My First Concert – 1982

Experience my first concert as told by my schoolgirl self in December 1982 - The Kinks and The Truth at Guildford Civic Hall as part of the Come Dancing tour.

Books about Mods and Scooterists (inc Kindle Unlimited)

A selection of book reviews about the mod, scooter and northern soul scenes of the 1970s and 1980s including those released on Kindle Unlimited.

My YouTube Christmas Eve Playlist

My Christmas playlist perfect for Christmas Eve. A great mix of traditional and new Christmas tunes, all with a cool rockabilly, psychobilly and ska vibe.

Top 25 Alternative Christmas Albums

My favourite Christmas albums featuring bands that mostly come from alternative music scenes such as rockabilly, psychobilly, punk and ska. A few classics thrown in too.

My Fan Moment With Robbie Williams

The day I met Robbie Williams! I'd love to be able to use those words as the title, unfortunately,┬ámet might be stretching it a bit far. But, it was certainly a fan moment that I could never have anticipated none the less. My fan moment was Robbie Williams standing less than a foot in front … Continue reading My Fan Moment With Robbie Williams

Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

Following on from my features of how to upcycle music memorabilia into art, I would like to share some of the wonderful upcycling creations from my friend Suzanne Reddington aka Mother Punk. Suzanne is artistic by nature and comes from a family of musicians and music lovers. She has shared many of her projects with … Continue reading Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

How to Make Art & Upcycle your Music Memorabilia

Lots of ideas of how you can upcycle your music memorabilia and instruments to make cool original art for your home or gifts for a music lover.

Buy your music merch from Psychobilly Kicks Back to raise money for their cancer charity

Read about how the musical charity Psychobilly Kicks Back raises money through gigs, records and sales for Cherry Lodge Cancer Unit in London. See some of their wonderful upcycling creations made especially to see to raise funds.