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Showing posts from September, 2011

Paul Weller On The Cover Of Q! Special Collector's Edition!

To celebrate 25 years of Q, Weller is this month one of 25 musicians to grace the cover of 25 anniversary collectors issues of the magazine. Inside the issue Paul also discusses the music that most influenced and shaped his career.

The magazine goes on sale on September 27th but you can pre-order the Weller version via from today (September 23rd), while stocks last!

Paul Weller Inspects The New Burberry 2012 Womenswear Line!

Here's a few pics of Paul attending the Burberry Spring/Summer 2012 Womenswear line at Kensington Gardens in London on September 19, 2011.

Official Classic "The Jam" T-Shirt To Be Released In Limited Quantities!

The Jam - Spray T-Shirt 
 The Jam are to release a fantastic new t-shirt of their classic logo at the end of October.   These t-shirts will be done on a limited pressing and sell out very quickly. 
 Order yours now or you will miss out! The t-shirt comes in Small, Medium, Large & X Large. PRE-ORDER HERE!

Paul Weller Recipe In Teenage Cancer Trust's Rockstar Cookbook!

With the exception perhaps of American Pie, gigs rarely rock to the sound of songs about food.

Musicians tend to prefer coffee and cigarettes to a nicely balanced risotto, and so food has become the preserve of novelty records such as music hall’s Boiled Beef And Carrots or more recently, a certain singing chef on South Park. But this month sees a new cookbook that admits something we’ve all been suspecting. After Status Quo frontman Francis Rossi fights through the fans, dives into his blacked-out limo and screeches off – he’s thinking about getting his raw fish onto marinade, rather than seasoning his groupies with a champagne shower.

The Teenage Cancer Trust’s Rock Star Cookbook features over 60 musicians and their recipes (although, strangely, no Bucks Fizz). From Katie Melua to Cliff Richard and Paul Weller, they all have one thing in common – a love of cooking.

Paul Weller loves… the perfect amaretti biscotti: 
(Makes 36) 

400g plain flour
2tsp baking powder
125g butter, soften…

"Slow Time Mondays" : The Legendary Splinters Project Surfaces!

One of the finest fan made projects ever, surfaces at Mixcloud for all the world to hear. A true gem!!!

From Cpt. Stax:
10 yrs ago today, we (at Splinters) were working on the final details for our own version of the 2001 Acoustic Tour album, called "Slow Time Mondays" after Jim Pinkington's suggestion. All the tracks played on that tour not included on the official album, and out 1 month before "Days of Speed"! A successful project involving many members like Karl (archive supremo) Dodger (drawings) Martin (database distribution) me (artwork and tracks consultant) and others. The result was more interesting and "true" than the official live album, even if "just" audience recordings. The (free) distribution started just after the 9/11 tragedy, and I remember myself trying to do the back sleeve artwork at home that sleepless night, watching the news in horror and despair. In the end, almost unconsciously, I made what could be seen as a simple …