Monday, August 15

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Punk’s Not Dead
Culture & Literature, Music

Punk’s Not Dead

Well, last time I spoke to you, I was just about to head off to my final two festivals of the season - Reading and End of the Road - and boy, were they brilliant. I caught a number of bands I hadn’t gotten the chance to see before (The Orielles! Iceage! Thee Oh Sees!) and at Reading, we chatted to a huge number of incredible artists including Sunflower Bean, Yonaka, Sports Team, King Nun, and Bad Sounds! But, festival season is now but a distant memory, the nights are drawing in, Halloween has come and gone – but that doesn’t mean that the steady stream of gigs and artists releasing music has stopped. In fact, quite the opposite. I told you in my first column that I’d be bringing you the greatest and latest music news in every issue, and believe you me, I have a whole bunch to tell you....