#CrazyStupidBook: Malcolm McLean (@maltreateddd) – ‘Freak Like Me: Confessions of a 90s Pop Groupie’

Many of pop's greatest icons - and not so greatest, let's be honest - have put pen to paper (or commissioned a ghost writer) and told all about their struggle for success, life at the top, life thereafter, maybe even a second bite at the cherry. But no one, to our recollection, has ever written … Continue reading #CrazyStupidBook: Malcolm McLean (@maltreateddd) – ‘Freak Like Me: Confessions of a 90s Pop Groupie’

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

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