LATEST ARCHIVE ENTRIES
I was born in Hull 6th January 1956. My first home was in a prefab on Preston Road. I moved away from the city in 1979 but I am still a Hull boy through and through, and revisit my beloved city several times a year. Hull was where all of the foundations for my love of music were laid. [...]
The Adult Teeth Recording Company is a label committed to showcasing new acts from Hull, including but not limited to the genres of indie, alternative, electronic, ambient, experimental and spoken word [...]
A legendary local nightspot of the 1960s, the Locarno was the place to be until its closure in 1971. [...]
The following post originally appeared on Joe Solo's website (find it here) and is reproduced here with Joe's permission (and a big thank you). So, Joe, Resolve Records then... [...]
Vital Records was formed in 1980 by Nik Townend (after the Akrylykz split) and Nick Stewart, a former art student. [...]
Wellington Club flyer from 1980, kindly donated by promoter/musician Tony Menzies.
The place to be in 1983. Dingwalls was one of a chain of six regional clubs owned by the manager of the London Dingwalls, Peter Gross along with top promoter Harvey Goldsmith [...]
On 12th August 2013, Hull Music Limited took the keys for O'Rileys, which had been turned from a closed down snooker/pool hall into the beginnings of a live music and entertainment venue by its new owner, who found he did not have enough time to run the building and offered it out on a five year lease. [...]
I started my shop first (10 foot square) in Cotta Court in Cottingham, which was like a scene from a spaghetti western. All it needed was the tumbleweed blowing down the street; I swear you could actually hear eerie harmonica being played from the rooftoops by some mute midget in a top hat every time you went down there...