Tag: pop

Sir Peter Blake I Love London prints

First seen as rather cool wall signs, Sir Peter Blake’s I Love London and I Love Recycling design has been turned into large metal prints in very limited numbers – which could make them very shrewd investments. Printed onto recycled tin (to fit in with the theme), each one is […]

The Big Beat Scene by Royston Ellis

To be honest, I'd never heard of this book until…well, about 5 minutes ago. But The Big Beat Scene by Royston Ellis does sound interesting. First published in 1961 (and republished with a new foreword by the author), the book is said to chronicle Britain's teenage generation, as well as […]

The School CD reviewed

Something a little different added to our music reviews section – the new album by The School. It's called Loveless Unbeliever and is released on the Elefant label. Mark Raison has reviewed the album, which is a modern take on early 60s pop if you like. I'll say no more […]

Spotify playlist: Pomp!

I've been working on this for a while, but lack of availability of some tracks has limited the progress of the Pomp! playlist on Spotify. But it's finally added up to a decent number of tunes. The clue is in the name – slightly pompous, over-produced or just a bit […]