Reggae on the Beach, 'Carry on up the Costa' 10-17th April 2018 (weekender event 14-15th) Costa Blanca

Coming soon Reggae on the Beach, ‘Carry on up the Costa’ 10-17th April Torrevieja, Spain     11-18th April 2018 Torrevieja, Costa Blanca, Spain Nearest Airport Alicante, Spain   Event with 7 days accommodation including breakfast 2 people all inclusive Event with 7 days accommodation including breakfast 3 people all inclusive Event only Ticket £40 […]

Jul 02, 2017

Dakka Skanks Confirmed for the Great Skinhead Reunion, Brighton

Brand new top quality Ska Rock steady band Dakka Skanks confirmed for The Great Skinhead Reunion Brighton Dakka Skanks are a 5-piece Ska/Dub/Reggae band based in Brighton. Combining catchy choruses, up-tempo riffs and dubby breakdowns, they set out to rejuvenate a classic British sound – maintaining the iconic Ska vibe whilst seamlessly integrating elements of […]

Mar 26, 2017

The Great Skinhead Northern Gathering 16 -17th Sept (Sunderland, North East England)

TICKETS HERE This is the third annual Great Skinhead Northern Gathering. We at subcultz have been running The Great Skinhead Reunion in Brighton for 7 years. From the dust, we have seen a huge growth of the Skinhead Subculture back in its homeland. We started the northern event, through big demand from the North. This event […]

Jul 31, 2016

The Great Skinhead Reunion Brighton 2017. 2-3-4th June Tickets and Information

TICKETS    FULL 3 DAYS EVENT, YOUR WRISTBAND IS VALID THROUGH OUT, YOU CAN USE IT FOR AS LITTLE, OR AS MUCH AS YOU WANT. THE EVENT WILL SELL OUT.  WRISTBANDS GIVE YOU FULL ACCESS TO ALL THE EVENT, THREE FULL DAYS AND NIGHTS OF ENTERTAINMENT, 12 BANDS, 10 DJ’S PLUS A  SPECIAL PRE PARTY […]

Jun 23, 2016

About Brighton

      Brighton information Still one of the most popular seaside destinations in the UK, Brighton has been a tourist hotspot for many years thanks to its climate, nightlife and fantastic shopping. The advent of the railway really helped to boost the city’s profile. Brighton has consistently attracted visitors for day trips, weekends and […]

Jun 01, 2016

King Hammond and The Rude Boy Mafia confirmed for the Great Skinhead Reunion, Brighton

Legends of British Ska, King Hammond and The Rude Boy Mafia confirmed for the Great Skinhead Reunion, Brighton. As we like to have a real mixed genre bag every day of the Great Skinhead Reunion, We are pleased to announce King Hammond will be hot tailing down to Brighton for our Sunday night Knees up […]

May 08, 2016

Staying Power - Gavin Watson

Staying Power – Gavin Watson Victoria and Albert Museum, London    Gavin Watson was born in London in 1965 and grew up on a council estate in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. He bought a Hanimex camera from Woolworths in his early teens and began to take photographs. Upon leaving school at the age of sixteen, Watson […]

Apr 03, 2016

Great Skinhead Reunion revue, By David Webster

  Arrived in Brighton around 1.30 with my mate Steve Aller holding high expectations of what the weekend had in store. I was not to be disappointed as this years reunion was even better than the 2013 event. After checking in at the Adelaide hotel, we made our way to the Volks where we met up […]

Feb 18, 2016

Sultan Ali - Son of Prince Buster, Jamaican Ska Legend

  SULTAN ALI (Sonofprincebuster) aka #TheSultanofSKA      Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Sultan has honed his craft performing in Los Angeles since the late eighties. His father is the legendary ska originator Prince Buster, who changed the face of Jamaican music forever and inspired generations of ska revivalists as well as producing greats like Toots […]

