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Researching, exploring and reporting British inspired Subculture and Art past and present. Our subculture blog delves into the roots of Northern Soul and simultaneously reports on the contemporary Northern Soul scene. It interviews emerging new wave bands that themselves are inspired by the original punk bands appearing across another page of the Blog.

It charts the evolution of Subcultures from their emergence in the 60’s and 70’s to a more inclusive and equitable movement today. The underground and subcultures are never fixed in one place or time. They have strong and meaningful reference points but are always evolving.

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Liverpool, Linder Sterling, originally named Linda Mulvey

EVER HEARD OF… LINDER STERLING ?

Words by Selin Kir The latest in our series investigating overlooked or obscured figures in musical and subcultural history takes a look at Liverpool-born art-punk provocateur Linder Sterling who left an indelible mark on the subcultural panorama. Born in Liverpool

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GLOBAL SUBCULTURE JOURNEY- THE ORIGINAL PUNK SCENE IN MONTREAL.

In a new series of posts, we take to the road to explore and report on the thriving subculture scenes around the world. Keeping it authentic we link up with a champion, supporter or acitivist in the scene so that we get a down on the ground underground report

We visit Montreal for a look at the Punk scene that is alive and kicking.

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Lovecraftian gods, mariachi bands, mutants, bikers, mobsters & a crime fighting cat-Welcome to the Skull Head zine

Skull Head is a chaotic cosmic story about a guy in a punk band & the people around him. Set in a futuristic dystopian world. It’s got everything from cults with Lovecraftian gods to mariachi bands, mutants, bikers, mobsters & a crime fighting cat. Think Tank Girl mixed with Judge Dredd wrapped in the most interesting or weird parts of subculture that exist in the world.

We talk to the creator of this independent zine that is a subcultural hyper-trip

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The Sex Pistols, Frank Zappa’s moustache, & Rock against Racism. The photography of Virginia Turbett.

Just out of her teens in 1977, Virginia Turbett had never used a proper camera. So, a crash course the night before was enough for her photographing debut, snapping the Sex Pistols for Slash Magazine. Obviously, it was a suitable place to start a career creating imagery of from the music, subculture, and social movements of Britain in the 1970’s and 80’s.

We interview Virginia Turbett for our subculture blog.

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MESS IN SOCIETY, HOPE IN “SCHOOL“ ! Global Subculture Journey: We visit the Iconic Independent music venue in Beijing

In a new series of posts, we take to the road to explore and report on the thriving subculture scenes around the world. Keeping it authentic we link up with a champion, supporter or acitivist in the scene so that we get a down on the ground underground report

We visit Beijing for a look at the School Bar, an iconic music venue that has put itself at the centre of the independent music scene in Beijing.

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How to Style Original Steel Cap Boots

The Original Steel Cap  Boots from Underground are built around a steel cap that is either concealed under the cap or exposed as an external steel cap. The leather or vegan friendly uppers are built onto a rubber commando tread

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Wigan Casino– The temple of Northern Soul at 50 years.

Wigan, Lancashire, September 1973. This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Wigan Casino hosting its first Northern Soul all-nighter, making itself the centre of the booming Northern Soul scene. From September 1973 until 1981, Wigan Casinos Saturday “all-nighters” drew

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