Rock Seen

I’m so pleased that I got to view Bob Gruen’s collection that was being displayed by Liss Gallery in Vancouver during August. The photographs on display supported his book Rock Seen and span some 40 years of capturing some of rock musics most notable performers. The bulk of the work displayed was from the 70’s and 80’s and to be honest, […]

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Nostalgic déjà vu with The Specials

If I’d closed my eyes I could have been back in the old country, 34 years ago. Okay, I’ve no doubt that some would call me a musical dinosaur, however, when I noticed that The Specials, were heading to Vancouver there was no way that I was going to miss the gig. The wonderful, infectious ska beat flows deep within […]

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No more two left feet

Despite the urban myth, white men can dance. Okay, I have an confession. My name is Mark and I’m learning to dance. There, I’ve said it, I’ve come out and laid my secret bare. A great weight has been lifted from my shoulders and I’m now able to face life knowing that everyone reading this blog will be able to […]

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Jam Today

I like my live music and being close to Vancouver where a lot of bands and artists stop off has allowed me to gig on a regular basis rather than the once or twice a year it had become when living in Kent. A few months back I posted an entry following Editors gig at Richards on Richards. Since then […]

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