Feb 16, 2016

Los Angeles Skinhead Ska scene

  SKINHEADS UNITED: ALL OVER L.A., NONRACIST, PRIMARILY LATINO SKINHEADS OBSESS ON CLASSIC REGGAE AND SOUL   First published in LA Times 2012 BY NICHOLAS PELL     Fans at The Gaylads’ Echoplex show PHOTO BY JENNIE WARREN Around 9 on a recent Friday night, the Echoplex is filling up quickly with skinheads. Men sport […]

Dec 08, 2015

Monty Neysmith Reggae Legend

Symarip (also known at various stages of their career as The Bees, The Pyramids, Seven Letters and Zubaba) were a ska and reggae band from the United Kingdom, originating in the late 1960s, when Frank Pitter and Michael Thomas founded the band as The Bees. The band’s name was originally spelled Simaryp, which is an […]

Oct 26, 2015

Great Skinhead Reunion Brighton, Big 6. 2016

    Tickets for 2016 are available HERE CONFIRMED ACTS INFA RIOT Punk – Oi! 1982 Legends    ROUGH KUTZ EAST END BADOES STOMPER 98 From Germany will be joining us, One of the biggest bands in their country, performing Oi Oi music, German style FECKIN EJITS THE HACKLERS – SKA GRADE 2 CROWN COURT TEAR UP from […]

Oct 13, 2015

Racism within The Skinhead Subculture

Racism within The skinhead subculture   Teenage Skinheads at British Movement demonstration, East London,    As annoying as it is, the one question almost everybody, who is not a skinhead wants to know, is about the racism connection to skinheads, which has become almost a synonym of the word Skinhead I will try to explain […]

Aug 13, 2015

Halloiween (Bavaria)

Friday 30/10 Acoustic Special set Jenny woo Tim steinfort Franky flame as Headliner And you bring the Sound for dancing It is some Special old one with good bavarian Food and all Kinds of Drinks (Artists Food is free) Special Guest Skinhead Reggae DJ from Symond Lawes UK Saturday 31/10 In the Morning shipping Cruise […]

Jul 14, 2015

PRINCE BUSTER - DISCOGRAPHY: (Ska/Rocksteady Singer)

  PRINCE BUSTER – DISCOGRAPHY: (Ska/Rocksteady Singer)     Biography: Cecil Bustamente Campbell OD (born 24 May 1938, Kingston, Jamaica), better known by the stage name Prince Buster, is a Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer. Prince Buster, one of the founders and leaders of the ska music scene that originated from jamaica. Reggaediscography presents the most […]

Jul 08, 2015

Laurel Aitken

Let me tell you about Sally Brown . . . NOVEMBER 7, 2014   So I love me some Laurel Aitken, and I’m singing along in my car to Sally Brown driving down the highway and my son starts laughing. I’ve belted out these lyrics so many times I don’t hear them anymore, but my […]

Nov 07, 2014

Dissension in the Ska Camp

Dissension in the Ska Camp From April 26, 1964–”Something had to come after the Twist and it appears to be the ‘Jamaica Ska,’ just imported from the Caribbean island by dance lovers of New York’s jet set. Here, at Shepheard’s night spot, where the infectious new dance made its U.S. debut, lovely Carol Joan Crawford […]

Jan 17, 2014

Duke Reid the Trojan

From Daily Gleaner, February 3, 1956 Can you imagine grabbing a Red Stripe and heading into this dance at Shady Grove in 1956? Duke Reid, Coxsone Dodd, Admiral Comic (or here, Kosmic)–what a night this must have been! It was 1956, before ska, so these sound system operators were spinning “rock ‘n roll” as the […]

Jan 13, 2014

Stanley Motta

Stanley Motta is always mentioned as an early pioneer in the ska industry since he had the first recording studio on the island, although they were not pressed there–Motta sent the acetates to the U.K. for duplication. But Motta began the recording industry in Jamaica. His recording studio was opened in 1951 on Hanover Street […]

Jan 05, 2014

BRUTUS TRIM-FIT SHIRTS £40 LIMITED EDITION

Special price Brutus Trim-fits shirts at reduced price £40, Limited Edition designs, please check for limited availability LOOK HERE

