Documentary in which director and DJ Don Letts looks at a very particular and very provocative British subculture - skinhead.
Early BBC documentary on SKA, worthy viewing
Street Sounds is a new mag dedicated to punk, Ska, Mod, Casuals and all aspects of working class culture Issue #1 is out now costing £2 Here is the Mission Statement
When ZANI was Positive Energy Of Madness, (PEOM) and we were a club fanzine, Dean Thatcher was a reader first, then a contributor. ZANI/PEOM and Dean became friends, and we could be seen together dancing on speakers or falling off stages. But I doubt if you are interested in our days of nostalgia. The fact remains that Dean was a good DJ, and in days of acid house and the aftermath, became a crowd puller, along with the likes of Danny Rampling, Andy Weatherall, Phil Perry and Steve Proctor, not just down to his choice of music; his stance with The Smiths “How Soon is Now” at Flying was legendary and truly supported the pioneer days of Acid House.
In the early 70’s in the UK, there was a great deal of debate across the land whether there was life on Mars. However in certain parts of the country where job prospects looked barren for young and old alike, the matter of paying the rent took precedence over such trifling discussions.