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Style May 2020
Not just a jazz genius, Miles Davis was also a sartorial chameleon, easily carrying off the Ivy League Look and slim-cut European suits with ass-kicking charm.
Pleasure April 2020
The Rake’s Editor Tom Chamberlin reveals his classical music picks for isolation, whilst carefully considering the mood you find yourself in.
The Rake’s founder Wei Koh reveals his top music picks for isolation and he also confesses that lockdown has dramatically reversed his thoughts on a certain English rock band from Liverpool.
Icons July 2018
Given what you read about Hollywood stars, one might expect that a chart-topping, Oscar-winning, silver-tongued, good-looking comedic genius would, in reality, not live up to the sum of his parts.…
Icons October 2017
With the release of his first solo album, The Rake looks back (not in anger) at the career of 2017’s favourite Gallagher brother.
Style August 2017
The history of the Dr. Martens boot is full of surprises, but what remains inevitable is their enduring utilitarian appeal and fearless attitude.
Icons August 2017
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.
Style July 2017
Gene Kelly’s two-toned loafer-clad feet are some of the most celebrated in early cinema, but it wasn’t just his shoes that tapped into a new era of style.
Icons May 2017
Elvis might be more well-known for his eccentric stage attire, yet his early style of the 1950s is the stuff of legend.
Icons April 2017
“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.
Icons March 2017
Transgressor of genres, pioneer of rock ‘n’ roll, and the man Sir Mick Jagger credits with blowing “life into our dreams of being musicians” – The Rake honours rock deity Chuck Berry.
Code March 2017
For roughly six-times the price of a brand new iPhone 7, you can pick up a pair of headphones which will make the Mp4s it puts out sound like a celestial choir in Heaven’s own opera house.