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  • Photo Feature: 'Where Did You Sleep Last Night?'
  • The 405 at Record Store Day 2015
  • Queers To The Front! Bent Fest & the Queer DIY Punk Scene
  • Plastic Platform [C86]: Zuper
  • Photo Feature: 'Where Did You Sleep Last Night?'
  • The 405 at Record Store Day 2015
  • Queers To The Front! Bent Fest & the Queer DIY Punk Scene
  • Plastic Platform [C86]: Zuper
  • Photo Feature: 'Where Did You Sleep Last Night?'

    by The 405, 21 April 2015

    "The project comes from my interest in the real people behind the stage persona. That when they're onstage, musicians and singers can seem otherworldly, removed from normal existence. They're worshiped and praised by an audience that doesn't see them return to the budget hotel room and shed the mask they wear for the public." [read more]

  • The 405 at Record Store Day 2015

    by The 405, 20 April 2015

    For this year's Record Store Day, 405 photographer Charlotte Swindell made her way to Reflex in Newcastle, while Matt Richardson went on a bit of an adventure, taking in Rough Trade East, Ample Play, Sister Ray and Rough Trade West. He even snapped an enthusiastic-looking Jarvis Cocker. [read more]

  • Queers To The Front! Bent Fest & the Queer DIY Punk Scene

    by Woodrow Whyte, 20 April 2015

    The audience who have assembled in a sweaty basement in Dalston burst into cheers and laughter. It might have had a little more shock value were it not for the name of the band and the bone-crushing ferocity of their music. It seems misandry is a dish best served in 2 minute salvoes of screaming queer metal, fronted by a sweaty man in a gold sequin dress and black wig. He looks like he might pass out at any moment from over-abundance of rage. [read more]

  • Plastic Platform [C86]: Zuper

    by The 405, 17 April 2015

    This selection of music covers a range of flavours, from smart late-afternoon house-tinged preludes heralding fun-filled evenings to horizontally inclined offbeats soaked with liquid percussion and a glorious sense of doing nothing. Stick this mix on and do nothing yourself. Or file it under "First BBQ of the Year" and keep it for such an occasion. Enjoy. [read more]