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About Subculture

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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Pix
Sub-Sonic
Pix…

Pix is 19 year-old Hannah Rodgers, a young songwriter from the rural climes of Chipstead, just beyon…

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Le Difference
Sub-Sonic
Le Difference…

Le Diference are a Mexican band formed in April 2009. They define their sound as "a violent storm th…

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Golden Coast
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Golden Coast…

Golden Coast's debut release conjures up its California namesake with danceable drums, sunny synths,…

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Eyedress
Sub-Sonic
Eyedress…

23-year-old Idris Vicuña's aka EYEDRESS, hails from Quezon City, Manila, in the Philippines. He was …

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New Street Adventures
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New Street Adventures…

With influences including Curtis Mayfield, Bobby Womack, Smokey Robinson in the indie rock era, Lond…

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Wild Smiles
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Wild Smiles…

All of the best bands are homegrown and born from adversity, and Wild Smiles score highly on both co…

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The Fall - November 2014

The Fall - November 2014

Punk
United Kingdom

The Fall - November 2014

Punk
United Kingdom

The Fall - The Garage, London, November 27th, 2014 -  Sub-Sonic Live celebrates one of the most influential underground British bands of the last four decades, The Fall. Headed by the truly inimitable Mark E. Smith, the favourite band of legendary radio DJ John Peel, and the template for a generation of artists determined not to conform to establishment…

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The Lost Boys - A Better Life

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Introducing The Lost Boys, a four-piece indie pop band from Southampton. Delivering short and sharp and catchy, energetic music, littered with quirky and…

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The Fall

The Fall

Punk
United Kingdom

The Fall

Punk
United Kingdom

Now regarded as one of the most influential bands of last four decades, The Fall formed in 1976, in Prestwich, Manchester, under lead vocalist and band-leader, Mark E. Smith. The Fall began their musical career citing The Velvet Underground, Captain Beefheart and The Stooges amongst their influences, before becoming the epitome of the post-punk scene. Early…

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Subculture speaks to Rhoda Dakar

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Subculture speaks to Rhoda Dakar

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We talk to Rhoda Dakar, the voice of 2-Tone band The Bodysnatchers, and part of The Specials' group history, about music (new and old) and recording material to mark the 35th anniversary of The Bodysnatchers' formation. As one of the key artists associated with the 2-Tone era, you were obviously a big part of the British Ska-revival subculture. Which subculture do you think has left the greatest legacy in terms of lasting influence and inspiration…

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Only Real

Only Real

Pop
United Kingdom

Only Real

Pop
United Kingdom

Only Real is the hip hop indebted psych/surf-pop project of Niall Galvin. He raps and sings over jangly guitar, and is now joined by a backing band, giving a fuller pop sound.  His latest single is 'Pass The Pain' the video for which is below, and which will feature on his debut album due out early 2015 on Virgin EMI (UK) / Harvest (US). The last few…

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Pix

Pix

Electronic
United Kingdom

Pix

Electronic
United Kingdom

Pix is 19 year-old Hannah Rodgers, a young songwriter from the rural climes of Chipstead, just beyond South London.  Before adopting her new moniker – inspired by a nickname of her grandmother’s – Hannah appeared with a dreamy debut in the form of ‘I Wake’, snapping up praise from the likes of The Line of Best Fit who talked of her “sweeping instrumentation…

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PINS

PINS

United Kingdom

PINS

United Kingdom

PINS are Faith, Anna, Lois,and Sophie. They started playing together in early 2011, with Sophie joining in February 2013. PINS self-released their first songs (A. Eleventh hour / AA. Shoot you) through their own label ‘Haus of PINS’ in May 2012 along with a debut video for ‘Eleventh Hour’ directed by Sing. J. Lee. The tape sold out within a few hours…

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Win tickets to see The Fall at Sub-Sonic Live

Win tickets to see The Fall at Sub-Sonic Live

Win tickets to see The Fall at Sub-Sonic Live

Win a pair of tickets to see The Fall at Sub-Sonic Live with Support from PINS on Thursday 27th November, 2014, The Garage, London. Sub-Sonic Live celebrates one of the most influential underground B...
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Basheba

Basheba

Reggae
United Kingdom

Basheba

Reggae
United Kingdom

NW London vocalist Basheba is back with another darkly lyrical dance record and hard hitting music video. 

