‘I Can’t Seem To Stay A Fixed Ideal: Self-Design & Self-Harm in Subcultures’. An academic journal article in Punk & Post-Punk
A conference paper entitled 'Pop Manifestos and Nosebleed Art-Rock: What Was The Point Of Post-Punk?'
Thesis on self-design in post-punk subculture now available online
Excerpts from ‘Albion’s Secret History- Snapshots Of England’s Pop Rebels And Outsiders’ in 3 AM Magazine
Over the last couple of months 3AM Magazine have been trailing chapters of a book of mine, titled ‘Albion’s Secret History- Snapshots Of England’s Pop Rebels And Outsiders’ (currently out for review.)
Over the last couple of months 3AM Magazine have been trailing chapters of a book of mine, titled ‘Albion’s Secret History- Snapshots Of England’s Pop Rebels And Outsiders’ (which is currently out for review.)
The volume seeks to cast light on unappreciated aspects of English culture, which have contributed of the nation’s view of itself. Shying away from the narrative that dutifully follows The Beatles, The Sex Pistols and Oasis in this volume I turn to influencers as eclectic as Aldous Huxley, Shelagh Delaney, PJ Harvey, Patrick Wolf and The Libertines.
The three chapters 3AM have published so far can be found through the below links:
'Apocalypse Now Then': A Review Of 'An Audience With Jimmy Savile' for The Needle
‘The Sound Of The Haunted North’- an article on researching a novel about the Northern music scene of the 80’s
‘This Crisis Has Given Us Power- It’s Time To Use It: An Interview with Jehnny Beth of Savages
‘Synthesisers Are Extremely Versatile’: An Interview with Helen Marnie of Ladytron
‘I Get Off On Intense Atmospheres’: An Interview with Gazelle Twin
‘Gazelle Twin: Unflesh’: album review’
‘The Manic Street Preachers - Re-open The Holy Bible’
'The Darker Side Of The Human Psyche'- a piece on fairy stories and psychology, for New Trespass Magazine