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THURS 27th NOVEMBER 2014
THE GARAGE

Best New Music

What is
Sub-Sonic Live?

Fred Perry Subculture is excited to announce the launch of Sub-Sonic Live, a new concept in live music and club culture, for London.

Celebrating Fred Perry's unique relationship with music and street style since the 1950s...

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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Electrifying live footage of Jagwar Ma and Childhood

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Electrifying live footage of Jagwar Ma and Childhood

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Fred Perry Subculture are proud to present exclusive live footage from the recent Sub-Sonic Live featuring the best in new music from Jagwar Ma and Childhood. Watch Jagwar Ma's electrifying performance of their Pachanga Jagwar Pawar version of 'Come Save Me' below and click here to see more songs from their amazing set: Another stand out song from the Jagwar Ma set, the high energy indie anthem 'Four': Support came from Childhood whose album…

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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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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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Jagwar Ma - Sub-Sonic Live September 2014

Jagwar Ma - Sub-Sonic Liv…

Jagwar Ma - Sub-Sonic Liv…

Jagwar Ma headline Sub-Sonic Live, 24th September 2014, The Garage, London, with support from Childhood and a DJ set from Happy Mondays legend Shaun Ryder.

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Childhood

Childhood

Pop
United Kingdom

Childhood

Pop
United Kingdom

A little over two years ago Childhood frontman Ben Romans-Hopcraft had a revelation. "I'd gone to uni purely to meet people, and I'd just started hanging out with Leo," he says, referencing his songwriting partner and Childhood's devil-eyed guitarist Leo Dobsen. "And even though we'd had this vague idea about forming a band together, we didn't have…

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Sub-Sonic Live - Japan

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Sub-Sonic Live - Japan

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Fred Perry Subculture are very pleased to announce the first Sub-Sonic Live to take place in Japan later this month! Taking place at Tsutaya O-East, Shibuya, Tokyo on the 24th of September (2014), the gig will feature live performances from Japan's Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, OKAMOTO'S and go!go!vanillas as well as UK band Little Barrie. There will also be diverse DJ sets from Tatsuo Sunaga, Mariko Goto, G.RINA and JAMES. Read on to find out…

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Temples - Exclusive Live Vids!

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Temples - Exclusive Live Vids!

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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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Sub-Sonic Live launches in Tokyo!

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Sub-Sonic Live launches in Tokyo!

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September saw Fred Perry's first Sub-Sonic Live club night to be held in Japan! The amazing launch line up included live performances from Japan's Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, OKAMOTO'S and go!go!vanillas as well as UK band Little Barrie, with DJ sets from Tatsuo Sunaga, Mariko Goto, G.RINA and JAMES. We'll have footage of the night soon. In the meantime take a look at the photos from the night, here and in the album over on our Facebook page. OKAMOTO'S…

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Temples Playlist

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Temples Playlist

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Temples are a UK psychedelic-rock band, due to headline Sub-Sonic Live on June 26th. Consisting of James Baghaw (vocals, guitar), Tom Warmsley (bass, backing vocals), Sam Toms (drums)and Adam Smith (keys), take a listen to the below playlist put together by Sam.  For your chance to win a pair of tickets to Sub-Sonic Live enter here Amon Duul II - Archangel ThunderbirdMy first encounter with this song was when I watched a 60s/70s german show called…

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Telegram

Telegram

Mod
United Kingdom

Telegram

Mod
United Kingdom

Telegram supported Temples at Sub-Sonic Live, 26th June 2014, The Garage, London.  London four piece, Telegram released their debut single on their own GramGram label on the 4th of November 2013. ‘Follow’, recorded at Mr Dan’s studio in London with producer Dan Carey and engineer Alexis Smith, is released on vinyl and available to download and comes…

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Jagwar Ma

Jagwar Ma

Indie
United Kingdom

Jagwar Ma

Indie
United Kingdom

Following up June's Sub-Sonic Live featuring contemporary psychedelia heroes, Temples, Jagwar Ma were headliner for September's Sub-Sonic Live on Wednesday 24th September, 2014, The Garage, London. Formed in Sydney Australia Jagwar Ma will brought their own brand of psychedelic pop, fusing electronica, classic American pop harmony, vintage drum machines and…

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Temples, Telegram & Merryless Gig Review

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Temples, Telegram & Merryless Gig Review

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Last night, the latest Sub-Sonic Live gig went ahead, with a sold out venue in central London; The Garage, Islington. The night was well-received with a highly anticipated reception for all three bands Temples, Telegram and The Merrylees, and a great atmosphere with Britpop, indie, pop, Mod and Reggae hits from DJs Jonny Owen and pals Phil Jones and Vicky McClure, followed by more tunage from Horrors' member, Rhys. More photos of the night here. Opening…

