A portrait – made from club programmes over forty hours plus – of a former Burnley Football Club goalkeeper, Brian Jensen Continue reading Portrait: ‘The Beast’
He was a Larry Levan-cum-Malcolm Sargent for those of us who came of age in clubs of the late 80s and early 90s. A backroom man quickly promoted to the main stage who convinced in the flesh and away from the decks, his pedigree never doubted and his star never dimming. Continue reading Weatherall – Rest In Beats
I was just a musician and I loved playing in a studio, recording. That was the heart of it and still is.’ Continue reading Brother on the Slide: the ‘clunky, funky’ story of the RAH Band. A British success borne out of soul weekenders, jazz arranging and noodling to emerge ahead of his time.
Both of these pioneering women made a sizeable mark in music – Blondie were semi-permanent mainstays in the pop charts throughout the Eighties – however it’s Siouxsie’s Banshees whose music, A and B sides, deserves another listen today. Continue reading Music: Bubblegum and leather vs psychedelic tension: the merits of Siouxsie Sioux and her Banshees’ B-sides
For every Some Like It Hot or Midnight Cowboy, there were hundreds of piss-poor B movies and X flicks made for the sole purposes of displaying flesh and soliciting dumbshow acting. Continue reading Sleeve Story #2 – Claustrophobia amongst the fleshpots with 3 In The Attic…