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Fan-Tastic at Sheffield Documentary Festival

I was part of a panel discussion on fans and music documentary at this year’s Sheffield Documentary Festival.  The panel was organised by Emily Renshawe-Smith.  We discussed work by Daisy Asquith (Crazy About One Direction), and Nick Abrahams (The Posters Came from the Walls) and Jeanie Finlay Orion: The Man Who Would be King.   22 more words

Subcultures

BUYING TEA TOWELS IS NOT ENOUGH IN DAYS LIKE THESE

This post was a response to a number of conversations, conferences and social situations which have turned into something of an obsession – just why are people so sniffy about music that girls like? 610 more words

Subcultures

DUNSTAN BRUCE, AND WHY IS HISTORY SO UP FOR ANARCHO-PUNK?

There seems to be a lot of anarcho-punk knocking around historians. There have been a number of academic conferences and events around the politics and aesthetics of anarcho-punk, increasing numbers of academic publications,  2,572 more words

The Eighties

Vive les minets - French Dandyism in the 1960s

Vive les minets – French Dandyism in the 1960s

Jacques Dutronc’s “Les play boys” came out in October, 1966, in which he sang “J’ai pas peur des petits minets. 20 more words

On Tender Hooks (2013)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks

A memorable scene from Miike Takashi’s outrageous, ultraviolent Ichi the Killer (2001) shows a yakuza being hanged mid-air from hooks inserted into his back, as a form of exotic (and horrific) torture. 473 more words

Two cities, one genre, countless vibes: Exploring the hip-hop community in Amsterdam and Los Angeles

By Ariella Abrams and Andrew Frantela

Growing up in Los Angeles has provided us with the ideal environment to be avid consumers of hip-hop music. Prior to exploring Amsterdam, we had never been exposed to anything but the American version of the genre. 5,183 more words

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