Various things we’re into and remembered to add up. Feel free to post your own links in the comments section. As long as they’re not daft we’ll approve it for you in time.
A Middle Sex – Manchester based improv/noise band featuring jam downloads.
Runners – Leeds beat merchants.
Hairdryer Excommunication – Kev Petals noise jam and download blog.
Sexbeat – London based label, gig promoter and blog.
Klaus Kinski – Manchester based garage punk/noise/mess band. Sick.
Scratched Media – Grimsby based record label and gig promoters, keeping it real in the homeland.
John Ledger – Barnsley based visual artist, writer and thinker.
Magazines and blogs
Now Then Magazine – Flag ship independent press magazine in Sheffield, covering local issues, music and businesses.
Boombangblam – Music, fashion and a daily moustache.
Likembe – Incredibly informative african music blog.
imboredofbastards – Personal photography and mixed inspiration/self loathing.
I Could Die Tomorrow – Vast music blog featuring current US and European punk/hardcore releases with a huge archive of long out of print genre splitting records to download. Essential!
MOOVMNT – Underground soul, next-level hip hop, timeless music that massages your soul… regular updates = guaranteed good new music nearly every day.
Too Much Rad – Playful, eye bulging visual goodness from one of the most positive people the world ever created. RAD!
Joe Singleton Photography – Amazing street and human photography, one to keep your eye on.
Tropical Waste – Online space and radio show, pushing sick music, illustration and videos around south east London.
Art Spaces and galleries
Test Space – Non profit arts organisation in Leeds. Providing studios, exhibition spaces, gig venues and a cafe.
Recycle Bikes – Center in Sheffield for buying and fixing up recycled bikes.
Couchsurfing – Travel the world for free and meet mint people at the same time.
Footprint Workers Co-operative – Environmentally sound and co-operatively run zine/leaflet printers in Leeds.
DIY Space London – Fundraising group trying to establish a permanent DIY music and arts space in London.
Frack Off – British resistance to the fracked gas industry. IMPORTANTE!
The British Wildlife Trust – Cos wildife is ace.
Climate Rush – London based group taking direct action on climate change.