It’s hard to conceive of an individual who more perfectly incapsulates the spirit of a music festival, or who’s memory is best enshrined in one, than John Graham Mellor, better known as Joe Strummer. Since his death in 2002 there have been many tributes to his life and work but more than eight years ago, … Continue reading


Anarchistic Undertones, the monthly offering from the same bunch of undesirables that bring you the twice yearly blow-out Punx Inna Jungle, once again managed to provide an amazing line-up and cracking atmosphere last weekend, despite a last minute venue change. Due to a booking error at their usual home, Antwerp Mansion, in Rusholme, south Manchester, … Continue reading


No matter what your musical preference, it’s hard to think of a British musician who has contributed more to our cultural landscape, or of a man who’s spirit is better remembered through the medium of a festival, than John Graham Mellor, AKA Joe Strummer. From his roots in the squat scene of 70’s London and … Continue reading


Anarchistic Undertones are without doubt Manchester’s premiere Punk promoters. The same team that’s behind the legendary, biannual Punx Inna Jungle, an all day event that brings the best of the Punk and bass music scenes together under one roof, these guys know how to put on a party. Combine this with the Antwerp Mansion, a … Continue reading