Just like lambs n chicks n easter eggs! Spring is a busy time for new releases, where artists get their new work out to the masses before engaging on tours and festivals during the Summer months. This Spring in no different and whilst gigs start to be confirmed and some festivals get the go ahead, … Continue reading The Hot List – Spring vibes in da area!
This article first appeared in issue 3 of the excellent Speakeasy Fanzine that I recommend you all subscribe to. Baggy – A term that for a while made music fans snigger – wasn’t it all a bit naff – all that funky drummer beats, wah-wah guitars, baggy clothing (natch) and the drugs – Oh it’s … Continue reading Flowered Up – A 30-Year Weekender
I've probably been in love with WOT for about 30 years now - it's an unrequented love but its a love nonetheless. It all started back in 1990 - Madchester was at its peak and us indie kids latched onto anything from Manchester looking for the next big thing. Gary Crowley I think first played … Continue reading My Love For – World Of Twist
More stuff from my archive. I'll post up more individual parts of this on my twitter page as well. But enjoy the days of yesterday.
Ah the difficult second album - something of a legend in music or is it just a myth? Whilst some bands release such a magnificent first album its almost impossible to follow (The Stones Roses), other bands take it in their stride (Oasis), some release an even better album after a dodgy start (Blur, Radiohead). … Continue reading Album review – Finer Times in Other Worlds – Crimson Bloom
This is really about the great London band of the early 90's Flowered Up - a band of rowdy kids from Camden Town who led by the charismatic Liam, and including a bald guy dressed in a leotard with a flower round his neck (hard to believe) inspired us lost kids of London, to get … Continue reading Interview with…Matt Mead – Flowered Up – A Weekender’s Tale
Just a collection of clippings etc from some of the best bands of the time. Twist your melons. The La'sMore stuff
Ever wondered how big the roses were back in the day. They were in smash hits. That's how big. Here's some stuff from my archives. Various magazines etc from 89 onwards. I have more but size is difficult (ask my wife). Anyway adore at your leisure. Spike Island Smash Hits Reviews and tings https://open.spotify.com/artist/1lYT0A0LV5DUfxr6doRP3d?si=l3ahgHgIS56a8JytuGLDvQ