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Temples

Temples

Mod

Temples

Mod

James Baghaw (vocals, guitar), Tom Warmsley (bass, backing vocals), Sam Toms (drums)and Adam Smith (keys), comprise Kettering's newest (and only?) psychedelic pop band, Temples. After the release of their debut 7” 'Shelter Song', recorded in their own Pyramid Studios, Temples quickly became centre of attention, packing out rooms all over their home…

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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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Clean Bandit - New single & exclusive live video

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Clean Bandit - New single & exclusive live video

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Clean Bandit released their latest single, 'Rather Be' feat. Jess Glynne, last week! Now boasting over 3.3 million views on YouTube with its super stylish Anglo/Japanese video, the single has shot to number 1 in the Official UK Chart, knocking Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' off the top spot! The band's stunning live performance of 'Rather Be' was also one of the stand out moments of Clean Bandit's set at Sub Sonic Live on December 20 last year. Watch…

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The Merrylees

The Merrylees

Mod
United Kingdom

The Merrylees

Mod
United Kingdom

Six Scottish lads make up The Merrylees, the latest band hot on the Fred Perry Subculture radar. Supporting the legendary Paul Weller on all his forest dates this summer, the band have just returned from Germany where they opened for Babyshambles in Hamburg. Moving forward the band are soon to release the single 'Forever More', which was produced by Richard…

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Temples - Sub-Sonic Live June 2014

Temples - Sub-Sonic Live …

Mod
United Kingdom

Temples - Sub-Sonic Live …

Mod
United Kingdom

Temples headline Sub-Sonic Live, 26th June 2014, bringing their new psychedelia to The Garage, London.   

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Riddarna headlines Sweden Sub-Sonic Live

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Riddarna headlines Sweden Sub-Sonic Live

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On Friday 14th Feb 2014, the latest Sweden Sub-Sonic Live installment will take place at at Pustervik, featuring live performances from RIDDARNA and Mansion, with DJ sessions from Mama Wolf, Fred Perry reps and friends. Headlining is RIDDARNA, who will be marking the release of third album "Under Jorden" out February 12, (preorder here). Two days later they go up on the main stage at Pustervik and do what they do best: create a controlled chaos -…

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Javeon - New video for 'Give Up' & exclusive footage

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Javeon - New video for 'Give Up' & exclusive footage

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Breathing new life into the genres of UK Garage and Two-step to create his own new music, Bristolian artist Javeon has aired the video for his impossibly catchy new track 'Give Up'. The video takes the unexpected route of kitchen sink drama (literally). 'Give Up' forms part of a double A side backed with 'Intoxicated'. Javeon recently performed the track at Sub-Sonic Live, supporting fellow UK Garage fans Clean Bandit. You can watch the performance…

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Sub-Sonic Live - Clean Bandit's Neil Amin-Smith - Spotify Playlist

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Sub-Sonic Live - Clean Bandit's Neil Amin-Smith - Spotify Playlist

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Neil Amin-Smith, from Clean bandit, has found time amongst his busy schedule of recording a debut album and touring with Basement Jaxx to put together this superb Spotify playlist for us, ahead of Clean Bandit's headline slot at Sub-Sonic Live at The Garage, London, on December 20th. Listen to the list below, and read Neil's words about the brilliant tracks he has chosen. Find out how to get tickets for the gig, which also features Gorgon City and…

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Clean Bandit - Sub-Sonic Live December 2013

Clean Bandit - Sub-Sonic …

Electronic
United Kingdom

Clean Bandit - Sub-Sonic …

Electronic
United Kingdom

Clean Bandit headline Sub-Sonic Live, 20th December 2013, bringing their new and unique electronic-classical music to The Garage, London.   

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Sub-Sonic Live - David Rodigan & Lee 'Scratch' Perry

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Sub-Sonic Live - David Rodigan & Lee 'Scratch' Perry

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A unique evening of reggae from UK, Jamaica, and the world, curated by the legendary David Rodigan MBE, kicking off with toasting and DJing from Venum Sound who after getting the room skanking, introduced the first live act of the night, Resonators (pictured below). One of the most hotly tipped bands on the UK reggae scene, counting David Rodigan himself amongst their biggest fans, Resonators opened their hour long set with what is perhaps their best…

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Clean Bandit

Clean Bandit

United Kingdom

Clean Bandit

United Kingdom

On Friday 20th December 2013, Clean Bandit will headline Sub-Sonic Live, bringing their new and unique electronic-classical music to The Garage, London. Earlier this year, the collective stormed the charts with their first Atlantic Records release and top 20 single ‘Mozart’s House’, which has now sold over 80,000 copies to date. The track soared to…

