Paul Weller, the frontman of The Jam, made a shocking announcement that sent shockwaves through the music industry. After five years of unparalleled success, Weller revealed that he was splitting up the band
The Rolling Stones have been a driving force in the rock ‘n’ roll scene for over five decades, and their latest album, released on October 20th, 2023, showcases their enduring talent and ability to remain relevant.
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A pioneer of rock ‘n’ roll, Chuck Berry’s innovative guitar playing and energetic performances laid the foundation for the genre’s development and evolution.
Formed in London in 1978, Long Tall Shorty was initially a punk band but soon embraced the Mod revival movement. The band’s lineup consisted of Tony Perfect on vocals, Mark Reynolds on guitar, Martin Smith on bass, and Paul Smith on drums
The Beginning Of Makin Time
In the mid-1980s, a British mod revival band emerged, capturing the essence of the mod culture with their energetic performances and infectious tunes. Makin Time, composed of Fay Hallam, Martin Blunt, Neil Clitheroe, and Mark McGounden, brought a fresh and vibrant sound to the music scene. With their unique blend of Hammond organ, bass, drums, and guitar, Makin Time revived the mod spirit and left an indelible mark on the music and the modernist landscape. .
The Mod subculture has a rich history that spans several decades, and with each passing generation, new interpretations and adaptations emerge. However, within the Mod community, there can sometimes be a sense of snobbery and division between original Mods, revivalists, and millennial Mods.
One particularly fascinating story involves The Clash in their last lineup when they block booked the studio Phil worked at named ‘100 Blackstock Road,’ in Finsbury Park for an entire summer. He mentioned that in those early days, he used to steal strings out of their flight case because he couldn’t afford to buy them.
Aim High: Paul Weller in photographs 1978-2015 Review Introducing Aim High, a groundbreaking release by Tom Sheehan in 2017, showcasing his remarkable photographic journey