Among them are contortionists The Acrobattys, dog on a scooter Millie, jolly old-skool
rapper Tubby Boy, dance troupe Entity (right) and musical tribute act Fantasia.
ones, not the less-fun modern day machine gun-toting ones).
skateboarding classic 720deg is brought to mind by OlliOlli, a sidescrolling take on the sport which challenges you to chase high scores without breaking the bones of your pixellated boarder.
As well as a nod to the old-skool
, the boys also embrace everything from country, ska and hip-hop, to straight up pop chord progressions and incredibly, ridiculously catchy choruses.
Packed with 150 of the best old-skool
shooters and so on, it's a cracking present for the man who has everything except a massive games console.
Spokesman Leigh says: "We have DJs who used to play at Amnesia House, Eclipse and Bang-in Tunes, including Dobbo, who hasn't played in Coventry for 10 years and is going back to his roots with an exclusive old-skool
This hard-house and trance track from Germany has crossed over from the dance floors of Ibiza.They've already topped the charts throughout Europe, but Finland's premiere hip hop duo, Raymond Ebanks and DJ Gismo, just missed out on a UK No.1 with this cracking old-skool
what a mover 7 The legendary mouse busts some old-skool
hip hop moves.
911 kicked the evening's fun off and enraptured the audience with some of their old-skool
favourites such as Party People, Friday Night and Don't Make Me Wait.
The Key's Friday night Skookum sees two old-skool
legends taking to the decks.
CONTRAST seems to be the theme this week so let's jolt those genres again by introducing old skool dance giants Altern 8, who play at Back In The Day, the monthly old-skool
night at the Institute, in Cox Street, Coventry, this very evening.
It may have been conceived as a homage to old-skool
gaming but after decades of bland sci-fi storylines from Hollywood and several gaming landmarks such as Quake, James Bond and Halo, it doesn't even manage funny in a so-corny-it's-cool kind of way.
This 25-quid joystick features a staggering 60 old-skool
games and is cunningly disguised as a bog-standard controller.
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle has more fast, old-skool
Sonic action than you can shake a blue spike at.
We think they look better teamed with old-skool
Adidas rather than Victoria's usual Gucci handbag.