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King Krule - March 2013

King Krule - March 2013

Indie
United Kingdom

King Krule - March 2013

Indie
United Kingdom

King Krule headlines Sub-Sonic Live on March 28th 2012

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Lee "Scratch" Perry

Lee "Scratch" Perry

Reggae

Lee "Scratch" Perry

Reggae

Exclusive footage and interview from Sub-Sonic Live online now!  - "I’m an artist, a musician, a magician, a writer, a singer; I’m everything. My name is Lee from the African jungle, originally from West Africa. I’m a man from somewhere else, but my origin is from Africa, straight to Jamaica through reincarnation; reborn in Jamaica..." Lee "Scratch"…

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Resonators

Resonators

Reggae
United Kingdom

Resonators

Reggae
United Kingdom

“...elements are truly beautiful and haunting. In these days of homogenised, digital recordings lacking in any individual sound or identity it is most encouraging to hear something so truly original... most refreshing”.David Rodigan Following a series of highly acclaimed releases, Resonators have spent the past nine months touring widely with their…

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David Rodigan MBE

David Rodigan MBE

Reggae
United Kingdom

David Rodigan MBE

Reggae
United Kingdom

For over 30 years David Rodigan has been the top dog in the bass heavy-atmosphere of Britain’s reggae dance-halls. The key to his success has been an unsinkable passion for reggae music, which first took a hold of him as a schoolboy when he heard ska music in the early ’60s. He developed an obsession with the music of Jamaica that generated an encyclopedic…

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King Krule Sub-Sonic - Live Review

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King Krule Sub-Sonic - Live Review

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March 28th was the highly anticipated latest instalment of the Fred Perry Sub-Sonic Live event, headlined by South London singer/song-writer King Krule. Opening the event was the enigmatic troubadour known as Night Works, who's upbeat disco-indie performance was the perfect backdrop for the gig attendees to be greeted with as they turned up at venue The Garage.  Next on was Arlissa, who was more than excited to be performing to her biggest audience…

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Gorgon City

Gorgon City

Electronic
United Kingdom

Gorgon City

Electronic
United Kingdom

Gorgon City are North London producers Matt & Kye. Their already distinctive sound is a logical development of the duo’s individual work as RackNRuin and Foamo. Hailing from the impressive Black Butter camp (who brought you Rudimental amongst others) and due to release their debut album in 2014 as a joint venture with Virgin / EMI, the pair are…

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Sub-Sonic Live Playlist - October 2013

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Sub-Sonic Live Playlist - October 2013

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Ahead of October's Sub-Sonic Live, curated by David Rodigan M.B.E. and featuring live music from Jamaican music legend Lee "Scratch" Perry (pictured) and new British Reggae music from Resonators, take a listen to our 10 track Reggae and Dub influenced primer, including The Upsetters, Bob Marley and The Wailers, The Heptones, Max Romeo, The Orb and more... For some background information about the tracks we've picked, see below: Prince Buster -…

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David Rodigan & Lee 'Scratch' Perry headline Sub-Sonic Live
David Rodigan & Lee 'Scratch' Perry headline Sub-Sonic Live

David Rodigan & Lee 'Scratch' Perry headline Sub-Sonic Live

Reggae
United Kingdom

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King Krule

King Krule

Indie
United Kingdom

King Krule

Indie
United Kingdom

King Krule - With a much anticipated debut album soon to be released after a markedly well received 2011 EP, and a recent nomination for the best new music BBC Sound of 2013 poll, Archy Marshall AKA King Krule is set for great things.

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Tom Vek - November 2012
Tom Vek - November 2012

Tom Vek - November 2012

Pop
United Kingdom

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Javeon

Javeon

Hip-Hop/Rap
United Kingdom

Javeon

Hip-Hop/Rap
United Kingdom

I need to be with you right now and that’s how I want it to be yeah from here on now... So goes Javeon McCarthy’s vocal refrain on L-Vis 1990’s future-house heater Forever Young. When he sang it to a 3,500 strong crowd at Belgium’s Pukklepop festival last August while hosting alongside the Nightslugs impresario, he found the front row singing the lyrics…

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White Heat
White Heat

White Heat

Disco/Funk
United Kingdom

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Jet Letts

Jet Letts

United Kingdom

Jet Letts

United Kingdom

Jet Letts is a DJ and producer from Ladbroke Grove, West London. 

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Ghostpoet
Ghostpoet

Ghostpoet

Hip-Hop/Rap
United Kingdom

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The Charlatans - 60 Years Of Fred Perry
The Charlatans - 60 Years Of Fred Perry

The Charlatans - 60 Years Of Fred Perry

Rock
United Kingdom

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