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Chris Bohn: Thoughts on Elysium

Chris Bohn, editor-in-chief of The Wire, contributed an in-depth essay on Pet Shop Boys’ new album ‘Elysium’ exclusively for Electronic Beats. Featured in the programme of last night’s exclusive PSB show, you can now read it in full here.

Punk’s Dead

Only a handful of people witnessed the first gig by the Sex Pistols, but millions more worshipped the defiant musical revolution that shook England at the end of seventies. Punk’s Dead, a new English language book brought out by the Prague-based publishers Divus, captures the punk spirit and characteristic accompanying aesthetic – expressed largely through … Continued

R.I.P Poly Styrene

It is with great sadness that we report the death of legendary punk singer Poly Styrene. Confirmed on her Facebook page by long term friend Symond Lawes, her death over the weekend comes after a long battle with breast cancer. The legendary singer was the front-woman of X-Ray Spex, and recently returned to the spotlight … Continued