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Archive for the ‘1980s’ Category

  • Jauna Gaita – Cool Covers From Latvia

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    Sometimes minimal and simplistic graphic designs are the most effective way to sell your products, and here at VoEA we think this applies to these cool covers of Canadian-Latvian culture magazine Jauna Gaita (New Course) When the second world war finished...

  • New Shapes in Sound – Vox Adverts

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    Previously we’ve posted a few adverts for Vox in our The Who (and Others) Sell out feature. This time we’re dedicating a whole page to the company that created guitars with “New shapes in Sound” and manufactured amplifiers to produce...

  • Sue Lloyd – Sixties Suffolk Siren

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    Sue Lloyd was born in Aldeburgh, Suffolk so we’re particularly interested in her here at VoEA! One of our own as they say. Later on her family moved to Birmingham and she attended high school there. She went on to win a scholarship to the Royal Ballet...

  • The Haircut – A Short film starring John Cassavetes

    • 6029 Views • 1980s, FilmComments Off on The Haircut – A Short film starring John Cassavetes

    We are big fans of Mr Cassavetes here at VoEA, and are happy to present a short film starring the man himself. This isn’t an article about John Cassavetes, just a chance to share this often overlooked little gem. Although a relatively ‘cult’...

  • On My Radio – London Radio Ads for Movies

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    Whilst stumbling through the interweb the other day, we came across a Youtube member with a neat little collection of London radio ads for movies of the mid 70’s to mid 80’s (the golden age), so we decide to flag 10 up for you to enjoy. It’s...

  • De La Soul – Three Feet High and Rising Press Kit Video

    • 6533 Views • 1980s, Documentary, Food, MusicComments Off on De La Soul – Three Feet High and Rising Press Kit Video

    Fancy watching a bit of rare hip-hop footage from way back in March 1989? Yeah? Good, then settle down and check out this Press Kit video, essentially a promotional piece, detailing the history and influences behind De La Soul’s seminal debut release 3...

  • Soulful Press – Soul Magazine Covers

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    Here we have a collection of soul magazine covers, mainly culled from Soul Portraits collection on Flickr. There are foreign ones, amateur ones, new-ish ones, cutting edge ones, and 60’s/Northern inspired ones. Whatever your favourite soul period/vibe...

  • Notting Hill Carnival in The Seventies and Eighties

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    As this year’s Notting Hill Carnival looms on the horizon, we thought we’d treat you with two sets of pictures from the world famous London event that started way back in 1966. The first selection of candid photos were taken by photographer...

  • Gimme A Sign – Dublin’s Ambassador Cinema

    • 6888 Views • 1970s, 1980s, Architecture, Film1 Comment

    Recently in our Cinematic post we looked at various vintage movie theatres worldwide, this time we’re focusing on one – The Ambassador cinema in Dublin, Ireland. These photos of the cinema from the seventies and eighties display the artistic...

  • Retro Adverts From Japan

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    This isn’t the first time that we’ve featured vintage magazine adverts from Japan and this post probably won’t be the last either. However due to our non-existent Japanese reading and writing skills we do (accidentally) stumble upon these...