Spice Up London: the 90s girl power pop exhibition that’s giving you everything

Nostalgia. It's a powerful - and underestimated - thing isn't it? How a smell, a taste, a sound or an image can bring thousands of memories flooding back. The best nostalgia trips thrive on an assault of all these senses. For whilst a few thousand people were descending on Hylands Park in my home city … Continue reading Spice Up London: the 90s girl power pop exhibition that’s giving you everything

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#BlastfromthePast: The Girl Groups That Pop Forgot

You may notice that there's a bit of a girl power theme to some of the blogs this weekend, viewers. You'll find out why in the case of tomorrow's blog, but for this week's #BlastfromthePast, it's a six times whammy of it. For every Spice Girls or Little Mix, for every Girls Aloud or The … Continue reading #BlastfromthePast: The Girl Groups That Pop Forgot

They’re moving, they’re coming: my thoughts on the glorious return of All Saints

I've spoken many a time on this here blog before about my formative experiences with being introduced to music. And with the return this week of All Saints, the sassier, streetwise and grittier alternative to many of their 90s and 00s pop contemporaries, now seems like a good time to breach this very subject again. … Continue reading They’re moving, they’re coming: my thoughts on the glorious return of All Saints