Year: 2007

C.A.F. in Hastings

If you happen to be in the Hastings area on Friday 7th December, it’s worth checking out C.A.F. After a short lay-off, the night is back, offering Classic & Rare Motown, Rhythm & Blues, Club & Northern Soul, Funk & Hammond Heavy Dancefloor Jazz, courtesy of Ian ‘Rowly’ Rowland, Southern […]

Last-ever FAB in London

With the New Untouchables starting a new club night starting at the Epicurean Lounge on 19th January 2008, another one ends. FAB opens it’s doors for the very last night this Saturday 24th November. The last night features the Actionettes dance troupe + DJs Dr Robert & guests Niamh Lynch […]

The London Nobody Knows (1967)

I’ve just had word that a real lost gem is coming to DVD – The London Nobody Knows. Dating from 1967, this documentary is headed up by James Mason, who takes a look at the ‘underside’ of the city, including many places long since demolished. It’s due for release on […]

Smashing Time on the big screen

We mentioned this a while back, but just to remind you, Smashing Time is showing at the NFT in London this Tuesday – and we’ve just had it confirmed that Rita Tushingham will be introducing the movie. It is showing as part of a mini tribute to the recently-departed George […]

Boss Sounds Reggae Festival

If you happen to be in the north east over the weekend of 23rd – 25th November, it might be worth picking up tickets for the Boss Sounds Reggae Festival in Newcastle. The event is promoted by Newcastle’s ‘Jumpin Hot Club’  in association with Trojan Records which is celebrating its […]

New Bands: The Draytones

Last week I caught The Draytones live at the 100 Club – and was very impressed. A three-piece band with obvious 60s influences, but without the covers and cliches. They’ve had two singles out so far and a new album on the 1965 label is due out in early 2008 […]

Gabicci launches Vintage 2008 range

Good news for anyone on the look out for a new Gabicci top – new designs are now available for 2008 and you can buy them directly from the company online. The designs above are from the new Gabicci ‘G’ range, based on vintage Gabicci items. There’s around eight short-sleeved […]

Zombies play Odessey & Oracle shows

For fans of 60s psych pop, The Zombies’ Odessey & Oracle is regarded as a classic – even if it doesn’t get the same column space as the likes of Sgt Pepper’s…, Forever Changes or Pet Sounds. It’s now 40 years old and to celebrate, the original members are playing […]