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Record Shop: Tune To The Music

by Nick Boldockon 7th March 2020
Record shop based on Holderness Road which was set up and run by ex-BAE worker Rob Goldberg. The shop traded until the turn of the millenium although Rob can still regularly be found trading at record fairs in the area. [...]

Bogus Bros, Princes Avenue, Hull

Record Shop: Bogus Bros

by Nick Boldockon 19th January 2020
Records, books and clothing shop based on Princes Avenue in the 1970s [...]

Dead Fingers Talk badge

Gallery: Badges

by Nick Boldockon 10th January 2020
Badges! We love 'em. We hope you do too.

Sheep

Artist: Sheep

by Nick Boldockon 15th December 2019
Sheep formed in the Spring of 1984 in the front room of a terraced house on Ruskin Street off Anlaby Road in Hull [...]

Dez Allenby - We Sail Our Castles

Dez Allenby – We Sail Our Castles

by Nick Boldockon 22nd November 2019
2-track CD single [...]

Pavey Ark - Leaf By Leaf

Pavey Ark – Leaf By Leaf

by Nick Boldockon 16th November 2019
Initially a two track promo release (with the title track and "Breaking Out"), Leaf By Leaf received a full release a few months later, expanded out to a full 5-track EP [...]

Pavey Ark

Artist: Pavey Ark

by Nick Boldockon 6th November 2019
Pavey Ark are an alternative acoustic band from Hull. Atmospheric vocals and violins glide over fingerpicked guitar, melodic bass and complex percussion. The result is a lush folk-inspired sound that has established the band as one of the must see acts in the region.

Ronno

Artist: Ronno

by Nick Boldockon 13th October 2019
Ronno was a shortlived vehicle for three members of Bowie's backing band The Hype - Ronson, Visconti and Woodmansey - with ex-Rats frontman Benny Marshall recruited on vocal duties. [...]

There's Something Stirring In King Billy's Bogs

Various Artists – There’s Something Stirring In King Billy’s Bogs

by Nick Boldockon 6th October 2019
Compilation tape put together by fanzine Hull, Hell & Happiness and showcasing six of the region's most respected bands of the time. [...]

The Pop Pigs - then

Artist: The Pop Pigs

by Nick Boldockon 6th October 2019
The Pop Pigs were actually from Scarborough, but we played regularly at The Adelphi, and were sufficiently embraced by the Hull indie scene of the late 80s that we were asked to contribute a track to the anti-poll tax Hull - North of Manchester cassette in 1989. [...]