The Slits


Viv Albertine Has Used Her Rage to Write Herself into Punk History

The Slits’ guitarist has released a second memoir, 'To Throw Away Unopened', and talks to us about how it tackles class, anger and family.
Hannah Ewens

Hollie Cook's New Album Will Warm Your Cold, Dead Heart

'Vessel of Love,' due 26 January on Merge, is a collection of abstract, reggae-leaning love songs, born from a period of anxiety and depression.
Zachary Lipez
BFI London Film Festival 2017

The Slits Are Refusing to Be Written Out of Music History

A new documentary retells the story of punk from the perspective of its most unapologetic band.
Alexandra Pollard

The First Official Trailer for The Slits Documentary Is Here, and We Interviewed the Director

As he finishes up piecing together their story, William Badgley gives us a better idea about what it will look, sound and feel like.
Internet Exploring

There's a Kickstarter for the World's First Documentary About The Slits

'Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits' will finally tell the story of a band that was not willing to be contained within a gender, musical style, time period or art form.
Emma Garland
punk in love

In Romanticising Riot Grrrl, We’ve Forgotten the Women of UK Punk That Paved The Way

Bands like Bikini Kill have been credited for inspiring a new generation of creative women, but X-Ray Spex and The Slits provided me with an outlet for all the frustrations I felt as a girl growing up in Britain.
Emma Garland