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We thought we would stay open late tonight to allow you 9-7pm workers the chance to come and shop the sale before the weekend. The Goodhood Store at 41 Coronet Street and Life Store at 20 Coronet Street London will open till 8pm tonight with complimentary drinks for all.

June 24th, 2013

Bench Party Recap

Last Saturday saw the Goodhood Bench party at our London Store. A big thank you to everybody that headed down, Lucas and Thomas for the live portraits, Peroni for the drinks, Tivoli for the prizes and Missy and the team at Casa Negra for hosting the evening affair. We hope everybody that made it down had as much fun as we did.

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With Instagram launching their new, world changing video platform the way we share content has changed forever. With that in mind we though it was time to do a post on The Goodhood Store Instagram community… we love you guys, keep posting your #Goodhood photos and next month we will choose the best photo and send you something nice.

Despite a brief spell of hot weather in the UK we rarely see blue skies and sun bleached streets like those found in Dolly Faibyshev’s photographs of Palm Springs, we came across these on our weekly It’s Nice That stroll and they are amazing. In other news the new Daft Punk album split opinions here at The Goodhood Store but we all agree Nicolas Jaar is a bad man and the super talented producer has gone and remixed the whole of Random Access Memories and it’s bloody brilliant. Finally the eagle eyed people amongst you will spot that this is actually old news but we only came across it yesterday and it is worth a mention – “The 30 Harshest Musician-on-Musician Insults in History” is a hilarious read… i’ll leave you with Kurt Cobain on Guns N’ Roses – “They’re really talentless people, and they write crap music, and they’re the most popular rock band on the earth right now. I can’t believe it.”

This Saturday we are throwing a bench party at The Goodhood Store. The store will be open from 11am till 8pm with free drinks and in-store music. Plus get your portrait drawn by the excellent Lucas Dillon and Tomas Slater. Win a Tivoli Audio PAL and SS13 stock by shopping on the day. The fun doesn’t end there… we are also throwing a hush hush party after (9pm – 2am) at a new Shoreditch location with Acyde, Seb Chew (YOYO) and Goodhood DJs. The evening event is guest list only and very limited so if you would like to attend please RSVP to with RSVP in the subject. Or alternatively head to the store on Saturday as every purchase will give you entry to the party… aint no party like a Goodhood party. All RSVPs will be added to the guestlist however the evening will operate on a first come first serve basis. If you are RSVPing for people other than yourself please include their email address.

MOCAtv present this excellent 22min doc on the art of Black Flag. Kicking off in Los Angeles talking to two founding members singer Keith Morris, and bass player Chuck Dukowski about what the scene was like in 1976 – setting the stage for the band’s formation, as well as the bands name, and the creation of the iconic four bars symbol. Raymond Pettibon talks also from his New York art studio about the band and artwork. There are also other appearances from Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and his love of the how the art, the music, and how the early LA scene impacted his own life and career. As well as a lengthly talk with Henry Rollins, a must watch

Today is Fathers Day, one day out of the whole year just for the Dads out there. Dads tend get a raw deal these days when it comes to who plays what on those long car journeys, family get togethers and jukebox requests. So for this special day we have enlisted the skills of the guys at Record Club for a special mix of the very best early 70s smashers to celebrate Father’s Day. Record Club was born out of the ashes of the popular ‘Dad’s Night’ at Dalston’s Alibi and is run by Marek Steven (Skill Wizard) and Louise Brown (Lady Evil). If you or your Dad enjoys the mix make sure to check out their monthly club night, more details here.

Track list

Wicked Lady – Run the Night
Shocking Blue – Send Me a Postcard
Aardvark – Copper Sunset
Dust – Chasin Ladies
Lucifers Friend – Ride the Sky
Stray – Only What You Can Make It
The Dark – Zero Time
The Rattles – Devil’s On The Loose
Captain Beyond – Mesmerization Eclipse
The Attack – Strange House
Carmen Maki & Blues Creation – Understand
Crystals – Time Out
Ten Years After – I’d Love To Change The World

These three things caught our attention this week. First up Sir Paul Smith talks to SHOWStudios about his career, retail, cycling and his casual stroll approach to business. Playboy present a wicked skate video shot by in house photographer Tony Kelly and features none other than skate legends Tony Alva, Stevie Williams, Arto Saari and Brandon Biebel. Lastly ambient beat producer Forest Swords treats us to a new track that coming out on Triangle records soon.