We are very happy indeed to officially announce the forthcoming release of Bell Gardens' single Through The Rain in July on Southern Records, to be followed by the full-length album Full Sundown Assembly in September.
Perhaps in response to the Disney-brand shirts "inspired by" Joy Divisions's album sleeve, some clever clogs fashion hacker has devised a mash-up of Mickey Mouse via the Crass symbol and infiltrated Disney retail outlets by depositing stacks of folded shirts on the shelves. Bravo. Or as Crass said in Smash The Mac.... Mickey Mouse, fuck off.
Our dear friend The Shend, a true gentleman and scholar, Renaissance man, renowned thespian and erstwhile frontperson of the legendary Cravats, husband, father, faith-healer, grand wizard and master chef...
Many of you who are familiar with how things run at Southern know that we have supported Open Source and Free Software for many years. We had a small IT department, with several full-time staff, including John Loder himself, who worked at least two full-time jobs at Southern.