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The Beatles, Ken Kesey and 19th Century Light Shows: Rob Chapman’s psychedelia influences

Rob Chapman discusses the geneses of his latest book Psychedelia and Other Colours, from sixties politics to 19th century light shows to finding new areas of exploration with The Beatles.    As a rule, I don’t start writing a music book until I have something other than the music to write…


Exclusive extract from Everybody Loves Our Town: A History of Grunge

Few music scenes have had as much influence on international…


Faber Social presents Debuts

We’re excited to announce our first Faber Social of the…


Rob Chapman’s Essential Psychedelia Reading List

Take a plunge into the depths of the LSD-infused sixties…


Richard King, How Soon is Now?

How Soon is Now?

Richard King

‘If you look at all the people involved – Ivo, Tony Wilson, McGee, Geoff Travis, myself – nobody had a clue about running a record company, and that was the…

Goldie, All Things Remembered

All Things Remembered


Who better to tell the story of the gentrification of a musical genre than the man who started out as Jungle’s most streetwise ambassador and went on to collect an…


Cosey Fanni Tutti at LitUp Festival

September 28, 2017

Parkway Cinema

A rare opportunity to hear Cosey Fanni Tutti talk candidly about her remarkable life. Punk, pornographer, pioneer, provocateur: she was the performer whose art and music inspired a generation and rocked the establishment to its core. Find out how her w …

Faber Social presents Debuts

October 9, 2017


We’re excited to announce our first Faber Social of the Autumn celebrating six of the best debut novelists around. Join us for words, music, and drinks on Monday 9th October when we’ll be hosting a night of literary revelry at our spiritual home, The S …