Tag: classic

Complete Introduction to Chess box

With very little fanfare, A Complete Introduction To Chess has ghosted out as a 4-CD boxset from today. In fact, we know very little about it aside from the fact that is is available, it is over those 4 CDs and it features 100 tracks from the Chess back catalogue, […]

A Lizard in a Woman's Skin reviewed

An interesting DVD release for lovers of weird and wonderful vintage cinema – Lucio Fulci's A Lizard in a Woman's Skin. Set in post-swinging London, it's a bizarre tale of one woman's strange dreams, one of which looks to have come true as her next door neighbour is murdered just […]

Miles Davis Bitches Brew beer

One for the jazz heads out there, with Bitches Brew by Miles Davis now turned into a beer by Dogfish Head. It's a potent little number, described as 'a bold, dark beer that's a fusion of three threads imperial stout and one thread honey beer with gesho root, coming in […]

Jean-Luc Godard season in London

The Barbican has announced details of its forthcoming seasons, which includes The Directorspective: Jean-Luc Godard from Friday 16th to Tuesday 20th July. The Nouvelle Vague pioneer was hugely influential on many that followed, with the season focusing on those (relatively) early movies that made such an impact. Want the details? […]

Soulboy movie website launched

We flagged up the movie last week, but now we've been informed that a 'proper' website for the movie Soulboy has gone online. That means full movie details, updates (including preview screenings), trailers and plenty of stills from the film. Check it out now if it's of interest. Official Soulboy […]

Soulboy – northern soul film lands

I've lost track of all the northern soul films in production, so let's just pretend we've never heard of Soulboy before (even though it's probably been featured on these pages before) and take it as it comes. So, the plot: 1974. Power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the terraces. […]

The Party's Over (1963) reviewed

A much sought-after 60s cult classic has finally been issued/reissued by the BFI/Flipside – Guy Hamilton's The Party's Over. Set in the early 60s, the movie focuses on a group of London beatniks going by the name of The Pack and headed up by Moise (oliver Reed) and with an […]

The Filthy Six album launch party

We featured The Filthy Six in our new bands section, flagging up the band's debut Get Carter 7-inch too. Well, that's being followed by a debut Long Play album on Acid Jazz – and the launch party gig is in London on Thursday 10th June 2010. Expect soul, funk and […]