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That Record is Something Else, Man

I’ve been holding out for the 2012 remastered mono / stereo reissue of The Kink’s 1967 masterpiece, Something Else by the Kinks, but had to pull the trigger on this original US stereo pressing when faced with the decision. 72 more words


Gilly The Drummer

So at the age of 26 I have purchased my first ever drum kit! I have always wanted to play the drums but it’s just something I have never actively pursued. 556 more words

Terry and Julie

I couldn’t not do this one: Matt’s prompt for this weeks Flash Fiction Foray is one of my all time favourites, Waterloo Sunset by The Kinks. 101 more words


The Crucial 5 - Five essential nights out in London

Variety isn’t just an entertainment trade magazine, it is also the spice of life, a veritable condiment to flavor your social life and just looking at the recommendations below you can see that London’s nightlife has so much of that to offer. 523 more words

What's On


{ I hereby absolve Ray davies and the Kinks of any blame for the following parody}

Everywhere I go, the stories' the same
I see brown-skinned men with funny names 
Yelling Cholo, Ese, 'migo, hermano. 156 more words

Song of The Day: This Strange Effect by both The Kinks and Dave Berry

A Ray Davies number that remained in The Kinks unreleased archives until the 2001 collection, The Songs We Sang For Auntie – BBC Sessions 1964-1977, known as a 1965 hit for Dave Berry. A lovely and tender ballad.


California Dreaming: Lady-O

White Whale were unhappy with the Turtles, and the feeling was mutual.

The Turtles were White Whale records’ only successful act, but their most recent album, … 1,036 more words