Fred Perry
02/22/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
"Manchester’s always been rich in poetry, we’ve obviously got Dr John Cooper Clarke and there’s another poet called Mike Garry - Poet. They are both big icons and inspirations of mine"
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New music from Manchester, CABBAGE speak to Fred Perry Subculture and share a playlist.
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Fred Perry
02/18/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
"Music and fashion, they are like a married couple. They are from the same family, and need to be together. A subculture needs a soundtrack. For creativity you need a soundtrack"
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Shakka, designer with Art Comes First speaks to Fred Perry Subculture and shares a playlist
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20 Newcastle bands you need to hear
New music from the North, including The Pale White

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Fred Perry x George Cox Footwear
Based in Northampton, England since 1906, the George Cox name is synonymous with quality, craftsmanship and subcultural movements.
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Iconic styles, each with a unique story.
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A song that defines the teenage you?
"Time Bomb' by Rancid"
Josh from The Skints speaks to Fred Perry Subculture and shares a playlist
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Fred Perry x Art Comes First
Founded by designers Sam and Shaka, Art Comes First is driven by the meeting of style and subculture
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Punk tailoring takes on classic Fred Perry pieces
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Fred Perry x Art Comes First
“Music is the soundtrack to everything we do in Art Comes First” – Sam Lambert
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Sam, designer with Art Comes First speaks to Fred Perry Subculture and shares a playlist
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Fred Perry x Art Comes First
"Tradition, inheritance, nothing is new under the sun. We study what was done before us so that it can inspire the future. It's the 360 circle of creativity” – Art Comes First
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Punk tailoring takes on classic Fred Perry pieces
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"Subcultures are born in small venues, if we can do our best to keep these small places, maybe together we can start something" - Ursula, drummer with Skinny Girl Diet
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We look back at Independent Venue Week 2017, celebrating the UK’s small independent music venues and the people that make them possible.
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INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK 2017
Hebden Bridge Trades
CABBAGE live 26/01/17
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INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK 2017
"Small independent venues are completely needed for a band like us. We want to produce something that's so intimate, and so affecting that it's almost like a duel connection between the audience and the band.
Our lyrics are very based around social life, so to have the intimacy of an independent venue - we'd be nothing without that" - Lee, singer in CABBAGE...
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INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK 2017
The Soundhouse Leicester
Skinny Girl Diet live 25/01/17
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INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK 2017
The 100 Club, London
The Telescopes live 25/01/17
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INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK 2017
Skinny Girl Diet at The Soundhouse Leicester
"I think gentrification creeps in and takes over creative scenes, and whatever we can do to try and help stop this is key. Subcultures are born in small venues, and I think the world is being taken over by big concrete buildings with no personality. If we can do our best to keep these small places, maybe together we can...
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"Danny Boyle’s choice to use the thundering drums on the track to mirror the running feet of Ewan McGregor made the opening scene of the original film one of the most memorable of all time"
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With the eagerly awaited sequel T2 Trainspotting released on Friday, we revisit the original Trainspotting and look at how its iconic soundtrack has been updated for the new film
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“This photograph was taken during the August Bank Holiday weekend in Southend in 1979. It was in the year or two that I spent much of the time following around a large group of skinheads from South and East London.
Most of them were polite and friendly and even the ones that weren’t gradually learnt to tolerate my presence. I hardly ever saw any fights or violence of any kind. Maybe it was the...
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“The photograph of Babs was taken, as she was leaning against a wall with her dog in Carlisle Street, Soho. I was immediately struck by her big, beautiful, soulful eyes and her back to front facial tattoo.
Although I didn’t know it then, I had photographed her a couple of years previously too in Another Excess in Westbourne Grove.
She had her whole life tattooed on her arms, which is how I...
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“I shot this photograph one rainy afternoon in Kings Road in 1977. It was during the period when the tabloid press was playing up the largely imaginary street battles between the punks and who were portrayed as being their rivals - the teddy boys and bikers.
I walked up and down with a large, fairly scruffy bunch of punks and hangers on for a couple of hours. We were followed all the while by...
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“I shot this photograph one rainy afternoon in Kings Road in 1977. It was during the period when the tabloid press was playing up the largely imaginary street battles between the punks and who were portrayed as being their rivals - the teddy boys and bikers.
I walked up and down with a large, fairly scruffy bunch of punks and hangers on for a couple of hours. We were followed all the while by...
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Independent Venue Week gets underway next week
23rd - 29th January
Celebrating and supporting small music venues across the UK