George Martin’s long lost psychedelic masterpiece – Theme One

George Martin, as you all know, was the master producer whose wizardry in Abbey Road Studio Two helped The Beatles create some of the finest music ever recorded. However it is a little know thing that Martin, whose birthday it is today, recorded a gem or two of his own. The most amazing piece is […]...More

features, Football

The ten most popular Premiership players – the ones you admire and respect

If you were to do a poll to find out who is the most popular player in the Premiership Robin Van Persie would probably win at canter given the billions of United fans across the globe who would vote for him. But is he really the most popular player in the Premiership? Thought not. So […]...More


CES 2013 key trend #1 Phones get even bigger. The Phablet hits six inches, nope make that seven

Those far eastern companies do love a competition or two. A few years back LG, Samsung and their Chinese rivals were all about creating the biggest Plasma TV. One would unveil a 70inch beast at a trade show only for their rival to hit back with an 80 inch screen at the next and so […]...More


CES 2013: It is gadgets week at Brandish

Aaah Las Vegas. Think Sin City and you are probably picturing Elvis in his jump suited burger-addicted 70s prime, Tom Jones cooking up a storm for the laydeez and a thousand British boxing hopefuls returning home with their tales between their legs. Vegas is, on a slightly less glamorous tip, the home of the convention […]...More

Advertorial, Tablets

Connected and on the go: The benefits of the iPad

Sponsored post In the current day and age, the average person needs to stay connected at all times. We rely on the internet for various reasons. Email, the latest news and many other services take place online and feature in our daily lives, often more than we probably realise or appreciate. With this in mind, […]...More


Goths looking awkward in everyday situations – genius Facebook page

If you have a spare few minutes check out this rather lovely new Facebook page. It is called Goths in Awkward Everyday Situations and features images and videos of our dark-hearted pals in normal boring everyday situations such as shopping, holding a baby, hanging by the pool etc. Its mantra is It can be hard […]...More


Vyconic’s Vintage Radiogram Coffee Table

We have featured Vyconic before on our best retro gadgets round up, but here’s another gem they have rustled up. Vyconic, basically designer Andrew Fitzgerald, specialises in breathing new life into old tech such as making clocks out of of a vintage record player or an old school PlayStation. His most ambitious project to date […]...More


Style Safari: ASOS’s stripey jumper £22

Want to look like Brian Jones in the mid 60s. Well personally I’d have trouble growing out a shaggy mop of blonde hair, but I can at least get the stripey jumper. It appears that Rugby style stripey sweaters are making a bit of a comeback with several stores including Gap offering them (and they […]...More


Arsenal rumours; M’Villa in, three heading for the exit

It seems like Arsene Wenger is homing in on one of his long term transfer targets. Caught Offside is reporting that the Gunners are close to signing Rennes combative midfielder Yann M’Vila. The website says Wenger is confident he can lure M’Vila to North London this month and will look to make the midfielder the […]...More

pick of the blogs

Hot stuff: The best 100 goals of 2012, NYE pics, top 30 iPad apps and more

Top stories from Brandish and our pals The top 10 newspaper apologies of 2012 Loads of feelgood New Year’s Eve pics 14 terrible toys – some very cool videos The 100 best goals of 2012 Classic GIF: Emmanuel Adebayor Hits Crossbar From Just Two Yards Out Got a new iPad/Nexus 7/Kindle Fire HD? Here are […]...More

Gallery, Tablets

Got a new iPad/Nexus 7/Kindle Fire HD? Here are the 30 apps to download first!

Got yourself a new tablet this Christmas. Chances are that you, or some in your home has taken delivery of a new iPad, iPad mini, Galaxy Tab, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD or one of those cheapo models that we like so much. The big question is then what apps should you download first? We […]...More


Transfer update – Liverpool sign Sturridge which means Ba move to Chelsea back on

Big news in the last hour. Liverpool FC have confirmed that they have signed Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge. There is no news yet on the terms of the deal but Sturridge has said “I am humbled and happy to be here. Brendan Rodgers said he sees me here for a long time – and I […]...More

Clothing, Gallery, News

Primark SS13 Menswear range revealed for the shoestring fashionista

After giving your wallet a post-Christmas womping, updating your wardrobe for Spring/Summer 2013 can often take a backseat while waiting for that January pay packet to land.  Thankfully, cheap-as-chips high street chain Primark are on hand to deliver some on-trend staples at pocket-money prices, revealing their SS13 menswear lookbook. Scroll down ...More

Accessories, Sportswear

2012 is over. Why it is time to stop wearing the Union Jack

Happy New Year everyone. Hope is it a great one for you all. 2012 was pretty special wasn’t it! Even if you don’t really like sports you couldn’t possibly fail to be moved by the events of the Olympics and the Paralympics and the amazing stories they generated. And as for the Jubilee, even as […]...More


Theo Walcott to sign new Arsenal contract. Wenger ends interest in Zaha, says Talksport

Talksport has an exclusive, which if proved true, could be one of the hottest transfer stories in January. They believe that Arsene Wenger is about to make his first signing of the window - Theo Walcott. They say “Reports have emerged from the Emirates that the former Southampton winger is ready to agree a new […]...More

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