rabble’s Sunday Sitdowns: Turkish ultras, Zines and Disco.

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Some online writing deserves more than a quick scan. Save these up for that next pensive poo – they’ll be more fulfilling than that Lidl special buys supplement.

Turkish Football Ultra’s Patrolling The Streets  Vice magazine talks to some of Istanbul’s Çarşı. Lovable football casuals with a penchant for people power.  As well as handing out  Kandil bagels in a PR stunt, they’ve been eating tear gas twice a week for years. Their antics are unreal.

Romancing the Photocopier:  Back before the blog and the array of CMS, there was the humble zine. It hasn’t gone away you know. Each year Dublin zine culture has its day out down in the Food Co-Op.  This article from a few years ago looks at our photocopying friends.

A Brazilian Autumn: How could a twenty cent fare increase spark a near national rising?  Miguel Borba de Sa is put into the hotseat here with a series of questions that go to the core of Brazil’s confused  rising tide of protest.

The Infinite Spaces of Disco:  All popular music is subservient to its physical function. To make you shake that ass.  This 1978 article problematises the sci-fi tones of disco and where it all may head. Ah hindsight.

Ragga Goes Techno: Another blast from the past, looking at how techno started to absorb some of the influences that led to the jungle explosion.







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