Tag Archives: London

The Yardbirds, Ricki-Tick and Blow Up

Whilst perusing late at night on You Tube I revisited a favourite clip of mine. Its the club scene from the¬†Antonioni film “Blow-Up” (1966). It still looks spot-on. But what I hadn’t noticed before was the bizarre design of the … Continue reading

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’60s shop and gig …

Just came across this on the excellent Voices of East Anglia website. Its a concert venue that experimented with having an underground st’reet of boutiques. Selling all the latest clobber plus records too. Nip downstairs get some top threads then … Continue reading

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“Lucy in London”

Here’s a great looking trailer for A Lucille Ball London special from the ’60s. Apparently the very groovy and very catchy tune was made by Phil Spector, which would explain it’s quality. I particularly liked the slow motion dancing in … Continue reading

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Mods, Rockers and Beatniks 1965.

A top little film about the emerging youth cultures of swinging 1965 London. Taken from a longer film “Primitive London”, an exploitation film made by Arnold Louis Miller (also the director of “Nudist Memories”, you can guess from what direction … Continue reading

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Ask the DJ – Brother Jonno

OOS approached London based¬†dj Brother Jonno with a few questions before his appearance at OUT OF SIGHT in May. Here’s how it went… How would you describe your dj sets? Exciting (I hope) but with a ‘thread’ running through them. … Continue reading

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