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Subculture is Fred Perry's music initiative engaging not only new talent from around the world, but also heritage artists that have a long standing relationship with the brand. Fred Perry has had an enduring relationship with music and subcultures throughout modern British history.

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Joan As Police Woman's Summer mixtape
Joan As Police Woman's Summer…

To mark the release of new single 'Witness' the amazing Joan Wasser, AKA Joan As Police Woman, has p…

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Klaxons - New album and tour dates
Klaxons - New album and tour…

It's hard to believe that it's seven years since Klaxons released their Mercury and NME award winnin…

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Fe
Sub-Sonic
Fe…

Fé is Ben and Leo from London. The band came about from years of writing together and busking in tra…

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Fickle Friends
Sub-Sonic
Fickle Friends…

Fickle Friends, from Brighton, UK, make 80's New Wave-influenced Pop. Consisting of Natassja Shine…

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Rhodes
Dot to Dot
Rhodes…

24-year-old David Rhodes released his sublime second EP ‘Morning’ on May 11th on Rhodes Music. Havin…

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Amazing Snakeheads
Sub-Sonic
Amazing Snakeheads…

It starts like this. A crashing gong breaks silence like the angry crack of knuckles.  A rhythm trac…

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Jagwar Ma to headline Sub-Sonic Live

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Jagwar Ma to headline Sub-Sonic Live

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Following up June's Sub-Sonic Live featuring contemporary psychedelia heroes, Temples, Fred Perry Subculture are pleased to announce more live new music with Jagwar Ma confirmed as headliner for September's Sub-Sonic Live on Wednesday 24th September, 2014, The Garage, London. Tickets available now! Formed in Sydney Australia Jagwar Ma will bring their own brand of psychedelic pop, fusing electronica, classic American pop harmony, vintage drum machines and…

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Fred Perry Subculture’s Pick of Summer 2014

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Fred Perry Subculture’s Pick of Summer 2014

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It's been a stellar year for music, and at only half way through it's been difficult to select the cream of the crop, but here's a few of our favourites from 2014 so far, from over at Fred Perry Subculture HQ. We've been lucky enough to have filmed them during live performances too! Keeping a diverse genre of indie, rock, singer-songwriter, folk, blues and soul, please enjoy our pick of 2014 so far...   Charlotte OC has been making waves of late,…

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Secret Affair - 35th Anniversary UK Tour

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Secret Affair - 35th Anniversary UK Tour

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Secret Affair announce their 35th Anniversary UK Tour celebrating the release of their 1979 silver awarded debut album, 'Glory Boys' (featuring the hit singles 'Time For Action' and 'Let Your Heart Dance'). The band will be performing the LP in its entirety at the shows along with many more crowd pleasers from the three albums that followed.  35th anniversary merchandise will also be available at the venues, including remakes of original '79 Secret…

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Eugene McGuinness - Chroma

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Eugene McGuinness - Chroma

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The elusive Eugene McGuinness, an established classically-minded guitarist and touring guitarist for Miles Kane, is back, with fourth studio album 'Chroma'.  Many of the tracks featured on 'Chroma' were written in that weird, twilight period between Christmas and New Year last year, including new single 'Godiva', for which the Thirty Two-directed (Blur – ‘No Distance Left To Run’, LCD Soundsystem ‘Shut Up And Play The Hits’), video feauring a montage…

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Morrissey Unveils Tenth Album

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Morrissey Unveils Tenth Album

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Morrissey is back with this long-awaited tenth solo album; 'World Peace is None of Your Business'. Produced by Joe Chiccarelli and recorded in France, this album was certainly worth the wait, with Morrissey re-emerging from his five-year break first with an autobiography, and now this seasoned album. In keeping with trademark Morrissey sounds and themes, the opening and title track is a grandiose and enlightening ballad, chiding the ruling classes,…

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A Subculture guide to Glastonbury 2014

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A Subculture guide to Glastonbury 2014

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Arguably still the king of outdoor festivals, the Glastonbury Festival weekend is approaching fast. With that in mind we take a look at the ever expanding list of stages and line ups, with the aim of giving subculture readers some pointers on what is going on where and when.   Friday 27th June John Robb - The Crows Nest 14:15 Kick off the weekend with a subcultural education from John Robb, founder of The Membranes and Goldblade and author of…

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Joan As Police Woman's Summer mixtape

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Joan As Police Woman's Summer mixtape

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To mark the release of new single 'Witness' the amazing Joan Wasser, AKA Joan As Police Woman, has put together this perfect Summer soundtrack for us in the form of this Spotify Playlist. Ranging from Bill Withers through Son Lux to The Velvet Underground, you'll be hard pressed to find a better ten tracks of sunshine and soul. Take a listen, and read about Joan's choices below.  Joan As Police Woman's Summer Top Ten  1. 1 Thing - Amerie My…

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Charlotte OC - Colour My Heart Vid

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Charlotte OC - Colour My Heart Vid

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British singer Charlotte OC recently released her debut EP ‘Colour My Heart’. The title track was written by Charlotte and produced and recorded by Tim Anderson (Solange, Sia) in LA. Watch an exclusive vid of the live performance below. Originally from Blackburn, Charlotte found herself at the Berghain one day, (possibly the best nightclub in the world), and something there gave her a burst of creative insight, and her writing inspiration began…

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Kiesza

Kiesza

Pop
North America

Kiesza

Pop
North America

Combining retro-house rhythms, and body-shaking basslines, Kiesza is a rising pop polymath.

