The Quietus: Attic Thieves
Saturday, 20th December 2008
Despite their association with kerazee cross-over comedy superstars the Mighty Boosh, Attic Thieves is perhaps unlikely to propel the Ralfe Band into the nation's living rooms like their appearances in the hit comedy.No matter. It's not as if...
Tuesday, 18th November 2008
Hey folks, hope it’s all rollin easy. I’ve been meaning to write a little bit about an amazing show that I had the pleasure of seeing and playing a part in, (in a super small way). I went to the Africa Express show a few weeks ago at Koko in...
Mr David Viner back online
Saturday, 25th October 2008
Mr. David Viner has launched a new website today.Get on over and have a browse.www.mrdavidviner.com
BBC on '... murder of crows"
Sunday, 7th September 2008
Although everyone thinks he's American, this Kingston-On-Thames native who lives in Devon has been feted by the twang crowd for years, namely from the stomp of his Peter Bruntnell Combination back in the mid-90s, but this something of a different...
Felice in the UK
Wednesday, 3rd September 2008
They came, they saw, they conquered! The Brothers Felice played a raucous week of shows that made many a new friend across seven sold out shows. They did find the time to drop in on a few radio stations as well for all of those who couldn’t get...
Peter in US Amplifier magazine
Tuesday, 2nd September 2008
You'd be forgiven for thinking that Peter Bruntnell is American. For a start, although he isn't too keen on the expression, the songs and structures on his most recent CD, the best-selling "Normal For Bridgwater" fit firmly into the "alt-country"...
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...
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!" -...
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...
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...