This page has been painstakinly put together by the Iguanarack Cyber Surfer, so there should be something here for everyone.
We will be uploading some activist links in the near future, in the mean time check out the links on SOUTH WALES ANARCHISTS site
2000 DIRTY SQUATTERS: The name is a bit misleading, there aint really 2,000 of them!
ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE: Seriously wigged out freaks from Japan
ACTIVE SLAUGHTER: Punk animal liberators
AFROCELT SOUNDSYSTEM: Vibes from around the world mixed like nobody else can.
ALABAMA 3: Brixton outlaws
ANTI-FLAG: Unpatriotic US punk
ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION (ADF): Ragga-metal crossover like a rabid anti-racist pitbull.
ASTRALASIA: Legendary techno pioneers back after a long silence
BABYHEAD: Bristol based ska/soul/funk/hip hop outfit
BAKA BEYOND: Musicians from 6 countries in the celtic fringes of Europe and West Africa playing the most original world fusion around, without a sampler in sight.
BLACK SABBATH: Hardly underground, but where would we be without them?
THE BUREAU: Return of the soul legends
CAPTAIN PARANOID AND THE DELUSIONS: Sleazy Cardiff posse pushing the boundaries of sex drugs and rock 'n roll.
CELTICA: No longer gigging but worth checking out the site for MP3s of this awesome celtic/techno fusion crowd.
CHEMICAL BROTHERS: Block rockin' beats
CHICKENSHED ZEPPELIN: Bluegrass punk from B-Right-on
CITIZEN FISH/SUBHUMANZ: Vetrans of the 80s anarcho ska punk scene
CONFLICT: Harcore anarchists who also play punk rock, recently reformed.
COPCAR PILEUP: Punx with no respect for authority.
COSMO (innit!): A bit of a cult in his own lunchtime
CRASS: Do they owe us a living? (still active, but not as they used to be)
CROFT No FIVE: Funky folk hop like you have never heard before
THE DAMNED: Original and best, accept no substitutes
DEAD SILENCE: Deep down and dirty D 'n B soundsystem from London
DOCTOR AND THE MEDICS: OK, they were a kitsch pastiche of 60's psychedelia and no-one took them seriously, but we loved 'em and they are still around
DREADZONE: Dancefloor funk with a dubby edge
EAT STATIC: Pioneers of festival trance, constantly pushing boundaries of electronic music.
EASYSTAR ALL STARS: New York Dub collective responsible for Dub Side Of The Moon
THE EGG: Curvy funky loops and beats
ELECTRIC WIZARD: Contenders for the title heaviest band in the world
ELEPHANT TALK: Hypnotic laid back global trance.
ERIS: Skatepunk-ska from John (A.O.S.3./P.A.I.N./Less)
FAT FREDDYS DROP: Chilled out soulful dub outfit from New Zealand
FILA BRAZILLIA: Serve Chilled
FLATPIG: they're flat, they're pigs, they'rs old school punk with an attitude
FLYSCREEN: Heroes of the 90's Newport Scene, back with avengance
FOUR LETTER WORD: Cardiff punks with pedigree
GOLDBLADE: Masters of
soul powered punk rock 'n roll
GOLDIE LOOKING CHAIN: Kings of the Chavs, you knows it
GROOVE ARMADA: Hardly underground these days, but still awesome 21st century funky beats.
HAYSEED DIXIE: Cajun bluegrass metal
THE HEADS: Intense stoner rock kings from Bristle
HEADJAM: Heavy, dubby, spacey, punky stuff. this website must win an award for having the least ammount of information of any website in the world. Got MP3s to download though, so we will forgive em.
INNER TERRESTRIALS: Carlsberg don't do 'Anarcho ska-punk fusion with a bit of folk chucked in' but if they did it would sound like this.
JOYRIDERS: Ram raid this little site and nick some MPfrees to sing along to next time you are cruising in the firms jam jar.
