Oh K…

Oh K…

  Eastern mysticism, Sanskrit, mods, hippies, hip-cats, Deep Purple covers, Grateful Dead references, psychedelia, Knights and MLK, Kitchener and JFK...all of this, all of these, and so much more were the essence of Kula Shaker. A band who drew the ire of certain public school boys working for the likes of the NME by being [...]

The End of the Affair…

Morrissey changed popular music forever when he arrived as the lead singer of the best British band of all time, The Smiths, in the early 1980's.   Everything he did was startling. From the homoerotic  art of their debut single "Hand in Glove", the introduction of words like charming and handsome into the pop music lexicon, [...]

Art Comes First 

Pauline Black. Singer. Songwriter. Performer. Actress. Author. Commentator. Style icon. Cultural icon. Legend. Since 1979 she has been the frontwoman of a band who embody everything good about a multi-racial society.  Born to an anglo-Jewish mother and an African Prince father she was adopted by a white family and raised in Romford.  That's quite the [...]

Flying the flag…?

Flying the flag…?

In the last few hours legendary music journalist Simon Price has tweeted the above image.  It shows a Morrissey t-shirt with his name, a union jack and the title of his last album; "World Peace is None of Your Business".  The second picture is of a t-shirt for another band; Skrewdriver.  Skrewdriver were the darlings [...]