QLOWSKI – EMERGING FROM DARKNESS…

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Since the 1960’s, the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna has traditionally been a city associated with counter-culture and progressive politics. It’s capital, the medieval city Bologna, is home of the oldest university in Europe and the region’s political activist history established Emilia-Romagna as the spiritual home of Italian student, feminist, anarchist and equality movements. Naturally then,… Read more »

BOUDICA MUSIC CONFERENCE – LONDON

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Samantha Togni DJ

Boudica are a London based label and party exploring the darker and hedonistic side of electronic music, run by womxn and non-binary folk.  This weekend sees the launch of a project to inspire more womxn and non-binary people to get involved in the music industry with the inaugural BOUDICA MUSIC CONFERENCE. Taking place on November… Read more »

Vinyl from the Archive – FKA Twigs LP1

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FKA Twigs

Today sees Underground taking another vinyl from the shelves of our archives and giving it a good blow… although there shouldn’t be much dust on this one. Cue FKA Twigs LP1. Formerly a music video dancer, after training throughout her youth, FKA twigs or Tahliah Barnett released this, her debut album only 5 years ago…. Read more »

Anne Pigalle aka “The Last Chanteuse”

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  Another one of the celebrated attendees at the Sex Pistols International debut in Paris, Anne Pigalle became one of the influencers in the French Punk Movement of the 1970’s. As a young teenager in her schooldays she had performed in an all-female punk band and formed friendships with notable punk figures in Paris. With… Read more »

ALLEZ LE PUNK – Marie et les Garçons

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Formed in 1976 Marie et les Garçons were a French Punk / New Wave band formed in Lyon. The bands origins lie with a group of students in 1975, who left the Lycée Saint-Exupéry in Lyon to form a band called Femme Fatale – matching their rebellious attitude and music tastes. The original line-up consisted of… Read more »