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Levellers, The

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The Levellers: Venue, New Cross, London

Live Review by Cathi Unsworth, Sounds, 5 January 1991

A crust above the rest ...

The Levellers: The Marquee, London

Live Review by Cathi Unsworth, Melody Maker, 27 April 1991

EVERY TIME this band set foot on a stage they turn into more of a revelation. No mean feat, considering The Levellers spend their life ...

The Levellers: An Honest Crust

Report and Interview by Stephen Dalton, Vox, June 1992

The Levellers have a reputation for being anarcho-veggie activists, thanks to folksy songs about travellers and police oppression. Yet their Crass-for-the-'90s image is not strictly ...

Your Culture Under Siege: Criminal Injustice

Report and Interview by Carl Loben, Simon Reynolds, Ngaire Ruth, Melody Maker, 30 April 1994

For decades, squatting, free festivals and illegal parties have played a vital role in alternative pop culture. The Criminal Justice Bill — which has been ...

War Child

Report and Interview by Ian Watson, Melody Maker, 9 September 1995

IAN WATSON talks to the bands who are contributing to the Help album and how this project compares to pop's last major charity initiative, the ...

Alive and Kicking

Report by Ben Myers, Melody Maker, 31 May 1997

Sunday sunshine and a celebrity soccer shoot-out! A brace of top pop stars recently puffed their way around the pitch in a charity match. Some ...

Radical heroes: The Levellers are celebrating 20 years together

Retrospective and Interview by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 29 February 2008

INSPIRED BY PUNK and folk, and named after a radical 17th-Century collective, the Levellers became synonymous with a huge underground anti-authority movement, supporting green issues ...


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