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Pretty Vicious - National Plastics

Pretty Vicious - National Plastics

Fred Perry Subculture favourites, Pretty Vicious are four lads from the Welsh Valleys, who make indie-punk rock with a touch of Libertines-meets-Arctic Monkeys rock n roll about them. Making fast-paced, raw, guitar-heavy tunes with catchy vocals and addictive riffs, the band formed only recently in Merthyr Tydfil South Wales, and consist of four young musicians aged betweem 16 and 18. The band found themselves well in the limelight of the music industry…

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Toro Y Moi - Lilly

Toro Y Moi - Lilly

We caught up with Toro y Moi (aka Columbia, South Carolina native Chaz Bundick) and his crack backing band at Chicago’s Metro for a headlining performance at Nelarusky, an annual Lollapalooza after-show benefitting Special Olympics.   Toro and is band (guitar, bass, keyboards, drums) treated the sold-out venue to an energetic mix of neo-soul (with a distinct 80’s Prince/Michael Jackson vibe), power pop and the chillwave stylings that initially garnered…

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Toro Y Moi - Lilly

Toro Y Moi - Lilly

We caught up with Toro y Moi (aka Columbia, South Carolina native Chaz Bundick) and his crack backing band at Chicago’s Metro for a headlining performance at Nelarusky, an annual Lollapalooza after-show benefitting Special Olympics.  Toro and is band (guitar, bass, keyboards, drums) treated the sold-out venue to an energetic mix of neo-soul (with a distinct 80’s Prince/Michael Jackson vibe), power pop and the chillwave stylings that initially garnered…

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Lost Dawn - Electrify

Lost Dawn - Electrify

Lost Dawn have unveiled their stunning new track 'Electrify,' due for release 14th August on Easy Action. Pop perfect indie rock with a psychedelic haze, Electrify is a guitar-laden feel good track with hints of White Stripes and Black Keys echoing throughout.  Lost Dawn have a magic touch, making scuzzy, psychedelic and often experimental rock ’n’ roll with a pop sensibility. Having formed six years ago in the small, serene port town of Cornwall…

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Foals Announce Forth Album

Foals Announce Forth Album

One of the most important British guitar bands of the past few years, Oxfordshire 5-piece Foals have delivered news of a much-anticipated fourth album, titled ‘What Went Down’, set for release August 28th on Warner Music. Watch the video for first release and title track, below. In keeping with Foals' abilty to create a unique sound, with layers upon layers of sophisticated guitars, synths and vocals to full effect, 'What Went Down' builds on this…

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Stone Foundation live at Fuji Rock Japan

Stone Foundation live at Fuji Rock Japan

Stone Foundation are a British band who exude the sounds of past eras, yet somehow manage to present a current and fresh sound with their superb contemporary British soul. The group emerged from the Midlands after honing their craft through delivering stirring, inspired performances on the live circuit, rapidly building up a formidable reputation as an exciting live outfit.   Having just returned from their incredible tour of Japan, Stone Foundation…

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New Town Kings - Pack Up Bye Bye

New Town Kings - Pack Up Bye Bye

One of Britain’s most acclaimed Ska bands, New Town Kings are a 9-piece from Colchester, Essex, known for their vibrant live shows, warm rhythms and catchy, enticing melody hooks which take on a Jamaican reggae/ska pop sound. Formed in 2007, New Town Kings have a sound similar to fellow Londoners The Skints, as well as The Slackers, who they are performing alongside in Germany this September, the band have an undeniably unique creativity about them…

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Radkey UK Tour Dates

Radkey UK Tour Dates

Missouri-trio Radkey, drawing well deserved and obvious comparisons to Danzig, The Misfits and The Ramones, also evoke the British Punk spirit with elements of The Damned and the Buzzcocks echoing throughout their take on a modern punk/rock sound. Radkey are composed of brothers Dee Radke (Guitar/Vocals) and Isaiah Radke (Bass/Vocals), and Solomon Radke (Drums) whose heavy riff savvy songs disguise the youth of their combined teenage years. The…