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Music News

Ghostpoet Announces Second…

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Two years on from the release of his Mercury nominated debut, ‘Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam’, Ghostpoet announces his sophomore album ‘Some Say…

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In from the cold - New Music from Iceland

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In from the cold - New Music from Iceland

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The Winter freeze has finally come to the UK, so as we prepare for grit shortages and frozen pipes, what better time to look North, to the land of fire and ice for some inspiration and new music? With a reputation for diverse independent music, Iceland shares more in common with the UK than is perhaps obvious. Despite our lack of volcanic activity, the UK and Iceland are both island nations, sitting in the Atlantic to the west of Mainland Europe,…

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King Tuff - Black Moon Spell

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King Tuff - Black Moon Spell

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Out now via legendary label Sub Pop, Vermont's King Tuff's new album 'Black Moon Spell' offers up one of the greatest guitar riffs you'll hear in 2014, along with a hypnotic head banging video to accompany it. With its palette of washed out blacks, Gibson/Marshall reverence and witchy aesthetics, the light-hearted nods to heavy rock history - T. Rex in particular - are easy and pleasing to spot. Fourth track in, 'Headbanger' makes a sly lyrical…

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Vaselines V for Vaselines

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Vaselines V for Vaselines

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The Vaselines formed back in 1987, in Glasgow, as one of the UK's foremost alt-rock bands. Known as one of Kurt Cobain's most inspiring artists (Nirvana covered three of their songs; 'Son of a Gun,' 'Molly's Lips' and 'Jesus Doesn't Want Me For a Sunbeam'), their forthcoming third album, V For Vaselines, is highly anticipated. The band have recently unveiled the video for featured track 'High Tide Low Tide' which was recently released through Rosary…

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The Coral - The Curse of Love

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The Coral - The Curse of Love

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The Coral have returned with a new album, one which was recorded in a period between the release of The Invisible Invasion in 2005 and Roots & Echoes in 2007. The Curse Of Love is released on Skeleton Key Records on 20th October 2014. The album features 12 previously unreleased tracks recorded and produced by the band in 2006 on a Tascam 8-track recorder. Forming in 1996 in a seaside town in Wirral, Liverpool, UK, The Coral rose to major success…

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Kormac - Doorsteps

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Speech Debelle, Irvine Welsh and Micah P Hinson join Kormac on new album ‘Doorsteps’ Kormac is a producer, DJ and turntablist from Dublin, Ireland, who…

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Win a Northern Soul Film Soundtrack

Win a Northern Soul Film Soundtrack

Win a Northern Soul Film Soundtrack

Northern Soul the film, is an uplifting story of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music. Directed by Elaine Constantine, the film is considered the most...
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Siouxsie & The Banshees Reissue

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Siouxsie & The Banshees Reissue

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Siouxsie and the Banshees formed in London back in 1976, initially associated with the UK punk-rock scene, though soon evolving to become one of the most prolific bands of the then emerging post-punk scene. Fronted by the inimitable Siouxsie Sioux, the band are distingushed by their uncompromising, daring rhymic, discordant sound mixed with components of pop, goth and avant-garde.  Exciting news for fans both old and new, as Siouxie and the Banshees…

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Vic Godard & Subway Sect -…

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1979 Now! is the new album from Vic Godard & Subway Sect, out October 6th 2014 on AED Records. The album is a celebration of Vic Godard's Northern…

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Peru Bravo - Funk, Soul & Psych from Peru's Radical Decade

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Peru Bravo - Funk, Soul & Psych from Peru's Radical Decade

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‘Peru Bravo’ is the second compilation from Tiger’s Milk Records to be released on October 6th It tells the story of a fleeting subculture of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, when Peru’s capital, Lima, nurtured a culture of young bands full of ideas and energy despite the country’s instability under the oppressive rule of General Juan Velasco Alvarado. ‘Peru Bravo’ features fifteen tracks covering Peru’s underground funk, soul and psych scene between…

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Win a CD/DVD of Madness 'One Step Beyond...' 35th Anniversary

Win a CD/DVD of Madness 'One Step Beyond...' 35th Anniversary

Win a CD/DVD of Madness 'One Step Beyond...' 35th Anniversary

On its initial release, Madness' ‘One Step Beyond…’ coined the unmistakable “heavy, heavy monster sound” and catapulted the band from poky rehearsal rooms and sweaty gigs to the hearts of the nation. ...
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