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The Wire: Primers - October 2018 October 30th, 2018

Since it was founded in 1982, The Wire magazine has covered a vast range of alternative, experimental, underground and non-mainstream music. Now some of that knowledge has been distilled into The Wire Primers: a comprehensive guide to the core recordings of some of the most visionary and inspiring, subversive and radical musicians on the planet,…

John Robb: Death To Trad Rock - October 2018 October 30th, 2018

In the 1980s, the charts overflowed with what felt to many like the most boring pop music ever made – and the underground exploded. The post-punk scene was a diverse collection of bands brought together by independent releases and aided by reportage in fanzines and airplay by John Peel. This is the first time this…

Ben Moor: More Trees To Climb - October 2018 October 30th, 2018

Ben Moor’s stories mix the magical with the everyday in a world just to the left of ours. In Coelacanth, the sport of competitive tree climbing is the background to a romantic comedy with dangerous edges. Along the way we meet imaginary flatmates, underground Compliment Clubs and deeply oblivious fish. Not Everything is Significant is…

Tim Bradford: London Country Diary - October 2018 October 30th, 2018

I wrote an introduction for Tim Bradford’s An Urban Country Diary For fifteen years, Tim Bradford has meandered round the quiet streets of his North London home, seeking out the ordinary and the extraordinary, the sublime and the ridiculous. A London Country Diary documents his wanderings – he attempts to rescue a deer in Clissold…

101 Things Birmingham Gave the World - October 2018 October 30th, 2018

This is the book that proves that Birmingham is not just the crucible of the Industrial Revolution, but the cradle of civilisation. It’s the definitive guide to the 101 things that made the world what it is today – and all of them were made in Birmingham. Read how Birmingham gave the world the wonders…

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