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NYC Downlow

NYC Downlow

Created to highlight excellence in homocentric dance music – vintage house, disco, soul and funk – the NYC Downlow was born at Glastonbury Festival in 2007. It’s a temporary, counter-cultural,…
Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

When I met Amy Winehouse in 2006, she was yet to become a global superstar, poster girl for rock and roll meltdowns or the most celebrated voice of a generation,…
Devlin

Devlin

Devlin joined Dagenham grime crew Outakers (O.T) in 2004, when he was 15. The release of Tales from The Crypt; a dark, smart inaugural mixtape found Devlin spitting gritty lyrics over…
My Heart Will Go On for Dion

My Heart Will Go On for Dion

I went to a Celine Dion concert and loved it. There. I’ve said it. Didn’t sound right. Doesn’t look right. But, it’s true. In fact, the entire evening, with its…
George Michael

George Michael

George Michael has died at his home at the age of 53. Firstly, he was a uniquely talented singer and songwriter. In addition, he was a scream inducing global pin-up,…
Hotwired

Hotwired

My first physical encounter with the world of leather and fetish was at the smoky circus of S&M known as The Colherne in Earl’s Court. Located at 261 Old Brompton…
Openings

Openings

The theme of ‘Openings’ fuelled the launch of Exhibitionists- the art and party revolution created by Denise The Lady. In honour of the occasion, it was time to reflect on…
Twisted- screening

Twisted- screening

In 1997, I wrote and recorded an underground techno record with producer/DJ Wayne G. The track was called ‘Twisted’. It’s a spoken word, kick-drum driven, stream of consciousness. It was…
Jessy Ares- Porn Idol

Jessy Ares- Porn Idol

Jessy Ares is a porn actor with a pop star streak. He can sing naked, dance up a storm and if required, entertain with circus skills. Jessy happened to be…