Georgie Fame’s CBS output is back under the spotlight for a new compilation CD – Somebody Stole My Thunder (Jazz-Soul Grooves 1967-1971). It’s a mixed bag of material, headed up of course by the title track and regular mod dancefloor filler, as well as a number of soul and soul/jazz […]
No, this isn’t a joke – Lambretta Clothing has teamed up with The Who (well, the remaining two members) to launch a 60s-inspired clothing range, as well as re-creating items worn by the band and an exact copy of the US army fishtail parka that appeared on the Quadrophenia album […]
EMI has a new ‘Mod’ themed compilation in the shops – this time going back to source for Take My Tip – 25 British Mod artefacts from the EMI vaults. It’s the first in a series of albums from the new Zonophone offshoot, which will focus on British music from […]
Set the video (or DVD recorder) on Friday 23rd March for BBC4’s R&B Night. Some potentially top-notch shows, including The Beat Room, with performances from the likes of John Lee Hooker and The Kinks. That’s followed by Long John Baldry – In The Shadow Of The Blues, then Rock Family […]
Yet another book on The Jam – this time a book of previously-unseen images taken by Twink with the title The Jam Unseen. A limited edition is available in April (to coincide with the From The Jam tour) with an umlimited version appearing in August. Both versions feature 192 pages […]
Interesting video from Noonday Underground, going back to 2001. It was for the track London from their excellent Self Assembly album (which is probably reviewed on here, there’s certainly an interview with Simon Dine online). Anyway, the video was shot at London’s Lordy Lord club in 2001. If you used […]
I’ve no idea who is actually in the Spencer Davis Group right now (well, Mr D is in and Stevie Winwood isn’t – that’s for sure), but if you want to catch them on a rare UK date, you can see the band at London’s 100 Club on Saturday 3rd […]
I feel like I’m only ever writing about Paul Weller right now – but as he’s got plenty to plug, there’s plenty of stories around. However, this one is a little quirkier than most. Paul Weller’s wardrobe.