Articles covering various strands of subversive and counter-cultural history.
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David Keenan – ‘England’s Hidden Reverse’

This entry is part 15 of 18 in the series Countercultural History

This review is of the revised 2016 edition of ‘England’s Hidden Reverse’, an essential acquisition for those with an interest in ‘Industrial’ culture, truly independent music, and the great tradition of the British outsider…

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‘The Sunshine Makers’ (2015)

This entry is part 16 of 18 in the series Countercultural History

‘The Sunshine Makers’ is a 2015 documentary by Cosmo Feilding-Mellen, covering the fabled exploits of American clandestine LSD chemists Nick Sand and Tim Scully…

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Jesse Jarnow – ‘Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America’ (2016)

This entry is part 17 of 18 in the series Countercultural History

A valuable addition to the countercultural canon written in 2016 by music journalist Jesse Jarnow, ‘Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America’ documents the sprawling American psychedelic underground over the last half-century or thereabouts…