Top 10 Influential Albums by Craig Brackenridge

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

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Recommended Reading at Tea and Cake for the Soul

I have shared lots of book recommendations on Tea and Cake for the Soul including non-fiction, children's books, poetry, women's fiction & chick lit. If you're a regular reader, I hope that you've enjoyed something that I've suggested. If you're a new follower then perhaps you'd like to check out something from my recommendations. You … Continue reading Recommended Reading at Tea and Cake for the Soul

My YouTube Christmas Eve Playlist

I've already shared some alternative Christmas albums with you but why not check out my YouTube channel to listen to my Christmas Eve Playlist. It's a mix of original Christmas tunes with one of two covers of traditional songs, all with a rockabilly, psychobilly or ska vibe. Please SUBSCRIBE to my channel while you are … Continue reading My YouTube Christmas Eve Playlist

Alternative Christmas Albums

Well surprise surprise, I'm not really a fan of Christmas music! Are you seeing a theme here?  However, I do get a bit sentimental over Christmas past and certain songs will transport me right back to a time when I did enjoy the holidays. There are two essential albums for me to listen to at some … Continue reading Alternative Christmas Albums

Bedlam Breakout Psychobilly Festival – The Past, Present & Future

Bedlam Breakout is one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the psychobilly calendar.  Not just because it was the UK’s first psychobilly weekender since the Hemsby Big Rumbles, or because it has a great mix of established headliners playing alongside the best of the new breed, but it also gives a welcome break to … Continue reading Bedlam Breakout Psychobilly Festival – The Past, Present & Future

Dear Mr Pop Star by Derek & Dave Philpott

For more than a decade, Derek Philpott and his son, Dave, have been writing to pop stars from the 1960s to the 90s to take issue with the lyrics of some of their best-known songs. But then, to their great surprise, the pop stars started writing back... Dear Mr Pop Star contains 100 of Derek and … Continue reading Dear Mr Pop Star by Derek & Dave Philpott

How to Make Art & Upcycle your Music Memorabilia

Music is a huge part of my life and I am a bit of a hoarder when it comes to my music memorabilia. One day I got to thinking, what sense is there in keeping it hidden away in a box or a cupboard?  So I decided to get creative with some of my old … Continue reading How to Make Art & Upcycle your Music Memorabilia