Ride Out: The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2017
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, with the 2017 event looking set to be the most popular and ambitious affair to date.
The Ballad of Justin and Twiggy
Great rake and sixties face Justin de Villeneuve recounts how he met, invented, loved and lost the world’s first supermodel, Twiggy.
A Class Of Their Own: The Cockney Uprising
The eastern section of the British capital, and the working class accent associated with it, has been strangely prolific when it comes to spawning cultural icons. So what’s the Bobby Moore with that eh, guv?
Invest: Kevil’s BMW R100/7 Street Scrambler Z
Kevin Hill, proprietor of Kevil’s Speed Shop, doesn’t just fabricate custom motorcycles; he creates rolling works of mechanical art that rival the builds of any workshop on the planet.
Paul Simonon: The Clash’s Ace of Bass
Without him, The Clash would still have been a great band, but with him they became iconic. Paul Simonon was built for rock ‘n’ roll and his cultural influence is felt to this day.
Iron Jaw: Johnny Harris
Writing and starring in his latest gritty thriller, Jawbone, Johnny Harris sits down with The Rake to discuss addiction and the importance of teamwork.
Six Things To See And Do At London Craft Week
The Rake presents a carefully considered edit of the most interesting, intriguing and indulgent events on at this year’s London Craft Week.
Jarvis Cocker: A Different Class
“The great thing about music is that anybody can do it”, Jarvis Cocker once said. But if Cocker is the one setting the bar, we’d hate to test the theory of Pulp’s lyrical frontman.