Nov 11, 2013

Brutus Trim-fits Limited edition Special subcultz deal

Very Special deal on Brand new  Brutus Trim- fits for subcultz                                 Subcultz Trader   THESE WILL SELL OUT FAST. GOOD LUCK !  FULL RANGE CLICK HERE. GIVE ME MY BRUTUS     DUE TO HIGH NUMBERS OF ORDERS, THESE WONT BE AROUND FOREVER, GET YOURSELF SORTED NOW  

Sep 11, 2013

Mods and Rockers, Brighton Beach Riot 1964

Scores of youths have been given prison sentences following a Whitsun weekend of violent clashes between gangs of Mods and Rockers at a number of resorts on the south coast of England.Yesterday two youths were taken to hospital with knife wounds and 51 were arrested in Margate after hundreds of teenagers converged on the town […]

Aug 07, 2013

skinhead reunion merchandise for sale

We still have a bit of merch left over from the great skinhead reunion. please contact symond.lawes@gmail.com T shirts, £15. Patches £5, Pin Badges  £1 All Enquires  symond.lawes@gmail.com

Jun 18, 2013

Skinhead Reggae Legend, Harry J (Johnson) dies

Jamaican producer and musician Harry Zephaniah Johnson, 67, credited with producing what is widely considered the first reggae single “No More Heartaches” by the vocal harmony trio The Beltones, passed away on Wednesday, April 3 in his Westmoreland, Jamaica birthplace, succumbing to complications from diabetes; Johnson leaves four children and three grandchildren. Born on July […]

Apr 10, 2013

British Reggae History

385 Willesden High Road is tucked away behind a row of dilapidated 19th century houses, its entrance obscured by high locked gates and a walled yard. But 385 is a treasure trove of reggae history. It’s called Theorem, Music Village, and it’s where we’re recording several artist interviews for Reggae Britannia. As we arrive, there’s a […]

Mar 03, 2013

Casbah Rockers featuring Symond Lawes

Casbah Rockers Skinhead & Ska Special by Casbah Rockers on Mixcloud

Feb 14, 2013

Watford Skinheads 1960's

Watford skinheads – with added socks appeal 4:00pm Saturday 15th December 2012 in MemoriesBy Adam Binnie, Senior Reporter Watford (in red) and Harrow (yellow) skinheads at Butlins, Clacton, in 1968. Philip Ellisdon has sent in this picture of the Watford and Harrow skinheads on holiday at Butlins, Clacton, in 1968. He said: “There were 20 of […]

Feb 03, 2013

Too Many Crooks

Too Many Crooks Performing live at 2013 Great Skinhead Reunion, Brighton on 1st june   TOO MANY CROOKS were formed following a Bad Manners gig in Brighton. The group of friends didn’t just want to sound like a poor mans ‘Madness’ or ‘Specials’, and soon earned themselves a loyal following of supporters who welcomed their […]

Feb 01, 2013

Facebook ban Skinheads

CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT THIS PETITION, NOT BY JUST CLICKING LIKE, PUT YOU NAME ON THE COMMENTS, AND SIGN UP TO SUBCULTZ. APATHY IS A KILLER  Letter to face book hello, over the last few days a lot of groups have gone, these are all related to the skinhead, fashion and music subculture. This is a […]

Nov 12, 2012

Venezuelan Skinheads: few but true!

Venezuelan Skinheads: few but true! Being a skinhead or skinhead girl in a country like Venezuela hasn’t been very easy, even though we are a tropical country and especially multicultural, here few subcultures are appreciated and followed, although punk subculture has had more relevance in Venezuelan youth, the skinhead subculture has left its mark on […]

Nov 08, 2012

Griffiths Clothing

Subcultz Recommended clothing website. support the scene that supports you. Griffiths Clothing Early British fashion is highly regarded as the pinnacle of style and design. Clothes were no longer run of the mill items and as such were becoming an identity and a reflection of a personality. Our range of fashion is inspired by an […]

Nov 04, 2012

"Semarang SKA Fest 2012"

