In the random mix of photos of 80s and 90s bands at the Lawrence Watson exhibition, I happened upon this bitchin’ picture of Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force. Aren’t those white Wayfarers just sick? That’ how I want to look next time I go to Secret Sundaze. (Well I haven’t actually been there yet but when I do).
When I went to check out the Lawrence Watson music portraits exhibition in East London last week (Maverik Showroom, 68-72 Redchurch Street, E2), I fully expected to see a bunch of scruffy Hoxtonites quaffing the free vodka-apple-juices but the last thing I expected to stumble upon was the next Kim Gordon. This is thirteen year old bassist Isobel who is in a band called…er, The Band. That’s all I know about them right now but they absolutely blew everyone away with their funk-rock groove. How cool is she? I’m on a mission to find out more – I’ll keep you posted.