Afro-punk Afro-punk (sometimes spelled Afropunk or AfroPunk) refers to the participation of African Americans and other black people in the punk and alternative music cultures.
Alisson gothz Alisson Gothz is a performance artist, visual artist, photographer, model and nightclub celebrity, based in Sao Paulo.
Alternative fashion Alternative fashion is an umbrella term encompassing a plethora of styles that have one major thing in common - they, at least at one time, stood apart from mainstream commercial fashion.
American Market American Market (also known as Sitara Market) is a market located in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Anthony Lovett Anthony Lovett, better known as Tony Lovett, (May 13, 1961 – January 26, 2014), was the co-author with Matt Maranian of the regional cult classic, L.A. Bizarro, a best-selling un...
Bananafish Magazine Bananafish is a magazine begun in 1987 in San Francisco, California, published under the name Seymour Glass, focusing on various aspects of underground culture, particularly musical genres such ...
Basement show A basement show is a musical performance, often of the punk rock or hardcore punk variety, that is held in the basement of a residential home, rather than at a traditional venue.
Basque Radical Rock Basque Radical Rock, (Rock Radikal Vasco in Spanish or Euskal Herriko Rock Erradikala in Basque) was a musical movement born in the Southern Basque Country at the beginning of the 1...
Bizarro fiction Bizarro fiction is a contemporary literary genre, which often uses elements of absurdism, satire, and the grotesque, along with pop-surrealism and genre fiction staples, in order to create subve...
Black market A black market or underground economy is the market in which goods or services are traded illegally.
Black Market Reloaded Black Market Reloaded was a .onion hidden Tor website which sold illegal drugs and other illegal goods such as stolen credit cards and firearms.
Bohemianism Bohemianism is the practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people, with few permanent ties, involving musical, artistic, or literary pursuits.
Bomb Culture Bomb Culture is a book by Jeff Nuttall about the counter-culture in London, which was first published in 1968.
Brighton Voice Brighton Voice was an alternative or underground newspaper published in Brighton, England in the 1970s and 1980s.
Bugle (newspaper) The Bugle or Bugle-American was an underground newspaper based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and distributed throughout Wisconsin from September 1970 to 1978, publishing mostly weekly fo...
Bullseye Art Bullseye Art was a New York City based art collective that pioneered art and animation on the web.
Centro Iberico Centro Iberico was a squatted school in Notting Hill, England, that became a Social centre, a live venue and a studio in the 1980s.
Chinese ambient music C-ambient is an abbreviation of Chinese ambient music, a loosely defined musical genre of the People's Republic of China.
Cicada 3301 Cicada 3301 is a name given to an anonymous organization that on three occasions has posted a set of complex puzzles, purportedly to recruit capable cryptanalysts from the public.
Compendium Books Compendium Books was an independent bookstore in London specialising in experimental literary and theoretical publications.
CrimethInc. CrimethInc., also known as CWC, is a decentralized anarchist collective of autonomous cells.
Cult following A cult following is a group of fans who are highly dedicated to a specific area of culture.
Culture jamming Culture jamming (name coined in 1984) is a tactic used by many anti-consumerist social movements to disrupt or subvert ...
Deathtripping First published as Deathtripping: The Cinema of Transgression by Creation Books in 1995 and subsequently republished as Deathtripping: The Extreme Underground by Soft Skull Press, Deat...
Emit Snake-Beings Emit Snake-Beings is a New Zealand multi-media visual artist and Sound artist who works in Kinetic art, Sacred art, sculpture, noise music, and Underground film and is currently residing in Auck...
English underground The English underground is a branch in England's history of art, especially the musical traditions.
Gandalf's Garden Gandalf's Garden was a mystical community which flourished at the end of the 1960s as part of the London hippie/underground movement, running a shop and a magazine of the same name.
Gowanus Memorial Artyard The Gowanus Memorial Artyard was a non-profit, artist-organized group that organized massive outdoor and indoor art exhibitions in Gowanus, Brooklyn in New York City in the early 1980s.
