japanese punk band chai are redefining kawaii
The Tokyo band have grown tired of seeing beauty defined as 'long legs and big eyes.'
raf simons wants us all to move on from our streetwear obsession
Have we reached peak graphic hoodie? The Belgian-born design genius returned to his second home — a Paris warehouse — to tempt us away from hoodies and T-shirts with his “diy meets couture, punks meets new wave” youthful revolution.
there's an alien punk romance movie and it's messy af (in a good way)
New film How To Talk To Girls At Parties stars Elle Fanning as an alien and Nicole Kidman as a Vivienne Westwood-esqe punk. We speak to its brilliant director, John Cameron Mitchell, about not selling out.
iceage are the danish band redefining punk
As Iceage prepare to release their fourth album, Beyondless, i-D catches up with the band’s frontman, Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, and finds him ready and willing to smash boring punk traditions to pieces.
these witch punks have taken the diy music scene by the bra straps
Dream Nails are making music on their own witchy terms.
the coathangers are the all-female punk band that can't be stopped
The band announces their new album 'LIVE' and debuts the single, "Gettin' Mad and Pumpin' Iron" exclusively on i-D
exploring horror and beauty in the music of LA suffocated
How murderous Avon ladies and demonic plastic surgeons inspire the sounds of this incredible Sydney duo.
the untold story of istanbul's 90s hardcore scene
While punk exploded in the west, a bloody Turkish coup resulted in a ten year time lag for the teenagers of Istanbul. Here, filmmaker Mu Tunç shares the incredible story of Turkey’s 90s hardcore scene.
raw photos of hungary's underground 80s punk scene
Photojournalist András Bánkuti captured Budapest's nascent punk community as it rose up under a totalitarian regime.
anarchy in scandinavia: photos from the swedish punk scene
Photographer Brian Kanagaki used a Swedish tour with his band, Loma Prieta, as an opportunity to document the country’s scene. What he found was a tight knit community of people proud to be punk.
unforgettable portraits of young hardcore punks outside cbgb
In the early 1980s, Drew Carolan assisted Richard Avedon on his landmark project ‘In the American West.’ When Carolan returned to New York, he applied Avedon’s strategy to capture a new youth tribe on the edge.
photographing the surprising intricacy of punk hairstyles
Derek Ridgers started taking portraits at London punk clubs after realizing the kids looked more interesting than the bands. As he shares the most iconic snaps from his archive, he tells i-D about counterculture hairstyles and why young people are just...
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