Posts Tagged ‘Punk Magazine’

Channel 4 News: Screen Caps

January 17th, 2013

A few screen caps of Toyah from last night’s Channel 4 News. Please click on them to view larger versions. Read all of Dreamscape’s news related to this appearance here.

Ch4 News: Punk Magazine: Interview: Toyah Willcox

January 16th, 2013

Toyah’s full interview, recorded last week at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, from this evening’s Channel 4 News. “I accidentally saw the Sex Pistols at a gig in Birmingham and it changed my life forever.” So Toyah Willcox told me this week, nearly four decades after punk exploded onto the British music scene, writes Channel 4 News Reporter Katie Razzall.

At that stage, in the late 1970s, she was a teenager from Birmingham who’d been told she must behave demurely and in a “feminine” way. At the gig, there were “people out there who were misbehaving“. As she puts it: “Suddenly I was in a room of spitting, shouting, angry people. I thought, right, I belong. I’ve found my voice.”

Ch4 News: Punk Magazine: Documenting A Musical Revolution

January 16th, 2013

The Channel 4 News feature on PUNK magazine’s forthcoming 40th anniversary, including interview footage with Toyah, aired earlier this evening on ‘Channel 4’. Click below to watch.

In the 1970s, Punk Magazine documented a scene which began in New York with bands like the Ramones, and then spread to Britain to produce the revolutionary sound of the Sex Pistols and the Clash.