By Oliver Hall
English punks Huggy Bear sought to redefine love from a Riot Grrrl perspective in the early 1990s and advocated Situationist ideas of play and liberation. It is unfortunate that the band’s records are so difficult to come by now, since they are as essential to the idea of Riot Grrrl, and as exciting, as the releases of their American collaborators, Bikini Kill.
Huggy Bear’s first show took place in late 1991 when the band opened for Heavenly, then the brand-new group formed by Talulah Gosh singer Amelia Fletcher. ... Read More