Tag Archives: Electric Ballroom

Yet more reasons to be an ego-maniac on a world historical scale!

I was asked to answer these questions for an event in Barcelona and having done so figured I might as well post them here too. You couldn’t make it it! 1. When were you happiest? I’ll be at my happiest … Continue reading

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Lost London – The Scala Cinema

Although these days it is possible to see almost any film in the comfort of your own home, the experience is very different to watching a movie on the big screen. A lot of my favourite flicks – movies starring … Continue reading

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Time Slip At The Electric Ballroom In Camden

Until last night I hadn’t been to The Electric Ballroom in Camden for over 30 years. If you are obsessed by 70s English punk rock then the last time I’d gone might be considered an historic occasion. It was the … Continue reading

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1970s nightmares part 1: seeing Sting & The Police unannounced at a punk gig

I knew 1979 was gonna be a bad year before it even started, although I didn’t see Thatcher’s election as a certainty until it happened. Much of my take on the world back then was filtered through theĀ  music I … Continue reading

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