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PVRIS - Fire

PVRIS - Fire

US rockers PVRIS have revealed a brand new music video for track, 'Fire'.  The Boston, Massachusetts-natives are fronted by the alluring Lyndsey Gunnulfsen, and were formed in 2012. To date, the band have released a self-titled EP, an acoustic EP, and more recently, their debut album White Noise came out late last year and earned them high profile fans including Paramore's Hayley Williams and Chloe Grace Moretz. The album is available to download here. Watch…

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Pitchfork Festival - 2015

Pitchfork Festival - 2015

High temperatures and relative humidity hung over Chicago’s Union Park as the main gates opened at Pitchfork’s 10th anniversary festival on Friday, 17 July. Fortunately, fest organizers had heeded the weather forecast and were well-prepared. The media tent was just steps from the press entrance and was already stocked with water, while the first scheduled act of the day, local psych-folk artist Ryley Walker, was about to start his set on the heavily…

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The Spitfires Premiere

The Spitfires Premiere

DThe Spitfires are a four-piece from Watford who make indie-mod rock n' roll. Following a storming performance at The Isle of Wight Festival earlier this summer, Fred Perry Subculture are very excited to present the exclusive premiere of new track ‘4AM’, due for release as a 7” including unreleased b-side ‘Drowning’, on 14th August.  Boldly wearing their hearts on their sleeves, the new single tips its hat to the likes of The Clash, The Jam, The…

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Dave McCabe from Zutons Premiere

Dave McCabe from Zutons Premiere

Taking a more electronic, Moroder-esque, synth sounding direction, former Zutons frontman, Dave McCabe, has been working on a new project; Dave McCabe & The Ramifications. Fred Perry Subculture are very excited to present the exclusive premiere of their exceptional new single 'Church of Miami', from their forthcoming debut album of the same name, due for release on 1965 Records on Friday September 4th 2015. Church of Miami was recorded at Ape…

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Buzzcocks, Trampolene & Sugarmen Gig - in Photos

On 15th July 2015, in a hot, packed out venue in Islington, London, British melodic punk legends Buzzcocks headlined Fred Perry Sub-Sonic Live, with support…

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Woody Woodgate Drummer from Madness debut album

Madness drummer Woody Woodgate, has recently unveiled his debut solo album, ‘In Your Mind’, the title track video for which you can view below. Far from…

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Pop Montreal

Pop Montreal has just announced several high-profile additions to an already impressive line-up. The annual festival, which will take place 16-20 September…

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Trampolene Playlist

From the first listen, Trampolene are guarenteed to blow you away. With their raw indie-Britrock and rock 'n roll swagger, check out “I'm On My Own”,…

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The Turning Premiere Groundhog Day

The Turning Premiere Groundhog Day

West London four-piece The Turning make storming garage-rock n roll and sounds like The Byrds meets the Ramones. Developing their very own style and mixing a number of influences both nostalgic and contemporary, below is the exclusive premiere of their brand new single 'Groundhog Day', a stellar tune which sees punk urgency with a refreshing modern flair. The track is also available as a free download, below. Taking influence from much of the…

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Independent Label Market July 2015

Independent Label Market July 2015

Independent Label Market are delighted to announce exclusive market goods stocked by participating labels when they return to Old Spitalfields Market on Saturday 11th July, for the fifth Summer market in London. As usual, Independent Label Market will be supported by AIM - the Association of Independent Music. The labels are bringing with them their extensive back catalogues plus a selection of amazing market exclusives, rarities, signed goods…

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Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise

Lee "Scratch" Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry, on March 20, 1936, in Kendal, Jamaica) is a Grammy award-winning reggae and dub artist, who has been highly…

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The Libertines 'Gunga Dun'

The Libertines 'Gunga Dun'

Seminal English indie rock n roll band The Libertines are back, with news of a highly anticipated new album, 'Anthems For Doomed Youth' due for release on 4th Sept on Virgin EMI. The album will be their third ever, and their first in eleven years. The band have just unveiled the video for new single 'Gunga Din', filmed in ‘Walking Street’ Pattaya and directed by longtime band photographer Roger Sargent. The song and accompanying visuals truly capture…

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