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Acid House, Balearic House, Football Casual, Hooliganism, House Music, Ibiza, Subculture, Underground Dance Music, Youth Culture -

Acid house, soccer casuals and underground dance music. Just what the Proctor ordered!  We recently had the great pleasure to speak to and interview mega talented Scottish writer and novelist Johnny Proctor. In this article we delve deep to find out about some of his influences, what inspires him and how he got into writing books. And not to mention a sneaky peek at his latest offering in the Zico book trilogy, Ninety Six.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ What was it that inspired you to make a start on a novel?    Initially I hadn’t planned to write a novel. It wasn’t something that had ever...

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Casuals, Heavy Soul, Punk, Scooters, Ska, Soul, Street Gangs, Subbaculture, Subculture -

We recently caught up with our good friend Mark Hynds. Mark is the zine pioneer, creator and founder of what is perhaps the coolest subculture zine on the globe. He let us (and you) in on some of his coming of age influences and the path that led him to create the constantly improving Subbaculture brand.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ In the early eighties they shut down the Midlands car factory my dad worked at. With no options locally he travelled to Newcastle for work. Needs must. Away from our family for the first time he returned the following weekend with a present. A cassette of the...

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