The punk genre was at loggerheads with the old mainstream society and heavily criticised the contemporary political, social and economic circumstances of the UK. However, this criticism did not offer any alternatives to the existing conditions. The punk genre influence the culture of UK, that became more loose, in terms of its dependence on old societal values. People became more open, adaptive and accommodative of the 'youth culture'!
The music press is a branch of entertainment journalism, wherein professionals analyse and criticise the varied genres of music, various bands, singers, musical entourages and the like. The music press consists of well-informed specialist media personnel, who report on the current music culture and offer information to the audiences. The music press of UK is no exception to this and functions in the same fields. The music media personnel of the UK garner information about the music industry of UK, the bands, genres, singers, musicians, lyricists, etc. and offer valuable guidance, suggestions, and criticisms.