Crass

Dress Code: No T-Shirts (Unless You Want to Go to Jail)

Neil Durkin | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Neil Durkin

Over the years I reckon we've all had our run-ins with dress code authoritarianism. Requirements to wear suits ("lounge suits"). Being told you've got to wear a shirt with a collar. Or a tie. The need to turn up in "smart" attire. Or footwear that isn't a pair of trainers. Or trousers that aren't tracksuit bottoms. Tops that aren't football shirts ...

Pussy Riot: Not Sponsored by Nike or Coca-Cola

Neil Durkin | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

I was at a gig in south London last week when, so to speak, my day job popped up. One minute I was "chillaxing" (as I believe the kids and the prime minister like to say) to some genial indie rock, the next ... I'm listening to a longish poem about Russian authoritarianism.

Pussy Riot and the Legacy of Punk

Johan Kugelberg | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Johan Kugelberg

The riot girls taught us that young women inside a counter-culture movement don't necessarily get heard until they grab the microphone.