Recent Licences

Mo-Dettes of The Revolution

Mo-dettes were an all-female post-punk band, formed in 1979 by guitarist Kate Korris (an original member of The Slits and brief member of The Raincoats), bassist Jane Crockford, vocalist Ramona Carlier and drummer June Miles-Kingston. Their best-known song is the lo-fi ditty ‘White Mice’, used recently in Mothers Of The Revolution; a feature-length

Loved Your Last Letter

Quintessential English group The Marine Girls formed in 1980 when Tracey Thorn and Gina Hartman met to produce lo-fi post-punk before expanding their sound with the addition of the Fox sisters Jane and Alice later that year. Although Tracey went on to bigger things with Everything But The Girl, the Marine Girls’ second album Lazy

Souvenir From Tenth Avenue

Mick Ronson’s version of Slaughter On Tenth Avenue has been chosen to appear in the upcoming film The Souvenir Part II. Originally a ballet with music by Richard Rodgers, Mick chose the name as the title track to his debut solo album of the same name. The former lead guitarist

Resident Sounds

Oh, It Hertz! is a new feature documentary directed by Gunnar Hall Jensen. As Gunnar follows vocalist Laurie Amat in a revealing look at how sound affects us in ways unknown to most people; what neither of them expected was finding out how World War II and the

Chessboxing Gets Ejected!

Hailing from Dagenham, Essex, The Ejected were an early 80s punk band signed to Bristol label Riot City. Their fast-and-furious 1982 indie hit 'Have You Got 10p' appears in a newly released film, By Rook or Left Hook. Described as "Rocky meets The Queen's Gambit as

One More Black

Dave Grohl has created a new documentary film, What Drives Us. The film finds the Foo Fighters frontman exploring the mindset that compels musicians to leave behind everything and spend months touring the country in a tiny van. The documentary delves into "motivations, recounts personal anecdotes, and explores the physical

Silverhead Sold!

Firefly Lane is a popular new TV drama on Netflix, themed around "three decades, two friends, one hell of a story". Created by Maggie Friedman after the novel by Kristin Hannah, the series navigates the lives of two teenage girls in the 1970s, through to their adulthood in the early 2000s. Episode three

Hello New York!

If there’s a word to describe 1970’s UK rock band Hello, it’s glam. If there’s a word to describe American luxury fashion label Kate Spade New York, it’s glam. They might be opposite ends of each other’s spectrum but put them together and you get a masterclass

Action, Time… Voyage!

Mark Perry’s Alternative TV were pioneers of punk and Cherry Red are proud representatives for all of ATV’s Deptford Fun City recordings from 1977 to 1979. Although early singles ‘How Much Longer’ and Love Lies Limp’ have endured, their calling card is arguably their 1978 single ‘Action Time Vision’. This

Rainey Day Parade

Maxayn were an early 70s funk/soul band fronted by the charismatic vocalist Maxayn Lewis - imagine early Rufus crossed with Funkadelic. Between 1972 and 1974, they made three much-admired albums for Capricorn. Recently, Maxayn lent her powerful vocals to the critically acclaimed Netflix film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, a drama