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Entries from August 2009

Ten Songs Podcast #9

August 31st, 2009 · posted by Phil Chokeword · marked as: Podcasts

Oi oi, this is the first of two, possibly three shows focusing on punk and hardcore in my home city of Southampton. Ten Songs #10 will be a retrospective show featuring classic tracks from local DIY bands from between 2000-2007. This show however features a set of some of the current hardcore bands who are [...]

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Daniel McGowan Interview

August 31st, 2009 · posted by isy · marked as: Interviews

US prisoner Daniel McGowan talks to Last Hours about his activism, life in prison, and prisoner support.

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Cut, copy and participate: Portland Zine Symposium 2009

August 30th, 2009 · posted by Alex Wrekk · marked as: Articles · DIY sounds and images

Alex Wrekk, one of the organiser of the Portland Zine Symposium, recounts her experience of this year’s event from the ‘51% rule’ to making sure zinesters have enough coffee.

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Gary Suicidal Kids Commando

August 30th, 2009 · posted by Chris Walktall · marked as: CD reviews · Reviews

It’s always good to hear a band that doesn’t obviously fit into any one genre but dark metallic, French hardcore (possibly in that order) sums up Gary Suicidal Kids Commando as well as anything.

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A work in progress

August 30th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: Blogs · Hey Monkey Riot

Though this will invariably now jinx it, I’ve been making pretty good progess on a book I’ve been working on (now that all the Last Hours coding work is out of the way!). I’m up to page 18, and know where it’s going for a lot more pages after that. I set myself the rule [...]

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No Borders in Greece

August 29th, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: News · notes of resistance

The No Border camp on the Greek island of Lesvos has now started (running from the 25th-31st August) and hundreds of people have come together to challenge the system that denies freedom of movement in a globalised world, and violently suppresses people’s efforts to find refuge and improve their lives.

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Bristol Co-Mutiny and Bookfair 2009

August 29th, 2009 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: News · notes of resistance · radical culture

Co-mutineers and bookworms will be descending on Bristol for a week of workshops, action, talk, friendship making and strengthening and planning.

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Sister Spit: The Next Generation comes to UK and Europe

August 29th, 2009 · posted by natalie · marked as: News · radical culture

Get ready for some grrrl action with awesome spoken word, literary and performance group, Sister Spit: The Next Generation fast on their way to what looks to be a packed out tour of the UK and Europe this September.

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Spoonboy european tour

August 28th, 2009 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · punk rock etc

Spoonboy is touring Europe from the end of August into October. From the Max Levine Ensemble, Spoonboy plays insanely catchy acoustic pop/punk with intelligent and observant lyrics about politics and relationships. Last Hours is putting on the gig in London!

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Last Hours (slight) relaunch

August 28th, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: Blogs · Last Hours blog

Hopefully you’ve noticed, but we’ve relaunched our homepage, and added a couple of new sections. The blogs, which you’re reading now, will give a space for people involved with Last Hours – as well as Last Hours itself – to make regular updates about the projects they’re involved with. We’ve launched with only three blogs, [...]

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