“Imagine Richard Youngs as the junior member of a cabal of prolific and puritanical English musician-mystics, including The Fall’s Mark E Smith, Van..(read more)
Compiles snapshots of English pop culture’s rebels and outsiders, from Oscar Wilde to Tricky via PJ Harvey and Mark E. Smith. Those who have really shaped Alb..(read more)
Philip Johnson, a lost figure in the dark waters of early industrial music in the UK, made over 25 tapes in the late ’70s. Ethereal soundscapes, damaged e..(read more)
After a crushing political defeat at the UK election, one resource of hope is municipalism. One of the most inspiring examples is Preston council.
Great studio session by some great characters of free improvisation! I think Jean-Michel van Schouwburg especially shines on this album, what an amazing vocalis..(read more)
English jazz pianist Mike Westbrook released this in 1971; a concept album recorded over three days in the famous Lansdowne studios.
British experimental band Henry Cow pushed rock music to its limits. Their open improvisations, lapidary lyrics, errant melodies, and relentless pursuit of spon..(read more)
Lawrence and Wishart is one of the few remaining independent publishing houses in Britain. It is heir to a long intellectual and political tradition, and has al..(read more)
Brilliant new publication by the imprint of Thurston Moore and Eva Prinz. English musician and writer David Toop’s memoirs!