Cable Street Beat Review

An incomplete archive of Cable Street Beat Review, a publication produced by the musical arm of Anti Fascist Action around 1989. Taken from the Anti-Fascist Archive.

Submitted by R Totale on May 4, 2020
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Fozzie

2 years 1 month ago

In reply to by libcom.org

I've added a photo of the ones I used to have - before sticking them on ebay without scanning them like a plonker many years ago. (I did scan all the Fighting Talks I had though many of which now seem to the definitive scans on here and elsewhere...)

Cable Street Beat Review #1 (1988/89)

Issue #1 of Cable Street Beat, produced "as '89 kicks off". Including reports of Cable Street Beat/Anti-Fascist Action activities, an interview with the Angelic Upstarts, a review of David Widgery's Beating Time, an article on nazi skinheads in the US, an interview a veteran of the 1930s generation of antifascists on the fight against Mosley and the BUF, an interview with Howlin' Wilf and the Vee Jays, and a farewell to the [Newtown] Neurotics.

Submitted by R Totale on May 4, 2020

Cable Street Beat Review #3? (1989)

An issue of Cable Street Beat Review. Undated and unnumbered, but mentions being "one year on from the official launch of Cable Street Beat", which was in summer 1988. With news and reports about Anti-Fascist Action, Cable Street Beat and related bands, a report from the "dance and defend" series of fundraiser gigs, the successful campaign against Blood & Honour-linked shop Cutdown, an interview with Ahnrefn, articles on John Heartfield, the Blues, Spain 1936, Christy Moore, a John Peel interview, an introduction to AFA, letters and more.

Submitted by R Totale on May 5, 2020

Cable Street Beat Review #5 (1990)

Issue #5 of Cable Street Beat, with gig and album reviews, reports on recent fascist and anti-fascist activities, an interview with Gary Clail of On U Sound/Tackhead, a profile of the British far-right, fascism and anti-fascism on the terraces, the history of the blues, an interview about German reunification and the rise of German nationalism in the former East, Josephine Baker, an interview with McDermott's 2 Hours, letters and more.

Submitted by R Totale on May 5, 2020