Our Story – The Club That Forged Punk in 100 Nights of Madness Mayhem and Misfortune

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The Roxy Our Story: The Club That Forged Punk In 100 Nights Of Madness Mayhem And Misfortune “It’s a rarely detailed account, proper eyewitness gold” – Kris Needs Underground is known for its associations with punk culture, often championing the venues which brought the genre to the masses. We have discussed Manchester’s The Hacienda before,… Read more »

From the Underground Book Collection: Turn The World Dayglo – The Creative Life Of Poly Styrene

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Turn the World Dayglo

Turn the World Dayglo: The Creative Life of Poly Styrene “I think her legacy is: ‘Don’t be scared of being different. Embrace it, harness it.’ Poly will be remembered for being the one who opened the doors for so many people who were different and wanted to express themselves.” – Mike Bennett Underground has always… Read more »

From the Underground Book Collection: Defying Gravity by Jordan Mooney and Cathi Unsworth

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Defying Gravity by Jordan Mooney

Defying Gravity: Jordan’s Story by Jordan Mooney and Cathi Unsworth “Jordan created punk rock. She was selling it on the front line”- Adam Ant Caught up in the chaos as anarchy began to sweep the UK, Jordan Mooney (real name Pamela Rooke) was at the centre of the movement. Originally a ballet student from Sussex,… Read more »

From the Underground Book Collection: Spirit of 76, London Punk Eyewitness by John Ingham

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SPIRIT OF 76

Spirit of 76 by John Ingham Taken over ten days and three shows, these photographs triumphantly showcase the energy, fashion and palpable atmosphere of 1976. From innocent beginnings to becoming portrayed as ‘violent’ by the mass media following a few incidents, punk quickly became known to the mainstream public. Boasting unseen photographs from the early… Read more »