Archive 2018 — music RSS



Songs for Winter

Tunes to Cheer Through the Chill Welcome back to the Huckle blog. January is a miserable month so we’re livening things up with some great music from the Huckle playlist. As always, a nod to Huckle barber Marshal for his tuneful choices. You might be broke, fat and jealous of everyone who’s buggered off to Thailand, but never mind. Just stick your headphones on and revel in these eclectic flavours. And don’t worry if you’re rich, ripped and revelling overseas. You too can enjoy the selection. We’re democratic like that. Play on.   1. For a romantic dinner A Night of Love - Jimmy Carter and Dallas County Green Smooth 70s Country to bring heat to your heart as you...

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The Perfect Night Out in East London

Hedonistic Happenings We’re hurtling towards Christmas. Party season is almost upon us. If you need inspiration for the perfect night out in East London, we’ve got you covered in this post. There are so many banging places to choose for a night out in East London we could write a book. But we haven’t. Instead we’ve kept it super simple with just two options for each of the following categories: Eat, Drink and Dance. You could select one from each category for a truly epic night or simply pick one venue and spend the whole evening there. Now we’re done micromanaging your social life — on with the list. Eat Bright Bright is brought to you by the people behind...

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Songs for Autumn

Mellow Vibes from the Huckle Playlist It’s autumn, dude. Has been for three whole days now. About time we hit you with another dose of sweet music from the Huckle playlist then. Gone are those carefree summer times. Afternoons that stretch into evenings into what feels like eternity. Now dawdling dwindles and workers rush home ever quicker. No reason to linger when the temperature drops and grey skies press us to the concrete. But wait, there are many wonders ahead. Put away your shorts and retrieve your favourite jackets and knitwear. Autumn is a much more interesting time, sartorially speaking. Now is the season of long walks and pub lunches. Think of those crisp days with a Simpson’s blue sky...

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Songs for Summer

Sweet Tracks from the Huckle Playlist The longest day of the year has passed. The days will keep shortening until the Winter Solstice on 21 December. Sounds gloomy, right? That might be factually accurate, but what’s also true is that it’s now officially summer. Summer is all about barbecues, beer gardens, and, this year, the World Cup. Despite captain Kane twice falling victim to Tunisia’s goalmouth wrestlers, England got their campaign off to a good start. Now all eyes turn to the Panama game on Sunday. Summer is also about sleeping with the windows open and listening to the sounds of wild London in full swing. Whether you feel like joining the madness or buying earplugs, this selection of bangers...

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Best Family Friendly Festivals

Relive Your Glory Days Why should adults have all the fun? And why should festivals become a memory once you start breeding? No reason. More and more festivals are putting kids activities front and centre, without alienating the adults who pay. It’s spring, thoughts are turning to summer, so on this page we present ten of the best family friendly festivals. Festivals are magical. They offer freedom, spontaneity, an escape from structure and routine. You can leave your professional hat at home and simply cut loose. Silliness is encouraged. Boredom is banned. They’re safe spaces where we can live how we wish we did. Seeing your kids experience that for the first time is priceless. Don’t get us wrong, festivals...

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