Featuring M.I.A., Slaughter & The Dogs, My Bloody Valentine and more. Cheq out this 1981 autobiographical film "Take It Or Leave It" which charts Madness' early years and rise to fame, from their humble roots as The Invaders. It was directed by Stiff Records boss Dave Robinson and filmed in and around the bands North London haunts, including The Dublin Castle pub and Pathway Studios. Soon to be infamous racist skinhead and Skrewdriver singer, Ian Stuart Donaldson puts in a very brief appearance as the group are chased down an alleyway.
Black 2 Comm is a genre free radio show produced and presented by Paul Jackson. Each track connects to the following in a running order that switches between musical styles, dates and audio quality - often leading to strange and unlikely musical pairings. Avoiding the restrictions of mainstream radio play-listing and genre based programming, the sequence carves its own unique path through pop culture. It is broadcast live at 8 o'clock on Sunday evenings on Resonance 104.4 FM (in central London) and can be streamed from resonancefm.com.