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Klaxons - New album and tour dates

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Klaxons - New album and tour dates

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It's hard to believe that it's seven years since Klaxons released their Mercury and NME award winning debut album "Myths Of The Near Future" (2007). Lauded by many as the eptiome of the decade's flourishing new music renaissance, the band are often credited with coining the buzz term of the era, New Rave. As band member Jamie Reynolds stated in 2007 in an interview with The Guardian "We fled the nest! I don't regret coining that term, though - it's…

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Nick Brewer

Nick Brewer

United Kingdom

Nick Brewer

United Kingdom

Island Records’ recent signing Nick Brewer is set to make his mark on the music scene this Summer, with the release of his EP ‘Four Miles Further’. This 6 track project sees 25 year old Nick collaborate with some of the UK’s most brilliant emerging music acts, including Little Simz, JP Cooper, George The Poet, Max Marshall, and Naomi Scott. 

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Harts 'Angels Walk Below' Premiere!

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Harts 'Angels Walk Below' Premiere!

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Melbourne-based funkateer Harts today released his third single “Angels Walk Below”, and we are excited to bring you a first-listen on Fred Perry Subculture! “Angels Walk Below” is a timeless funk/pop/rock tune that further cements Harts as the upcoming rising star that he is, and a musical force to be reckoned with. Featuring funky rhythms, catchy falsetto melodies, and that signature Harts guitar work, “Angels Walk Below” was written, performed,…

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Independent Label Market Playlist

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Independent Label Market Playlist

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Independent Label Market  will be returning to Old Spitalfields Market on Saturday 12th July, and once again the event will be supported by AIM - the Association of Independent Music. Following the huge success of the Christmas market where over 26,000 music and beer fans were in attendance, they'll be partnering up once again with London Brewers’ Market, which will include live DJs in the beer garden all day long!  The Independent Label Market are…

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The Moons Playlist

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The Moons Playlist

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The Moons are purveyors of the great British pop song. Andy Crofts’ songwriting craftsmanship deals with typical modern day life. With a mixed melting pot of melody, texture and influence, The Moons are honest songwriting personified with exquisite arrangement and glorious production which harks back to a golden era in classic songwriting. Their third album ‘Mindwaves’, is due for release 21st July on Schnitzel Records and is promised to be a rich…

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Renegades of Rhythmn Tour

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DJ Shadow and fellow turntablist Cut Chemist will celebrate the legacy of hip-hop icon Afrika Bambaataa on their Renegades of Rhythm tour this fall. Using…

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Joel Baker
Joel Baker

Joel Baker

Pop
United Kingdom

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Fred Perry Subculture in 100 Videos

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Fred Perry Subculture in 100 Videos

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To mark Fred Perry Subculture's one-hundred-thousandth thumbs up on Facebook, and as a nod of thanks to all our supporters, we've put together an extensive video playlist. To open the playlist in your browser, just click here  Looking back over the last five years or so, bringing together some of the best new and heritage music we've been lucky enough to film, the list kicks off with our footage of Clean Bandit's recent number one, 'Rather Be',…

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Dot to Dot 2014 - About

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Dot to Dot 2014 - About

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Teeming with the best new music, and officially the ‘Best Metropolitan Festival’ of 2013 as crowned by The UK Festival Awards, Dot to Dot Festival returns once again as the UK's premier festival for unearthing the hottest new talent around, alongside established acts from all over the globe. Now in its tenth year and touring Manchester (Fri 23rd May), Bristol (Sat 24th May) and Nottingham (Sun 25th May), Dot To Dot’s ever eclectic line-up is set for…

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Braid

U.S. News

Braid

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Formed in downstate Illinois in 1993, Braid was an early pioneer of “emotional hardcore,” a style of music indebted to various bands on Dischord Records (home to Rites of Spring, Jawbox and Fugazi). In the more than 20 years since Braid played its first show, emotional hardcore has morphed into “emo,” an all-but-meaningless catchall for mall punk, eyeliner, and anything else that the kids are into these days. No Coast, Braid’s first LP in 16 years,…

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West of the Sun
West of the Sun

West of the Sun

Rock
United Kingdom

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