It is competition time at The Goodhood Store this week. We are offering one lucky doodler the chance to win a £100 Goodhood Store voucher. All you have to do is draw your favouirte Happy Monday member. The winner and runners up will have their handy work proudly displayed on the Insider blog. To enter send your drawing to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Happy Mondays” or @ us on Twitter or Instagram (@goodhoodstore) and #goodhood or alternativly post your Happy Monday on the Goodhood Store facebook page facebook.com/thegoodhoodstore
This weeks Good Vibes comes from our mates Two Of Swords. A super feel good mix full of Sunday morning bangers, dancehall classics and good time jams.
Banana Boat Song – Harry Belafonte
Bam Bam – Sister Nancy
It Mek – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
You don’t love me – Dawn Penn
La Lilarona – Kid Congo Powers
Cirandar – Seu Jorge
Grilled Cheese – Cherry Glazerr
People – James Murphy
Workingman’s Smile – Albert Hammond
Solid Air – John Martyn
Best Of The Week Music Special. First up is Deviation – one of London’s premier club nights is back at East London’s XOYO tonight and it is a serious family affair. Goodhood affiliates Benji B and Seb Chew take over both floors along with heavy hitters Jackmaster and Omar S providing the good vibes all night. In other news Pitchfork come through once again with the album previews with Dean Blunt’s The Redeemer. Taking a slightly different, almost more accessible direction than previous Blunt/Hype Williams releases, essential listening. Finally Dazed piece on The Anarchy Shirt – Malcolm McLaren’s archivist on the Sex Pistols shirt that changed everything forever. Enjoy the Bank Holiday weekend!
This week’s Best Of The Week comes from London, via Tokyo via France. First up we have a trailer for Michel Gondry’s new film Mood Indigo. It stars Audrey Tatou and the awesome Omar Sy. Also – 9 types of Hipsters in London and Monocle put together a short film all about Tokyo Hands.
YBA (young british alcoholics) is spawned from taking the painters or phtographers or tattoo artists out of the dingy bars and into galleries. Its bringing the people who met in pubs or clubs, who had a fight the first time they met, people that know the exact number of ceiling tiles in their locals bathroom and bringing their talents together. Outlaw photo show is grouping people from all aspects, fashion photographers, heavy metal enthusiasts, fine artists and xerox masters, all showing unseen work they have before not had the chance to show. There will be limited prints, zines and tshirts made for the show and an opening party on Friday, from 7pm, see you there.
Opening Reception Friday 26th April from 7pm
Show runs until 28th April
Outlaw Photo Show
378 Kingland Road, London
After months and months of punishing weather London is finally ready to experience some heat. So to celebrate we are cracking the beers open this Thursday 25th for an evening of late night shopping. The store will be open until 8pm for all you after work shoppers to browse the latest collections from Perks & Mini, Neighborhood, Norse Projects, Surface To Air, Anitpodim, Wood Wood, Maiden Noir and more. The Life Store will also be open and we have just received a large restock on lots of popular items.
Ohhh have I found some treats for you this week. First up is a look at 30 of the most beautiful abandoned places in the world, I bet you don’t recognise any of them. Secondly is a documentary that on it’s announcement made the Mancs at Goodhood shed a little tear, that’s right its Shane Meadows’ obvious smash hit – Stone Roses: Made Of Stone… it is coming out soon. And thirdly Dresslab do a wicked editorial shoot with Eva Manticova wearing a selection of Goodhood products… lovely.
Old Boot: Further Adventures in Comic Abstraction kicks off tonight on Quaker St and continues till Saturday. It’s in association with our pals from Galleries Goldstein and is sure to be an evening of excellent art and people. Featuring of Horfe, Russell Maurice, Lucas Dillon, Petro, Ken Sortais and Murray O’Grady. You know it’s gonna be a good one!