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Wild Smiles - Always Tomorrow

Wild Smiles - Always Tomorrow

The debut album from Winchester lads Wild Smiles, is just round the corner, featuring new tune 'Never Wanted This', the video for which you can view below. Their sound encapsulates elements of Beach Boys surf-pop, Velvet Underground drones, Wall Of Sound beats, Jesus & Mary Chain low-fi garage clatter and Nirvana filth. Always Tomorrow, is out on Sunday Best Recordings on 27th October, and is available to preorder here. Promising to deliver…

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Marianne Faithfull - New Album & World Tour

Marianne Faithfull - New Album & World Tour

Marianne Faithfull was a huge figure in what is these days remembered as hip swinging 60s London. Her well documented relationship with Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones, and all of the experimentation, excess and press attention therein, are part of Britain’s modern cultural history. Faithfull became embroidered into the fabric of the exploding London scene, allegedly becoming the subject alluded to in several of The Stone’s biggest songs including…

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Paul Collins - I Need My Rock N' Roll

Paul Collins - I Need My Rock N' Roll

Power pop legend Paul Collins (The Nerves, The Breakaways, The (U.S.) Beat) will be releasing Feel The Noise, his follow-up to 2010’s The King Of Power Pop, on 9 September. The album will be available on CD, digital and limited edition colored vinyl via Alive Naturalsound Records. The album kicks off with the title track, a raw rave-up that owes a bit to 70’s pub rock and punk, before settling into an enjoyable song cycle of hard pop gems: “Only…

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Buster Shuffle Video Premiere

Buster Shuffle Video Premiere

Here's the brand new single from Buster Shuffle - 'South', premiering here on Fred Perry Subculture! 'South' is taken from their forthcoming album Naked out on People Like You/EMI, which is available to preorder now here at iTunes. Having recently performed at the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally and Boomtown, Buster Shuffle are now gearing up for the release of their new album Naked with a launch party at Camden Town's legendary Jazz Cafe on 20 Sept…

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XL Recordings - Pay Close Attention

XL Recordings - Pay Close Attention

XL Recordings is an independent British label, founded in 1989 in London, originally as a sub of Beggars Banquet Record. It was one of the most successful labels in the Rave scene, releasing major hits from the Drum n Bass, Techno and Breakbeat Hardcore scene.  On 25th August 2014, the label are releasing Pay Close Attention, a history-spanning compilation album which documents and celebrates the key releases and moments from the 25 year history…

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James Yorkston Live Dates

James Yorkston Live Dates

Domino Records veteran James Yorkston has teamed up with label mate and all-round musician’s musician Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), along with KT Tunstall and The Pictish Trail for his new album The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society, which came out August the 18th. It is available to download here.  Hear the lead single ‘Great Ghosts’ in this cute animated video below:         A string of shows featuring the full band…

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Dropkick Murphys Exclusive Playlist!

Dropkick Murphys Exclusive Playlist!

Dropkick Murphys are a legendary American folk-punk band from Quincy, Massachusetts, who formed in 1996. Their sound has a heavy celtic influence, using violins and bagpipes alongside building, folk-influenced melodies. Celtic Punk was a genre founded by London Punks The Pogues, and Dropkick Murphys have gathered a huge, dedicated following since their inception, with crowds of eagar fans always turning up to their legendary, raucous, brassy live…

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High Hazels Exclusive Premiere!

High Hazels Exclusive Premiere!

Fred Perry Subculture are very pleased to present this exclusive premiere of the video for 'Misbehave' by Sheffield balladeers High Hazels.  'Misbehave' is due for official release on 15th September and is a glorious, groove-driven indie anthem, with intricate, psychedelic guitar playing alongside soaring, lustrous vocals. With clear influences from The Smiths and The Coral, High Hazels' imminent debut album is highly anticipated, and wil feature…

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Young Kato Sunshine EP

Young Kato Sunshine EP

Indie pop lads Young Kato from Cheltenham, UK, have had an impressive year so far. What with a number of tours earlier this year, including supporting You Me at Six, 5 Seconds of Summer as well as a sold out headline tour of their own, not to mention, their stellar live performance at Dot to Dot festival, for which you can view footage for below. Young Kato have also delivered a string of brilliant releases, and they are now preparing to release their…

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We Were Promised Jetpacks UK Tour

We Were Promised Jetpacks UK Tour

Scottish powerhouse We Were Promised Jetpacks have just released their a live video for ‘Night Terror’, which you can view below. The video is a luscious, sublimely produced session with Audio Tree, and sees the band at their most brooding and melancholic, with complex song craftmanship, their trademark progressive vocals, and well-thoughtout guitar intricacies. The track will feature on their imminent third studio album 'Unravelling', which is due…

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Temples - Exclusive Live Vids!