KAVA KAVA: Seriously funky rock
KILLING JOKE: No laughing matter
KILNABOY: Pontypridd's finest rebel rousing jigmiesters
KIRK BRANDON: Main man from Theatre of Hate, Spear of destiny and occasionally Dead Men Walkning
LEAFHOUND: Reformed cult legend blues rockers from the 70's.
LE COD AFRIQUIE: French-African urban grooves
LEFTFEILD: Pioneeres of a radical hybrid of dub and house and breaks (long before anyone had invented big beat)
LLWYBER LLAETHOG: Welsh language dub and hip-hop
MAD PROFESSOR: Dubmeister general
MARTIN HARLEY BAND: Folk blues of the highest calibre
MASSIVE ATTACK: Rather large dub dudes
MELT BANANA: They are off their heads!
THE MELVINS: Long lasting US punk
MIDASUNO: Best thing to happen to Merthyr Tydfil since the Merthyr Rising
MOLARA: Web home for Molara, the voice of Zion Train, plus all round creative type diva.
MONSTER MAGNET: Heavier than a heavy thing on St Heavy's day
MOTORHEAD: Everything louder than everything else
MOUNTAIN MEN ANONYMOUS: Beautiful, haunting, lo-fi guitar vibes from Wales
NEW MODEL ARMY: Deserve a mention for all the good times we had in the '80s
NINE INCH NAILS: Intense banging techno punk
OI POLLOI: Hardcore vegan punk
OMNIA OPERA: After 13 years of silence, the space bastards are back
THE OPPRESSED: Anti Fascist Oi!
OZRIC TENTACLES: Cyber space home for the champions of 22nd century space rock (exhaustive fan site... official site missing in action for a good while now!)
P.A.I.N: The Propaganda And Information Network, anarcho ska punx with a pedigree that cannot be matched. Old punks never die, they just start playing ska. Accept no substitues.
PEATBOG FAERIES: Celtic groves from the isle of Skye
PITCHSHIFTER: Dirty electro punk from accross the pond
PLASTIC EATERS: Stan Stammers current technopunk outfit from NYC
PORCUPINE TREE: 21st Century prog rock of the highest order, criminally low profile in UK.
POLICE BASTARD: Back in full on granny scaring action
POWERSTEPPERS: Digital dub with pedigree, coming at ya from West Wales
PRONGHORN: Purveyors of dogshit cow punk from deepest Dorset
PROPAGHANDI: Thinking persons thrash metal
RABBIT IN THE MOON: Superior drum 'n bass
RANCID: Ska punk ledgends, hard to believe the have only been around since 1995
THE RESTARTS: DIY anarcho punk for thr 21st century
SENSER: Festy digitalpunk outfit from 80's back to peak fitness
SHOOGLENIFTY: Celtic rock of the highest order
SHORT BUS WINDOW LICKERS: Hardcore scumbag punx from London
from the 'diff that phone in sick
SKINDRED: Southwales raga-punk-metal legends with new line up
THE SLACKERS: Rude and
SLAUGHTER AND THE DOGS: Where have all the boot boys gone? They're doing Holiday in the Sun gigs!
SMILING WITH SEMTEX: Awesome anarcho ska-punk from West Wales
SMERINS ANTI-SOCIAL CLUB: Skafunk soul collective from Bristle
SMOKE LIKE A FISH: Ska-punk
from mid Wales
SNUFF: Serious punk rock fun
SPEARHEAD: Michael Franti's postmodern hip hop
STAN STAMMERS: Home to bass player with Theatre of Hate/Spear of Destiny and Crazy Pink Revolvers
STEREO MCs: Deep down and dirty funk
SUBSOURCE; Live D 'n B and breakbeats
SPACE RITUAL: Nic Turners version of hawkwind
SPANNER: Hands on anarcho ska punk types that walk it like they talk it
SPLITTERS: Sub ska rockers
TARANTISM: Celticskapunkdubdance festival legends with new and improved recipie (Inspiration for the naming of Tara Iguana!)