Grand Rapids Hotel The Grand Rapids Hotel also known as the The Grand Rapids Resort, was a hotel that existed outside of Mount Carmel, Illinois in Wabash County, Illinois, United States in Southern Illinois ...
Grupo Cine Liberación The Grupo Cine Liberación ("The Liberation Film Group") was an Argentine film movement that took place during the end of the 1960s.
Guerrilla communication Guerrilla communication and communication guerrilla refer to an attempt to provoke subversive effects through interventions in the process of communication.
Guerrilla gig Guerrilla gigging is a type of concert performed in a non-traditional setting or arranged in an unusual fashion.
Guerrilla librarian A guerrilla librarian is a person who may or may not be a professional librarian, but has otherwise taken up the stewardship of books or other material.
GX Jupitter-Larsen GX Jupitter-Larsen (sometimes erroneously spelled Juppiter-Larsen) is an artist, based in Hollywood, California, who's been active in a number of underground art scenes since the late 1970s.
Hakim Bey Hakim Bey (born Peter Lamborn Wilson, 1945), is an American political writer, essayist, and poet, known for first proposing the concept of the Temporary Autonomous Zone (TAZ), based, in part, on...
Heavyweight Dub Champion Heavyweight Dub Champion is a music and art collective founded in Gold Hill, Colorado in 1997 by Resurrector & Patch.
Household electricity approach The Household Electricity Approach to measuring the size of the underground economy or black market of a country exploits the presumed relationship between household electrical consumption and a...
Independent Eye The Independent Eye is an underground newspaper, founded in Yellow Springs, Ohio in February, 1968.
Jinx Titanic John Patrick Kamys, (born September 21, 1968, Chicago, IL) better known by his stage name Jinx Titanic is an American composer, singer, songwriter, recording artist, and author, best known...
Kalonji Jama Changa Kalonji Jama Changa (born Nigel Brown on December 5, 1970) is an American community activist, lecturer, journalist and filmmaker, voted one of Departure Magazines Leaders of the New School ...
King Mob King Mob was a radical group endeavouring to contribute to worldwide proletarian social revolution, based in London during the 1970s.
La Luz de Jesus La Luz de Jesus Gallery is a commercial art gallery located in Los Angeles, California.
Last Hours Last Hours (known as Rancid News prior to 2005) is an anti-authoritarian publishing collective.
Little Five Fest Little Five Fest is an annual music festival in Atlanta, Ga. Each year the event partners with several local venues and features 50 or more local bands and is an annual showcase of the Music of...
Lolita City Lolita City was a website that used hidden services available through the Tor network.
London Free School The London Free School (LFS) was founded on 8 March 1966, principally by John "Hoppy" Hopkins and Rhaune Laslett.
Looking Glass Workshop The Looking Glass Workshop (LGW) is an indie/underground music label and art collective.
Los Angeles Free Press The Los Angeles Free Press (1964–1978; new series 2005–ongoing), also called “the Freep”, was among the most widely distributed underground newspapers of the 1960s.
Lowbrow (art movement) Lowbrow, or lowbrow art, describes an underground visual art movement that arose in the Los Angeles, California, area in the late 1970s.
Metropolis Video Metropolis Video was a group of filmmakers and video makers who documented on video the early years of the punk rock music scene in New York City, from 1975 to 1977.
Mwalim Mwalim (Morgan James Peters I, born 1968-06-06, Bronx, New York), a.k.a., Mwalim *7), and Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor, is a subcultural icon and highly influential performing artist, writer...
Nicholas Albery Nicholas Albery (28 July 1948 – 3 June 2001) social inventor and author, was the founder or leader of various projects related to the improvement of society, often known as the alternative society.
Nihil Pop Organization The Nihil Pop Organization proclaimed its own dissolution in 2004; but there are still sections in the United States, France and Italy.
Organ harvesting In Immunology, organ harvesting is a surgical procedure that removes organs or tissues for reuse, such as in organ transplantation, which is mired in ethical debate and heavily regulated, but ha...
