Miles Davis

Holiday Gift Recommendations for the Eclectic Arts Lover

Larry Jaffee | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

I know it's the thought that counts, but a gift card just doesn't show that you know what the recipient's tastes might be. So for the discerning artsy person in your life, may I make the following suggestions.

Think You've Read Every Blog Post There Is on Buying Box Sets? Here's Another ...

Neil Durkin | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

In the age of instant streaming and catch-up TV, who on earth bothers with box sets anymore? Clunky, brick-like things destined to take up far too much room on your sagging shelves. Er, well, the answer seems to be - a lot of people.

Ode To Michael Bloomfield: Review of Blues At The Fillmore 1968 - 1969

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK
Benjamin Lazarus

History however is a cruel mistress, and occasionally people get lost in her vaults, ceasing to be recognised for their immeasurable impact and contribution to a particular field. Certainly in the case of modern day music, Michael Bloomfield is the epitome of this, and today his profound influence remains unknown and untold.

A Cut Above the Rest

Jason Holmes | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

Mark Powell has a glint in his eye and his handshake is firm when he greets me in his Marshall Street shop. As one would expect from a man born in Poplar, east London, he has a no-nonsense attitude. At 50, he remains one of London's most iconic and influential bespoke tailors, having made suits for Mick Jagger, Ronnie Kray, David Bowie and Harrison Ford.

Making the New Kooks Album and Getting Over My Jazz Allergy... With Rum

Luke Pritchard | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Luke Pritchard

I'm coming to the end of a year that has been full for us guys, and also it really is a mad time to be alive in general I think. Do you ever wake up and think, we live in time of such change and progress and yet seem to be standing on the edge of the abyss?