Music Video Friday: Roman Tam – Laserlights

Welcome to the YUK FUN music video Friday blog post. Today we feature Hong Kong disco powerhouse Roman Tam and his magical Laserlights (羅文 – 激光中). We couldn’t find the full length video anywhere so you’ll have to make do with this three minute snippet […]

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Music Video Friday: Block B – Her

Here at YUK FUN towers we have a healthy interest in music from all corners of the globe. Today our focus falls upon South Korea and Block B (블락비). If only British boy bands were as fun as these lads. The song is infectiously catchy, […]

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Stuff We Done: Vol. 2

Time for our occasional round-up things of culture that we’ve been doing lately. We read: NonNonBa by Shigeru Mizuki This comic book (graphic novel, manga, whatever you want to call it!) is a memoir detailing Mizuki’s childhood in Sakaiminato, Japan. His grandmother (the NonNonBa of the […]

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Music Video Friday: Inner City – Big Fun

It’s Good Friday – must be time for a four day weekend, which can only mean BIG FUN. This pumping dance track by Inner City, released in 1988 is guaranteed to get any party started.

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The story behind the design – Birds and cacti pattern

Today I will tell you the story behind the YUK FUN birds and cacti pattern, which features on our Birds and cacti T-shirt. I was raised in Suffolk, in a village close to a river, wood and some water meadows. I spent a lot of […]

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Music Video Friday: Shonen Knife – Chinese Disco

This is our favourite music video by Shonen Knife created by Rodney Alan Greenblat (who also did the artwork for the game Parappa the Rappa – anyone else remember this game?!). Let’s make this friday night as glorious as this chinese disco!  

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The story behind the design – Animal Faces pattern

Hello Everybody. Today I would like to tell you a bit more about our YUK FUN animal faces T-shirt. As an illustrator Patrick has always been a big fan of the mighty felt tip pen… Some examples include some huge felt tip drawings from his […]

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Music video Friday: Automatic Lover

Straight out the cosmos, it’s Dee D. Jackson with Automatic Lover. We had to choose something vaguely cosmic to share on eclipse day! This is a great slice of futuristic disco pop from the late 1970s, complete with great swooshing dance moves and a very realistic […]

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Music video Friday: Jonathan Richman special

It’s MUSIC VIDEO FRIDAY! This week is a Jonathan Richman special. Things we like about Jonathan Richman: his dancing, his childlike exuberance, his hysteria in the live version of ‘Ice Cream Man’ below, his songs about every day things, and his dancing again.   For […]

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Stuff we done: Vol. 1

Here’s the first edition of Stuff we done – a cultural round-up of things we’ve been watching, listening to and reading lately… We read: Arsène Schrauwen by Olivier Schrauwen Published by Fantagraphics, this is Patrick’s favourite graphic novel of last year. Olivier Schrauwen tells the […]

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