The Jam

Dynamic Exhibition on The Jam at Somerset House

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Live concert footage runs on loop, music blaring out across rooms filled with some of the band's jackets, vintage concert fly posters and an impressive display of the band's guitars (a particularly touching one being Paul's fireglow Rickenbacker 330 with 'I Am Nobody' scratched into it).

Going Underground: The London Modernist Literary Event at the Cockpit Theatre

Jason Holmes | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Things have changed in the world of publishing and the literary festival is now perhaps the only means by which the industry at large can bridge the ever-widening gap between the writer and his reading public.

7 Class Acts, Like Kate Bush, Who We Need To See Live Before We Die

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kate Bush's announcement that she is to play a series of shows in London - her first since 1979 - has sent fans (and us) into a spin. We'll be the ...

Steve Cradock: Life at the Sharp End

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

We're lost in the crowd in the neon-soaked hotel bar down the road from the Shepherd's Bush Empire, and Steve Cradock has flown in under the radar, perhaps his parka the only give away of who he is.

The Jam - Album Box Set

David Spencer | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
David Spencer

It's a chance to listen to the remarkable progression from 1977 to 1982 over six increasingly impressive albums.

Paul Weller Interview: One Man's Gift

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.01.2014 | Home
Jason Holmes

Fresh back from a short tour of the US and Japan, Paul Weller talks about the 30th anniversary of The Jam's sixth and final studio album, The Gift, and where he's at right now.

Paolo Hewitt: Message In The Music

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.12.2012 | Home
Jason Holmes

Though identifiable as a music writer, Paolo is also very much a social historian. 'The thing about the internet these days, and home recording, is that music has become so much more accessible, but to be honest with you, I can't keep up with it all.'

Me, Paul Weller and the Twins

Trevor Neal | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Trevor Neal

In the late 80s or early 90s, I did an ambulance workers' benefit in London, with my comedy partner Simon Hickson. Paul Weller was on the same bill. He tapped me on the shoulder and asked "Where's the sound check?" I was speechless and just pointed. We didn't talk about the old times together, in Southampton, in 1979, when we wore the same shirt. But that was okay.

How Can You Hate Music?

Jonny Owen | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Owen

Sometimes, someone says something to you, something so extraordinarily baffling that you can't help but mull it over for months after. I was out with the Wife meeting some new people. I never usually worry about these things, meeting new people.