The small, rainy British town is timeless because, no matter where or when it is, it stays the same. The houses are identical. There’s a weird-looking town hall. And there’s always that one restaurant for takeaway. It’s boring and gray, but it’s YOUR boring, gray place—and it’s oddly comforting that there are never any surprises. This music, by bands from all over the U.K., is for the walk home, the drive to nowhere in particular, or the train ride to another village where the landscape never changes. It just fits.
Hi, Rookies! If you’re thinking of submitting your work—writing, photos, video, comix, or anything else—please send it to us here. If you need some inspo, August’s theme will be ENCHANTMENT: magic, hidden powers, the dark arts, spells and charms, summer witches, summer fairies, and cosmic vibes. As always, thank you! ☆☆☆
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