BALIDENTITY: DAZED AND CONFUSED

Tonight! Come and join our panel discussion, BALIDENTITY: DAZED & CONFUSED as part of RAVEPASAR. The discussion will focus on the subculture movement & particular scene of progressive youth (local, national, global). The problems, the ups and downs, the solution—if there’s any or what to do about it.

GREASERS GUISE

The youth subculture that was popularised in the 1950s to 1960s, Greasers, were originally poor kids who couldn’t afford nice clothing, so they would wear their work clothes, which typically consisted of white tank tops, t-shirts and jeans.

UH-OH, LOVE COMES TO TOWN

“Uh-Oh, Love Comes to Town” is one of the most consequential songs that introduced me to the synthesizer-heavy + glam fashion x nervous and nerdy personas = New Wave.⁣

HAPPY TULLAMORE NEW YEAR

It’s better to pass into that other world with full passion and glory than to fade and wither dismally with age.

WHISKEY IN THE JAR

Kickstart your 2020 welcoming party with one of the most classic drinking songs ever written: Whiskey in the Jar.

NEW WAVE WHO’S WHO

At a quick glance I see Billy Idol, Limahl, Grace Jones, Adam Ant, Robert Smith, David Bowie, Simon Le Bon, that “Voices Carry” girl, Nick Rhodes, Chrissie Hynde, Mark Mothersbaugh, the Culture Club frontman, Howard Jones, … can you find Morrissey?

THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS SONG EVER

“Fairytale of New York” by The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl is the best Christmas tune of all time and also UK’s most-played Christmas song of the 21st century.

RICHEY EDWARDS 52

Happy birthday and stay beautiful you Cool Cymru: Richey!

ELTON JOHN & DAVID FURNISH: LOVE WINS

Today, 14 years ago, Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish became the first gay celebrities to register their relationship as a civil partnership.

THE CRAMPS ON NULLE PART AILLEURS

The Cramps performing “Bikini Girls with Machine Guns” on French TV back in 1990, featuring Lux Interior wearing men’s thong and stilettos.

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