Month: January 2011

R&B Spotlight album series

Just browsing through Amazon and noticed a series of albums called R&B Spotlight, which might well be of of interest, even if the sleeves are a bit ropey. Essentially, it's a series of big R&B tunes year-on-year, with 1960 just released as a 60-track set by Fantastic Voyage, following previous […]

Boom Shaka Lacka x Pork & Beans

Continuing our club focus series, we have a new night featured – the Boom Shaka Lacka x Pork & Beans allnighter. Tomas McGrath talks us through what to expect on February 19th at The Dogstar in Brixton, with the night running from 8pm until 4am. Check out the feature now […]

Club Rude! Ricky Tick special

If you're in the area, the Club Rude! Ricky Tick special is certainly worth checking out. If you hadn't guessed, it's a tribute to the legendary Ricky Tick club in Windsor. Not only that, Martin Fuggles, the original Ricky Tick DJ, will play a set all off his original 45s. […]

Andy Lewis – new 41 mini album

Paul Weller bassist as well as musician in his own right and top-notch DJ Andy Lewis has a new mini album coming out, going by the name of 41. Seven songs on the album, written and recorded during the last fortnight of 2010: 'In the space between getting home from […]

Clarks Originals Millerain desert boots

The new Clarks Originals desert boots are out ow, pretty much the same as all that have come before them. Except for this version, with an upper in British Millerain canvas. At first glance, it looks like a suede finish, but that upper is more of a waxed canvas, probably […]

Dumplins ska night in London

We mentioned the first night on here, which apparently went down very well, so now a second instalment of Dumplins is incoming. It takes place on February 19th 2011, a ska, rocksteady and early reggae night with live bands and DJs at The Horatia, 98-102 Holloway Road, London N7 8JE. […]

New Untouchables Live at the 100 Club

Looks like the financial problems are the 100 Club are now sorted (without resorting to some kind of hippy commune arranagement), so events are now being scheduled for the year. That includes the newly-launched New Untouchables Live at the 100 Club. The 'live' but is the most important word there, […]

Small Faces book launch party

More of a relaunch than a launch, as The Small Faces – The Young Mods Forgotten Story by Paolo Hewitt has been out before. But regardless of that, there's a launch party taking place in London next month. Specifically, the revised edition of the book gets an official premiere on […]