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Making a Scene with Lauren Laverne

Lauren Laverne is joined by Pam Hogg, Siouxsie Sioux, Steve Strange and Pauline Black to look at how musical subcultures have helped shape style over the last 50 years.

As part of The Sound of Style season on BBC Four and BBC Radio 6 Music , Lauren Laverne goes on a whistle-stop tour of British fashion to find out how musical subcultures have shaped people's style over the last 50 years.

Along the way she'll be joined by Barbara Hulanicki, founder of iconic shop Biba, to talk about the birth of the high street in the 60s. Designer Pam Hogg is reunited with her sparring partner in rebellion, the iconic Siouxsie Sioux to share their stories from the punk days. Pauline Black from The Selector talks about two tone and the influence of Jamaican culture on British style and Steve Lamacq heads down to Camden to look at the enduring appeal of the Doc Marten.

All this is woven together with the some of the best bands that have sound-tracked alternative fashion throughout the ages, from the sharp tailoring of The Small Faces to the laddered tights of the Slits

The programme forms part of 6 Music and BBC Four's ongoing Sound of Style season celebrating the love affair between fashion and music. Episode two of 'Oh You Pretty things' airs next Wednesday on BBC Four at 9pm. It will be sound-tracked by Stuart Maconie and narrated by our own queen of style Lauren Laverne.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 21 Sep 2014 16:00

Music Played

  • The Associates

    Party Fears Two

    • East West Records.
  • The Beatles

    I Saw Her Standing There

    • Please Please Me.
    • Parlophone.
    • 1.
  • Blur


    • Food.
  • David Bowie

    Velvet Goldmine

    • The Best Of David Bowie 1969-1974.
    • EMI.
  • The Clash

    Clash City Rockers

    • The Singles.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • The Clash

    Complete Control

    • Columbia.
  • The Clash

    I Fought The Law

    • Columbia.
  • Jimmy Cliff

    The Harder They Come

    • Jimmy Cliff - The Singles.
    • BR Music.
  • Eddie Cochran

    C'Mon Everybody

  • Dobie Gray

    The In Crowd

    • Originals 2 (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • The Horrors

    I See You

    • Luminous.
    • XL Recordings.
    • 001.
  • The Human League

    Love Action (I Believe In Love)

    • Virgin.
  • The Jam

    A Town Called Malice

    • Jam Story.
    • Universal.
  • Elton John

    Pinball Wizard

    • Caribou.
    • Mercury.
  • Johnny Kidd and The Pirates

    Shakin' All Over

    • HMV.
  • The Kinks

    Dedicated Follower Of Fashion

    • CASTLE.
  • Madness

    Baggy Trousers

    • More Greatest Hits Of 80's (Various).
    • Disky.
  • Junior Murvin

    Police And Thieves

    • Young Gifted & Black (Various).
    • Trojan.
  • Pink Floyd

    See Emily Play

    • EMI.
  • Pulp


    • Island.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Jumpin' Jack Flash

    • Mercury.
  • La Roux


  • The Selecter

    On My Radio

    • EMI.
  • Sex Pistols

    God Save The Queen

    • Virgin.
  • Sex Pistols

    Pretty Vacant

    • Virgin.
  • Sex Pistols

    Anarchy In The U.K.

    • Virgin.
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees


  • Siouxsie and the Banshees

    The Last Beat of My Heart

  • The Slits

    I Heard It Through The Grapevine

    • Island.
  • Slow Club

    Giving Up On Love

    • CD SINGLE.
    • 1.
  • Small Faces

    Whatcha Gonna Do About It

    • Deram.
  • The Specials


  • The Specials

    A Message To You, Rudy (feat. Rico Rodriguez)

    • Greatest Hits Of The 70's (Various).
    • EMI.
  • The Specials

    Ghost Town

    • Two-Tone.
    • 5.
  • The Stooges

    I Wanna Be Your Dog

    • Elektra.
  • Symarip

    Skinhead Moonstomp

    • Select.
  • T. Rex

    Children of the Revolution

    • TELSTAR.
  • Television Personalities

    Part Time Punks

  • Toots & The Maytals

    Pressure Drop

    • The Very Best Of.
    • Island.
    • 12.
  • The Who

    Baba O'Riley

    • Polydor.
  • Angelic Upstarts

    I'm An Upstart

    • Anagram.


  • Sun 21 Sep 2014 16:00

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