Peter Bruntnell on Buckett of Brains cover

Tuesday, 26th August 2008

Issue #64"The Peter Bruntnell Combination," claims the blackboard, wonkily. "Free entry before 9.30."You check the clock. Why not? After all, nothing to lose. Down in the gloom the band appear. The man with the un-rock name has an acoustic guitar...

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Last Days of Wonder

Sunday, 15th June 2008

A collection of clippings from The Handsome Family album 'Last Days of Wonder'."An unqualified triumph" - Uncut"a collection of mini masterpieces" - The Independent On Sunday"they imply the wild things at civilisation's edge - brilliant!" -...

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They shoot music

Thursday, 22nd May 2008

"Hi, how are you doing, buddie?"Robert Fisher addresses the grayed shepherd dog in an old lady’s wintergarden in an outskirt of Vienna. The lead singer and mastermind of Willard Grant Conspiracy – a California-based collective with up to...

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Show #53: The Handsome Family

Monday, 13th February 2006

As I wrote yesterday, I received my introduction to The Handsome Family on Friday night and enjoyed every minute of it. I immediately set out to find some of their shows the following day and succeeded. Ergo they get the nod this week.The...

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