Michael Hann

The nonconformist

‘The Slits got threatened with rape on the streets... Now we get threatened with rape online’: Michael Hann talks to one of the original punks about her second book

Viv Albertine, by her own admission, hurls stuff at misbehaving audiences. Specifically, when the rage descends, any nearby full cup or glass is likely to be decanted over the object of her ire. She’s remembering an incident a few years back, at a gig she played in York, when she felt compelled to introduce some persistent talkers to the contents of their pint glasses.

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