My name adi,im skinhead from central java indonesia,me and some friends here have event ska fest in november 2012 pls help us to uploading this event in subcultz.com : Semarang Ska foundation & Semarang Skinheads Proudly present: “Semarang SKA Fest 2012” 11/17/2012, 3PM-11PM Venue: taman budaya raden saleh Semarang,central java-Indonesia Skankin all nite long with many indonesian […]

Oct 02, 2012

The Great Skinhead Reunion 2 Photo Gallery

Jun 12, 2012

The Great Skinhead Reunion 2012 Featuring The Legendary Roy Ellis AKA Mr Symarip (tickets)

The Great Skinhead Reunion 2 Brighton Seafront 8th – 10th June 2012 Live Performance from the Legend of Skinhead Reggae, Roy Ellis AKA Mr Symarip, plus a full line up of events from Friday afternoon until Sunday. The Ticket is for the Allnighter. Due to high numbers expected, this year we have incurred costs for […]

Jun 05, 2012

Roy Ellis Video

Roy Ellis at Skinhead Reunion 2012 Hitting the Skinhead Reunion 2012 is the legend Roy “Skinhead Moonstomp” Ellis.  Ellis, who has been on the scene since the late 60’s, will be heading to Brighton this June to shock and awe the boys and girls in attendance.  He comes tight with a new 7″ recorded for […]

May 22, 2012

Concrete Jungle Festival to X-ray Spex

From Concrete Jungle Festival to X-ray Spex live at the Roundhouse    Dress rehearsal one week before the gig  3000 people came  poly and saxby live on the roundhouse stage  flash on sax  the crowd loving poly  all ages for an icon  poly styrene symond poly and barry backstage xray spex a job well done […]

May 20, 2012

Lloyd Brevett, The Skatalites RIP

Skatalites Lloyd Brevett Is Dead Published: Thursday May 3, 2012 | 9:05 am15 Comments Lloyd Brevett (2nd left) in the company of his friends and fellow musicians. Barbara Gayle, Staff Reporter One of the founding members of The Skatalites Band, Lloyd Brevett is dead. Brevett died at the Andrews Memorial Hospital in St. Andrew this […]

May 04, 2012

Roy Ellis AKA Mr Symarip Live in Brighton

Roy Ellis AKA Mr Symarip A Legend of Skinhead Reggae   When the teenage Roy Ellis set sail for a new life in the United Kingdom in 1959. He had no idea what to expect, his mother had left a few months previously, and made a home for her children to join her. On arrival […]

May 01, 2012

Roy Ellis AKA Mr Symarip ~Live in Brighton

Live at The View, Hove Doors 10pm – Late Western Esplanade Brighton BN3 4FA 01273 726 511 [wp_cart:Adult Ticket:price:15.00:end] [show_wp_shopping_cart]

Mar 12, 2012

Another Chance (Czech Republic)

Another Chance is Czech street-ska-punk since 2010. Home town of Another Chance is Bruntál. Bruntál is at northeast of Czech republic – at Silesia. Band is four members: Tommy – sing, lyrics, music and lead guitar, Jakub – bass guitar, Petr – trumpet and second vocals and Pavel – drums. Band is formed in part […]

Jan 29, 2012

The Champions Inc (USA)

The Champions Inc. is the name of my skinhead reggae band, we are a 6 piece band from California(San Jose/San Francisco) who play around California. We cover some reggae favorites and write original music as well. I sing, my husband plays guitar and we gatheres our friends together for this project. We hope to get […]

Jan 25, 2012

Bs As Do the Ska

Buenos Aires Do the Ska es un proyecto independiente y autogestionado de fotografia de Julieta Federico. Las fotos se ven en el blog y eventualmente en exposiciones o shows. La idea es mostrar lo que pasa en los shows, mostras los djs, la gente en las fiestas y en la calle. Es lo que pasa […]

Jan 16, 2012

The Aggrotones (Argentina)

Bio: Los Aggrotones El Reggae y el Soul era la musica que escuchaban los Skinheads en su comienzo, alla por 1969. Hoy, casi 40 años despues, al reggae se lo relaciona directamente con roots y marihuana, mientras que a los skinheads con el oi! y el fascismo… Los Aggrotones somos una banda de early reggae […]

Dec 15, 2011