Underground Then and Now

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Underground - Our History

WHAT IS UNDERGROUND– How the meaning of Underground changes but always stays the same. As part of our 40 years anniversary we take a look at the meaning of the underground universe and subcultures and how they have changed, or not, over the years. The underground: then What is Underground? What is THE underground? The… Read more »

How to style CREEPER SHOES

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Featured image - How To Style Creepers - Underground blog

With fashion being synonymous with the expression of one’s character, how you decide to style an outfit is something that will create your own image for others to perceive. Fashion holds the power for the wearer to express themselves freely, and with so many subcultures, and cultures holding their own wardrobe which is seen as… Read more »

Rock ‘n’ roll duo Generation are set to return with a ferocious and confrontational mini album Suicidal Champagne

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Generation

Packed with fuzz-filled and fervent anthems, Liverpool rockers Generation’s brand-new mini-album Suicidal Champagne is a reflection of the exuberant spirit and rebelliousness of youth. The album contains the crowd-pleasing singles ‘I Like It’ and ‘Who Loves This Generation?’ as well as five previously unreleased tracks. Consisting of brothers James and Dean Carne – both vocalists,… Read more »

London-based artist Ray Noir discusses Marilyn Manson and his crowd-funded album

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Ray Noir

Ray Noir (Photo Credit: Simon Martner) Influenced by the likes of Marilyn Manson, The Prodigy and Peaches, London-based artist Ray Noir has created his own industrial-electronic-metal musical universe and attracting crowds from across the UK, Europe, Scandinavia and Japan. Recently released his two latest singles ‘Double Trouble’ and ‘All Alone’, Ray Noir has confirmed with… Read more »

Joe Taylor discusses his latest zine Communion dedicated to the live music community

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Running a sustainable clothing brand, art collective/promotional company with a punk aesthetic, founder of DENIAL Joe Taylor has recently published his latest zine Communion to celebrate grassroots live music venues and commemorate the good times of the live music community before the pandemic. Communion was released with a mission to raise money for live music… Read more »

Drug Store Romeos discuss their shimmery springtime dream pop and unconventional guilty pleasures

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Soaked in pure airy vocals and synth-laden grooves, Drug Store Romeos craft a blissfully layered sonic dreamscape that’s awash in beautiful pastels. Owing to its introspective minimalism, it is the kind of slow-dance music whose ethereal wave lazily calms your soul. In 2020, the London dream poppers have released two new lush singles – ‘Frame… Read more »

Punk Rock Cartoons’ David Worth on His Self-taught Artistic Journey and Being Featured in John Lydon’s Book

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Punk Rock Cartoons: The Prodigy – Firestarter Coming from Blackpool, England, illustrator David Worth (known as Punk Rock Cartoons) has been making a name for himself in the realm of punk and indie. A quirky wit and a passion for alternative music certainly gives David’s cartoon artwork vibrant soul and personality. Featuring a clean to… Read more »