Stuff what we like...
THE "EXCLUSIVE" FANZINE : Stoke's finest tome of alternative stuff and general fanzine-ness. You may even find stuff written by Matty Mittens himself if you look hard enough.
THE MUSIC ROOM : The bestest record shop in the area. Loadsa second hand, rare and just generally ace records.
BLUE CHIP STUDIOS : The best goddamn studio in Staffordshire goddamit. Not just coz we rehearse there either.
RED SPOT MUSIC : If you're in a band go here now! A top organisation who help us out.
FUZZPOP RECORDS: Great label....7"s from the likes of the legendary AV, plus photographs.
AQUAVISTA : The kings of treble/reverbbbbb.
THE TRACK AND FIELD ORGANISATION: Go here if nowhere else! Buy music from Great Lakes/The Loves/Dressy Bessy/Saloon/Kicker/Tompaulin etc.etc...
GREAT LAKES: Californian scuzzy pop maestros (check out 'Conquistadors' 45 on Track And Field).
LIVID : They , like, rock. And they're our fwends, awwwwww.
URUSEI YATSURA : Sadly defunct lo-fi legends, but a new band is on the horizon featuring ex-members of Urusei. Visit this site for the lowdown.
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: the best tv program ever! Check out this unofficial site.
HEFNER: One of Ian's favourite bands, from London.
PRINCESS HEADBUTT: a bit like Stereolab, and rather, like, ace!
DROWNED IN SOUND: A fantastic E-Zine...check out The Mittens profile page!
KAYTRONIKA: Brilliant music site named after a Yatsura song!
DOUGLAS COUPLAND: Exceptional Canadian author -check out his novels, particularly 'Generation X' and 'Girlfriend In A Coma'.
NON RETURNABLE: Billy Feech's (see our guestbook) band.
CHRIS T-T: Songwriting genius- "it only took one match to burn down Kelly Jones"-oh yes!
THE TALBOT HOTEL, STOKE: The bestest venue in the world, ever!
The look of this site keeps a'changing just to keep you guessing!
*Mittens have moved house*