The perfect Xmas present for the post-punker in your life (or yourself). Available from all good book/record shops or direct from the publisher, White Rabbit:

Hungry Beat covers the post-punk period in Scotland when Fast Product (in Edinburgh) then Postcard Records (in Glasgow) kick-started what became the Scottish independent music scene. The book features interviews with the main players from the labels and the artists released on the labels: The Mekons, The Human League, Gang of Four, Scars, Flowers, Joy Division, Boots For Dancing, Restricted Code, Fire Engines, Orange Juice, Josef K, The Go-Betweens, Aztec Camera, Jazzateers, The Bluebells, and many more.

some HUNGRY BEAT notices…

“A very readable rewind and a restatement of why that moment still matters” – THE HERALD

“Hungry Beat honours a cultural legacy which far transcends Scotland” – MOJO

“A new book that captures the excitement and chaos of Scotland’s independent pop underground movement” – THE LIST

“Comprehensive and exciting oral history of a cultural wave which reached way beyond Scotland” – RECORD COLLECTOR

“Hungry Beat is an exuberant celebration of pure independent DIY attitude” – WIRE

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