Punk

Gritty photos of punks, mods, and skinheads in the ‘80s
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Gritty photos of punks, mods, and skinheads in the ‘80s

Anarchy in the UK — Photographer Yan Morvan revisits a radical moment in history, which saw the emergence of DIY subcultures and a fiercely-rebellious spirit among the UK's youth.

Written by: Miss Rosen

The underground filmographer capturing protest & punk
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The underground filmographer capturing protest & punk

Meet Sunny Singh — The Philadelphia local also known as Hate5Six has made a name for himself capturing the hardcore scene – and over more recent years, he’s been ramping up his coverage of the fight for social justice.

Written by: Jon Coen

A kaleidoscopic history of the queercore scene in the ‘90s
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A kaleidoscopic history of the queercore scene in the ‘90s

Punk revolution — A new book is celebrating queercore, which brought together music, zines, photography, art, film, writing, performance art and style, and the people on the inside of the movement who made it an underground phenomenon.

Written by: Miss Rosen

The first trans rocker Jayne County reflects on her wild life
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The first trans rocker Jayne County reflects on her wild life

Shock factor — Following the release of her memoir, the punk icon recalls the ‘60s art scene surrounding Andy Warhol’s Factory, being on the frontlines of Stonewall and accidentally giving her ideas to David Bowie.

Written by: Liam Konemann

Revisiting the early years of New York’s punk explosion
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Revisiting the early years of New York’s punk explosion

Rebels & Dandys — Photographer Gary Green recalls documenting a pivotal moment in music history, when the likes of the New York Dolls, Blondie, and The Ramones dominated the city’s underground scene.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Squid are redefining the future of post-punk
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Squid are redefining the future of post-punk

Bright Green Field — The five-piece band have made a name for themselves with their highly experimental sound. Now, as they gear up for the release of their debut album, the group discuss the process of piecing together their most ambitious project to date.

Written by: Mix Pilley

A kaleidoscopic portrait of British life in the ‘80s & ‘90s
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A kaleidoscopic portrait of British life in the ‘80s & ‘90s

The way we were — Photographer Homer Sykes is crowdfunding for a new book consisting of some his most striking magazine commissions, which together form a vibrant patchwork of the many different sides to life across the country during the Thatcher era.

Written by: Huck

Can cyberpunk ever reclaim its radicalism?
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Can cyberpunk ever reclaim its radicalism?

Reimagining dystopia — After the disastrous launch of Cyberpunk 2077, some critics questioned whether the game’s namesake genre had lost its way entirely. But there might still be a way to save cyberpunk from its inertia, writes Gerry Hart.

Written by: Gerry Hart

The LA punks throwing ‘Covid-safe’ backyard shows
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The LA punks throwing ‘Covid-safe’ backyard shows

Party on — Last summer saw a string of raucous outdoor gigs in Los Angeles. Many attendees wore masks and at some of the shows, there were temperature checks before entry – critics say they’re being reckless, but they claim they’re just keeping their scene alive.

Written by: Nat Kassel

An intensely personal portrait of LA’s goth and punk girls
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An intensely personal portrait of LA’s goth and punk girls

What She Said — In a new book, photographer Deanna Templeton combines images she captured of young girls on the streets with her own painfully intimate diary entries to reflect on the emotionally fraught experience of being a teenager.

Written by: HUCK HQ

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