TEN BANDS TO WATCH IN 2022

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Bands to watch in 2022 from the UK Alternative music scene

With the re-opening of live music venues, countless talented releases, and the emergence of many electrifying artists, 2021 was a good year for music. Whether it be rock, indie, or punk, the alternative music scene within the UK is always one that never lets down. Unfortunately, there is no space to fit the overwhelming amount… Read more »

EVER HEARD OF… THE UFO CLUB?

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The UFO Club, which saw residence on 31 Tottenham Court Road, was London’s first psychedelic nightclub, featuring Pink Floyd and Soft Machine.

The latest in our series investigating overlooked or obscured figures in musical and subcultural history takes a look at London’s first psychedelic night club ‘UFO’ (The previous edition of ‘Ever Heard of…’ about Japanese new-wave singer Jun Togawa, can be read here – click here Clubbing was very different in the swinging sixties compared to… Read more »

EVER HEARD OF… JUN TOGAWA?

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Jun Togawa, the Japanese artist who broke down female stereotypes.

The latest in our series on overlooked or obscured figures in musical and subcultural history takes a look at Japan’s new-wave singer Jun Togawa (The previous edition of ‘Ever Heard of…’ about the punk feminist icon Beki Bondage, can be read here) To many, Jun Togawa (born Togawa Jun) is a name that would not… Read more »

EVER HEARD OF… BEKI BONDAGE?

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Beki Bondage of Vice Squad, Ligogate and The Bombshells

The latest instalment in our series investigating overlooked or obscured figures in musical and subcultural history takes a look at “the first new lady of punk” Beki Bondage.(The previous edition of ‘Ever Heard of…’ about Japanese new wave band ‘Plastics’ can be read here) While her name may not be one that is instantly recognisable,… Read more »