Back in the 1970s and into the 1980s straight music became one of the most influential and groundbreaking concert promoters in the united kingdom. More often than not, they would get involved with acts who were generally unknown and be a part of creating their success by putting them on the road which in turn, helped build their fan base.
Over the years, straight music promoted such acts as the clash, lou reed, siouxsie and the banshees, the buzzcocks, the ramones, the undertones, the stranglers, patti smith, blondie, and many more. The company adopted a unique style of poster art that although is fairly simple in design, used striking colors and images that became very much a part of the uk urban landscape as their posters were on walls and buildings throughout the country for many years.
The legacy and influence of that groundbreaking company has been re-born on this website, which aims to bring to fans around the world amazing live concerts that will be made available and released for the first time on limited edition vinyl.