New Music: Fontaines D.C. ‘Sha Sha Sha’ video.

  Busy boys! Their debut album ‘Dogrel’ is currently number 9 in the U.K. album charts and they are touring extensively over the next six months – this is a video to the album track ‘Sha Sha Sha’. Directed by Hugh Mulhern (Boys In The Better Land, Too Real) the video takes place in the […]

The Buzz Club – Complete (ish) List!

I have been writing about The Buzz Club, going into detail about each gig, with fliers, photos, memories and music on this blog. I’ve decided at this stage to publish the definitive list as I have it. This has taken AGES to compile. At the time, in the early years,  I wrote down the gigs […]

New Music: Current Joys / Bebadoobee / Peacock Affect

Three new tunes I’ve come across lately and can’t seem to be without at the moment, are…in no particular order Current Joys ‘A Different Age’ Basically this is Nick Rattigan, American multi-instrumentalist, releases music and plays live under the name Current Joys.   Beabadadoobee ‘Disappear’ Bea Kirsti has been playing the guitar for a year. […]

The Fall: Interview and photos 1983 previously unseen.

I previously posted photos of The Smiths from 1983 / 4 taken by my old primary school friend, Guy Van Steene . Guy has unearthed some absolute gems, taken between 1983 and 1990. Here is the next in the series. The Fall from Surrey University in Guildford on 15 October 1983, not just live photos, but […]

Kodiak Island: Complete ‘Lime’ e.p.

Kodiak Island are: Me – vocals and acoustic guitar a little bit of synth Richard – Electric guitar, bvs & flute Mike – Bass Matthew – synth Gareth – cajon, percussion and programmed beats We started to work on the ‘Lime’ e.p. in January of this year. Writing and rehearsing at my place, recording at […]

The Buzz Club: The Chesterfields 4 April 1987

This was a great night, really good line up. First on was a work-mate from Our Price Records – Tony Duckworth and his band The Rain. Tony and I worked together in a few different shops and we had a healthy musical rivalry. I was jealous of him because his band, The Rain were signed […]