Month: March 2008

New band: Trio Valore

A new band in name, but Trio Valore features a few familiar faces. This three-piece consists of Steve White (Paul Weller/Style Council), Damon Minchella (Ocean Colour Scene) and Seamus Beaghen (everyone from Morrissey and Iggy Pop through to Death In Vegas). Together, they’re offering a new slant on the basement […]

Exclusive 20% John Smedley discount

John Smedley recently made it into our top five modern-mod labels. And to make it easier for your to pick up some of the company’s fine knitwear, we have arranged an exclusive 20 per cent discount at the company’s online shop. Yes, 20 per cent off everything – and there’s […]

Baracuta Ben Sherman Harrington jacket

I’m still not sure about the thinking behind it, as both companies already make similar garments, but you can now buy the limited edition Baracuta Ben Sherman Harrington jacket. There are just 1,000 of the British-made jacket available worldwide, with 400 for the UK market in a choice of red […]

Polhill Arms in Sevenoaks

Sunday sessions seem to be getting more popular of late, with the Alternative Sixties Night in Sevenoaks the latest one to launch. It’s the work of ex-Clique man Phil Otto, running at the Polhill Arms in Sevenoaks on the second Sunday of each month – the first night being 13th […]

Blow Up! in Wigan

Blow Up! is a new night launching in Wigan on 19th April 2008 – and every 3rd Saturday after. It’s at The Tavern and promises a mixed bag from the best in 60s pop/rock, psychedelia jazz, blues, soul and beat. Entrance is free & drinks promotions will be running for […]

Fred Perry mid-season sale

If you happen to be near a Fred Perry store in the next few days – or if you check the Fred Perry website – you might pick up a bargain in the mid-season sale. There’s a few things dotted around the site, but you’ll have to browse it as […]

Once Upon A Time In Wigan – Live!

Another northern soul play with a familiar title is premiering at Bolton’s Octagon Theatre – Once Upon A Time In Wigan – Live! Not to be confused with the one doing the rounds a couple of years back, it’s a nostalgia tale, with one regular (Eugene) looking back from the […]

Do The Dog Anniversary Tour

Do The Dog have been promoting ska music in the UK for twelves years now and to celebrate are undertaking an anniversary tour in May and June. Record label, ‘skazine’, live promoters and CD mailorder service: Do The Dog really know how to push new ska music to a wider […]