Peter Lamborn Wilson Hakim Bey (born Peter Lamborn Wilson, 1945), is an American political writer, essayist, and poet, known for first proposing the concept of the Temporary Autonomous Zone (TAZ), based, in part, on...
Philadelphia Free Press Philadelphia Free Press was a 1960's era underground newspaper published biweekly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1972.
Prague underground (culture) Prague underground was an underground culture developed in Prague, Czechoslovakia in the late 1960s and 1970s during the Czechoslovak normalization.
Provo (movement) Provo was a Dutch counterculture movement in the mid-1960s that focused on provoking violent responses from authorities using non-violent bait.
Psychogeography Psychogeography is an approach to geography that emphasizes playfulness and "drifting" around urban environments.
Punk rock Punk rock is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia.
Queercore Queercore (or Homocore) is a cultural and social movement that began in the mid-1980s as an offshoot of punk.
Rivethead A Rivethead or Rivet Head is a person associated with the Industrial dance music scene.
Rox (TV series) Rox is an independently produced TV series, first shown on the Bloomington, Indiana Public-access television cable TV in 1992.
Samisdat (zine) Samisdat debuted as The Berkeley Samisdat Review in June 1973 and over a period of two decades published 244 issues.
Sheep Marketplace Sheep Marketplace was an anonymous marketplace similar to Silk Road.
Shut Up, Little Man! Shut Up, Little Man! is the title of audio vérité recordings of two argumentative and violent alcoholics, Peter J. Haskett and Raymond Huffman in San Francisco.
Situationist International The Situationist International (SI) was an international organization of social revolutionaries, the restrective membership of which was made up of avant-garde artists, intellectuals, and ...
Space City (newspaper) Space City was an underground newspaper published in Houston, Texas from June 5, 1969 to August 3, 1972.
Speakeasy A speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an establishment that illegally sells alcoholic beverages.
Spiv In the United Kingdom, the word spiv is slang for a type of petty criminal who deals in illicit, typically black market, goods.
stic.man Khnum Muata ”STIC” Ibomu or Clayton Gavin, better known by his stage name stic.man, is an American rapper, activist and author known for his work as one half of the Political hip-hop...
The Haters The Haters are a noise music and conceptual art troupe from the United States.
The Hidden Wiki The Hidden Wiki is a censorship-resistant wiki operating as a Tor hidden service that anyone can anonymously edit.
The Paper (newspaper) The Paper was a weekly underground newspaper published in East Lansing, Michigan beginning in December 1965.
The Rag The Rag was an underground newspaper published in Austin, Texas from 1966-1977.
The Subterraneans The Subterraneans is a 1958 novella by Beat Generation author Jack Kerouac.
TorSearch TorSearch is a search engine that indexes pages to help people find website content in websites located on the Tor network; these websites have neither domain names nor IP addresses ...
UK undergound The Underground was a countercultural movement in the United Kingdom linked to the underground culture in the United States and associated with the hippie phenomenon.
Underground (British subculture) The underground was a countercultural movement in the United Kingdom linked to the underground culture in the United States and associated with the hippie phenomenon.
Underground culture Underground culture, or just underground, is a term to describe various alternative cultures which either consider themselves different from the mainstream of society and culture, or are considered so by others.
Underground film An underground film is a film that is out of the mainstream either in its style, genre, or financing.
Underground hip hop Underground hip hop is an umbrella term for hip hop music outside the general commercial canon.
Underground music Underground music comprises a range of different musical genres that operate outside of mainstream culture.
Underground press The underground press were the independently published and distributed underground papers associated with the counterculture of the late 1960s and early 1970s in the United States, Canada,...
Vladimir Lisunov Vladimir Lisunov (Russian: Владимир Евгеньевич Лисунов), (21 March 1940 — 27 July 2000) — Russian nonconformist artist, member of the Leningrad unofficial art tradition of the 1960s-80s, p...