Temples - Exclusive Live Vids!

Temples, one of the best new music acts of 2014, already count legends such as Johnny Marr and Robert Wyatt among their fanbase, and have been heavily lauded from major music press outlets, with Fred Perry Subculture a huge fan and supporter from the outset. Having recently headlined a storming Fred Perry Sub-Sonic Live at a sold out venue in central London; The Garage, Islington, alongside Telegram and The Merrylees, Fred Perry Subculture are…

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Front Line - Roots Reggae Boxset

On 10th March 1978 Virgin Records launched a label that, throughout the remainder of the decade, would set the benchmark for Roots Reggae: Front Line. In…

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Britpop legends Dodgy - UK Tour

Britpop legends Dodgy - UK Tour

English trio Dodgy formed back in 1992, releasing three singles on their own Bostin Records label, and later signing to A&M on which they released The Dodgy Album (1993), Homegrown (1994) and Free Peace Sweet (1996). Whilst never the most hotly pursued new act on the scene at the time, Dodgy were always the socially conscious, down to earth likeable guys, who made feel-good pop anthems that captured the mood of Summer of 95, and are perhaps best…

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Menswe@r's Johnny Dean - Britpop Spotify Playlist

Menswe@r's Johnny Dean - Britpop Spotify Playlist

Menswe@r front-man Johnny Dean shares his first-hand perspective on the Britpop movement, as a member of one of the sharpest dressed bands to be associated with the term. Johnny kindly put together this 'Britpop' Spotify Playlist and told us a little about his thoughts on the tracks he picked out. Ok. So, Britpop. If you want to talk about the roots of Britpop, well then it was something that stretches right back to Mersey Beat in the 60s and took…

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Corrections House

Corrections House

Doom/sludge/industrial collective Corrections House boasts a line up of musicians well known in the metal underground: Mike IX Williams leads the New Orleans outfit Eyehategod; Scott Kelly handles vocals and guitar for the Oakland, California-based experimental group Neurosis; Bruce Lamont is a founding member of Yakuza, a band known for incorporating elements of jazz and world music into the metal mix; Sanford Parker is a member of post-metal explorers…

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Smiley & The Underclass EP Launch

Smiley & The Underclass EP Launch

Punk-roots-rockers, Smiley & The Underclass emerged from the melting pot of West London's Ladbroke Grove as the soundtrack of 21st Century multicultural London.Echoing the rebellious call-to-arms of Bob Dylan & The Clash, Smiley sings the revolution blues with a burning fire largely missing from today's music scene. The group just launched their debut EP with a show at Mau Mau's in Portobello West London, last weekend. The EP is available…

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Svengali Back In Cinemas Across The UK!

Svengali Back In Cinemas Across The UK!

Back by popular demand, Svengali, the hit British indie film following the adventures of aspiring band-manager Dixie (Jonny Owen) and his girlfriend Shell (Vicky McClure), as they leave their Welsh hometown in search of fame and fortune in London, will return to cinemas across the UK. Screenings will include some special Q&A Sessions with the legendary Alan McGee and Paul Dixon (the original Dixie).  Tickets are on sale now! Numbers are limited,…

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The Incredible Magpie Band

Rising stars The Incredible Magpie Band, are a majestically rocking and rolling 5-piece from Wakefield, UK, who have a fondness for all things shiny and…

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Catfish & the Bottlemen - Cocoon

Catfish & the Bottlemen - Cocoon

Welsh Britrockers Catfish & the Bottlemen have a brand new video for 'Cocoon', which you can watch below.  'Cocoon' contains Catfish & the Bottlemen trademark contrasting melodic, soaring choruses, along with emotive, lyrics, and this resultant huge tune is further testimoney that Catfish & the Bottlemen are one of the most exciting new indie bands around.  'Cocoon' will feature on the highly anticipated debut album 'The Balcony' which…

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The Ghost Wolves - Man Woman Beast

The Ghost Wolves - Man Woman Beast

Husband and wife duo Carley and Jonathan Wolf named themselves The Ghost Wolves as a representation of the band’s ferocious, primal sound and a nod to Carley’s ranch upbringing among hybrid wolves. Drawing parallels to Jack and Meg from the White Stripes, with their single string guitar playing over marching drums, The Ghost Wolves are inspired by delta blues, loud garage rock, and American roots music - a genre they call ‘stomp and roll.’ Their…

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