My thoughts on Breaking Glass the film, the book and the soundtrack with news of the actors and Hazel O Connor tours.
I originally wrote this review of Bedlam Breakout Psychobilly Festival for my other website, UK Psychobilly Gig Guide, and for Milkcow Vintage Magazine where it appeared in Issue 11 in May 2010. Even though it happened several years ago now, it's kind of fun to take a trip down memory lane, and see what bands … Continue reading Bedlam Breakout Psychobilly Festival Review – Milkcow Vintage Magazine
Today I’m really pleased to feature an interview with Mark Penington of neo-rockabilly, psychobilly band, The Caravans. They’ve been one of my favourite bands since The Klub Foot days and remain so to this day. Their albums No Excuses and No Mercy are definitely amongst my most played albums of all time. I had the … Continue reading Meet The Musician – Interview with Mark Penington of The Caravans
This interview was originally featured in Scootering Magazine June 2012. The Klub Foot is still as topical today as it was back then, so I thought that this deserved another share. Read on to find out how the live Klub Foot recordings made it onto CD courtesy of Alan Wilson at Trophy Records, along with … Continue reading The Story of the Klub Foot Live Recordings with Alan Wilson, Trophy Records
Being a lifelong music fan, I was instantly attracted to the book 33 Percent Rockstar by S C Sterling. Many of my friends are musicians and as I run social media for several of them, I do get to see a lot of behind the scenes stuff. I know that life on the road really … Continue reading 33 Percent Rockstar by S.C. Sterling – Book Review
I've written before about some of the negative effects that the menopause can have on women. Today, I want to celebrate the good parts of midlife and show that women can still have a unique, alternative style and confidence as they get older. We can still be fab at 50! Menopause is being talked about … Continue reading Changing The Face of Menopause – Ladies With Alternative Style, Still Fab at 50!
My original incarnation of this article was originally posted on UK Psychobilly Gig Guide. I wrote it when I set up the Stomping at the Klub Foot Tribute page back in the days of Myspace. In January 2010, I combined it with a review of one of the Klub Foot Reunion gigs for a feature in the … Continue reading Stomping at the Klub Foot – A Tribute Page to 1980s Psychobilly
Jonny Bowler is probably most well known for being the long time upright bass player and drummer for psychobilly favourites the Guana Batz, and of course, Klub Foot originals, Get Smart. For many years now Jonny Bowler has carved out a musical career for himself in the USA, playing for a huge variety of bands … Continue reading Jonny Bowler – Get Smart, Guana Batz & Heartbreak Hotel
Many of my readers will already know Craig " Bracko" Brackenridge, one of the infamous jockabilly crew, and singer from former Scottish psychobilly band, The Rednecks. He is probably best known as author of the psychobilly bibles: Let's Wreck, Vinyl Dementia and Hell's Bent on Rockin', alongside the fictional tales of the youth cults and … Continue reading Top 10 Influential Albums by Craig Brackenridge
Today, I am really pleased to feature the 10 Albums that Influenced My Life by Nick Kemp. A schoolmaster by day and gig goer by night. Many of you will know Nick. In fact, if you've been to any psychobilly gigs in the southern half of the UK there's a good chance that Nick will … Continue reading 10 Albums that Influenced My Life by Nick Kemp