THIEVERY CORPORATION: Classy laid back chilled jazzy burlars
THIS SYSTEM KILLS.....but it will never kill these valley punks.
TOFU LOVE FROGS: The most fun you can have with wellies on, footstompingciderswillingdiddlypunk at its very best AND YES, THEY ARE BACK!
TOKYO SKA PARADISE ORCHESTRA: Big band ska from Japan
TRANSPLANTS: Punk supergroup featuring ex Rancid/Slakers and Blink 182 dudes.
UK SUBS: vetran punks that won't go away
THE VANDALS: US punx smashing things up since 1980
VIBRATORS: Battery opperated punks from the first wave
VIBRONICS: Dub from deepest Leicester
ZION TRAIN: Masters of digital dub, original and best, now located on a farm in West Wales
ZONDERHOOF: Doom laden riff merchants
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ASHTON COURT: Long established and well respected festival in Bristol, takes place mid July every year, no camping but well worth the £5 entry fee (now sponsored by Orange :-( )
BEAUTIFUL DAYS: Festival run by the Levellers each August in Devon
BIG GREEN GATHERING: its a gathering, its big and its green
EARTH WISE: Green eco-event
ENDORSE IT IN DORSET: Festival in, you guesed it, DORSET, run by those nutters Pronghorn
GLADE FESTIVAL: Loud banging techno fest every july run by the people who run the Glade area in Glastonbury (with connections to the old Megadog events we think)
GLASTONBURY: Not as good as it used to be!
GREEN MAN FESTIVAL: Held in Baskerville Hall, Haye on Wye every August. Little known event with no 'big' names but always sells out early.
LARMER TREE FESTIVAL: Well run civilised little folky/world music event in the Larmer tree Gardens in Dorset every July.
Excellent facilities, ideal festival for people who do not like festivals. ALWAYS sells out and always has pronghorn close on the Sunday night.
LOST VAGUENESS: once a cool little secret area of Glastonbury, now so poupular it has its own festival. excentric to say the least, with a thirties ballroom/casino vibe.
OFF THE TRACKS: Nice little gathering held twice a year in a hotel just off the tracks of Donington Race track. Chose their campsite or stay in the hotel! 45 real ales in the barn.
REGGAE FESTIVAL OF WALES: it's a Festival, with lots of reggae, and it's in West Wales!
SECRET GARDEN PARTY: Shhhhhhhhhh! It's a secret
SHAMBALA: Wicked little funky festival in Devon every August, but don't tell anyone 'cos you will spoil it.
SHEEP MUSIC FESTIVAL: Funky global roots event on the Welsh Border near herford every July
SOLFEST: Event with a cracking line up in Cumbria on August Bank Holiday
WOMAD: World Of Music Arts and Dance festival, holds events all year round all over the world, but main event in UK is in Reading at end of July
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ACCESS TONAL: Electronic dance from the vale of Glamorgan
ACTIVE DISTRIBUTION: D.I.Y. punk distro with attitude
ASSOCIATED MINDS: Cardiff based hip-hop label
BEGGARS BANQUET: One of the original independent labels, dating back to the punk age and still going strong
CHOCOLATE FIREGUARD: Sounds from the funky underground, run by Kava Kava's Pat Fulgoni
DIRTY SQUATTERS.COM: Home to Scrap records, 2000DS, Headjam and much more
DRAGONFLY RECORDS: Blissed out psy-trance
FLYING RHINO: Long
established trance pioneers
IRONMAN RECORDS: Punk with attitude
POISONED WHISKEY RECORDS: High quality punk and nu-metal from planet Rhondda.
ROUGH TRADE RECORDS: One of the original UK indipendent labels, dating back to 1978with an impressive back catalogue
RUNNIN RIOT: Skatepunk raggamuffins
SONIC STATE RECORDS: North Wales based techno label
SOUTHERN RECORDS: Major league distributor for some pretty cool labels
TAFF POP RECORDS: Swansea based punky label
WOBBLYWEB: Home to Zion Train and
their associated record labels, Universal Egg and Deep Root.
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