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Disco Devil

Saturday, January 26th, 2013
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Lee Scratch Perry. Badman.

On the make

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Haven’t blogged in an age because I decided to get offline and make some stuff with my hands. Here are some things I made -

Also got a pinterest – which is good for storing my craft ideas! Really hard to escape how horrifyingly twee about 99.9% of other users are though…

Oh and I have got a new bike which I’ve been riding everyday. It’s pretty hot!

Nathalie’s Patterns

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

I love Nathalie Du Pasquier‘s designs. They remind me a little bit of the geometric prints I see on the African batik textiles that adorn the shop windows of Peckham but more 80s and more candy coloured. Nathalie Du Pasquier was part of the post-modern design and architecture group Memphis which was started by Ettore Sottsass in the early 1980s.

Jive Turkey

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
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Jive Turkey was a club night which took place in the city hall ballroom in Sheffield in the late 1980s. This video was featured in this Faith interview with DJ Parrot. You can read an article from 1988 about Jive Turkey, written by Jon Savage, here.

Follow Me On Tumblr

Friday, December 9th, 2011


Total Body Work-Out

Friday, September 2nd, 2011
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Amazing Aerobics competition footage from 1987. This is the song:

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Listen to them…

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Italo TV

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Pop television has never been done better than the Italians did it in the late 70/early 80s. I am deadly serious. YouTube Preview Image YouTube Preview Image

Not serious about this one, it’s crap.

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Animal Magic

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Loving Panthers at Givenchy and Monkeys at Prada.

Gold Pens

Friday, March 18th, 2011

2 for a £1, get in!