Tag Archives: Lyceum Ballroom

From Paradise Row To A Rock & Roll Toilet

On Thursday (17 November 2011) I went to the opening of Margarita Gluzberg’s Avenue Des Gobelins. She seems to do a solo exhibition with her London gallery Paradise Row more or less annually. For 2011 her focus is photography – … Continue reading

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1970s nightmares part 2: forgotten bands, hopeless causes & the search for the missing chord

Despite the recently fashionable status of the Bethnal Green area in east London, this has to date failed to lead to a revival of interest in the 1970s band who named themselves after the hood. Bethnal were formed in Bethnal … 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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