Good news if you love the early work of The Jam. The 1977 box set from Universal pretty much has everything recorded from that year.
Some of you might recall Don Hughes' first book from last year, called Friday On My Mind. It was well received both here and generally. Enough for Don to produce a second instalment, going by the name of Pushin' and Shovin'. Paul 'Smiler' Anderson has done an in-depth review of […]
You can't beat a good talking point – and I suspect that the latest Fred Perry Blank Canvas Re-Issues polo shirt range will certainly create some discussion. Fred Perry is reissuing four classic shirts from their archive, said to represent four movements through the 50s, 60s and 70s. All details […]
At first glance, garage beat and punk rock may seem strange bedfellows. But are they really?
If you own a copy of Paolo Hewitt's 'mod compilation' book The Sharper Word, you might have encountered a piece in titled Something Beginning With 'O' by Kevin Pearce. It was taken from a now quite rare book of the same name – and a copy has just landed on […]
Big thanks to Paul 'Smiler' Anderson for reviewing the third in trilogy of books from Tony Beesley, going by the name of This is Our Generation Calling – The Conclusion. It's a book about Sheffield and surrounding areas, but more specifically, it's about youth cults, particularly in the 70s and […]
Ok, you might have seen it when it was on the BBC – and it's not clear whether the DVD release has an extras or extra footage on it – but if you want to own Oil City Confidential on DVD, you can from this Monday, 12th July 2010. But […]