Tag: Punk

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Dream Wife: punk rock power

The phrase “dream wife” seems like something straight out of an advert from the fifties, conjuring an outdated ideal that equates femininity with domesticity. But rest assured, Dream Wife are not the past, they are the future. Thirty seconds into their debut LP and vocalist Rakel Mjöll has already screamed the title of the opening…

Music

Tequila and DIY Punk: introducting Gringos

Whether it be slamming back the eclectic mix of tequila shots at the bar or immersing yourself in Norwich’s finest DIY gigs, Gringos Mexican Tequila Bar has stapled itself into the hearts of many. In June 2014, Andrew and Ellen Skalli set out to create East Anglia’s first Tequila Bar. I spoke to Andrew about…

Music, Venue

Grime is the new punk

Along with the expansion of the Grime scene, 2016 has seen further alienation of the youth from political affairs. It is this lack of representation that has fed an engagement with the anarchic style of the East London born genre- with opposition of capitalistic manufacturing, anger-fed messages on complex political issues, and a strong subculture…

Music, OldVenue

Past-Punk: The Modern Sound of Dissent

Politics and Music have always had something of a convoluted relationship and for every artist out there wearing their political heart on their sleeve there are ten more making songs about partying – not that the two are mutually exclusive. There’s near constant debate in the media over the politics of the music industry, be…

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