Month: September 2006

YouTube: The Fuzztones

Seeing as they’re back touring and appearing very soon at Crossfire 8 in London, it seems a good time to re-visit The Fuzztones. This clip is from the band’s 80s heyday – the video for The Witch – which you’ll either love or hate, depending on where your tastes lie!

Mose Allison – on TV and live

If you weren’t able to tune into the excellent Mose Allison documentary when it went out on BBC4, here’s some good news – it’s getting an airing on BBC2 this Friday (29th September) at 11:35pm. Here’s the preview: Mose Allison : Ever Since I Stole the Blues Mose Allison, white […]

Anyway Anyhow Anywhere t-shirt

Probably of interest to Who fans is this Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere t-shirt. Designed by Mr Styles, I’m pretty sure it’s supposed to be an early-era Pete Townshend trashing his guitar an amp. I say pretty sure because I’ve looked up close and can’t quite make him out.But I’m guessing the […]

Podcast: Rock n Roll Soul

Another online radio show to ease you through the working day, this time from London’s Rock n Roll Soul night. The Rock n Roll Soul Radio podcast mainly covers the soul end of the spectrum, with a mix of 60s and early 70s soul and funk that’s well worth a […]

Matto Le D. – cool retro art

We’ve featured some very smart retro-styled art on this site in the past – Shag, Hisknibs and Kavel to name just three – but here’s another one to add to your list – Matto Le D. Very much styled in that early 60s cartoon styling (he quotes his influences as […]

Fred Perry Knitted Polo Shirt

Seems like this season, Fred Perry has been going through its old design books of the 60s and 70s for inspiration – or rather – to bring back its classic designs, but at prices very different from 40 years ago. The first of them is this Fred Perry Men’s Tailored […]

Joe Meek's Mod Nuggets

I know some of you are Joe Meek fans, but to be honest, most of the output I’ve heard hasn’t done a great deal for me. Or maybe I’m just listening to the wrong stuff? Could be – as an album is released by Sanctuary next month under the intriguing […]

The Look at Borders (London)

If you’re in London tomorrow (Thursday September 21st) you could do a lot worse than get yourself down to Borders on Oxford Street, where Paul Gorman, author of the excellent style book The Look, will be hosting a question and answer session with special guests and no doubt, signing this […]