Every couple of decades fashion seems to come round again and with 80s fashion currently in full swing amongst the youngsters, some of the acts who made their name in that decade discuss the era with the Saatchi Gallery website.
Featured in the interview is Pete Astor (The Loft/Weather Prophets), Lawrence (Felt), Phil Wilson (June Brides) and Phil King (Lush/Felt/Jesus & Mary Chain).
You can read the article by clicking here.
Andy Bell of Ride & Oasis has guested on a new edition of the SPC ECO album. SPC ECO includes Dean Garcia and Debbie Smith of Curve in its line-up.
Swervedriver are to play a pair of London gigs prior to their ATP Nightmare Before Christmas performance.
The dates are:
Friday 27 November 2009 London ICA [tickets]
Saturday 28 November 2009 Relentless Garage [tickets]
After months of rumours, the news is now confirmed by Channel 4 Teletext:
A host of Creation Records bands are to play at London Roundhouse on November 2 to launch a new film, PS can reveal.
Upside Down, made by Document Films, is the official story of Alan McGee’s record label and will be in cinemas from November. Continue reading
Cherry Red are to re-issue six albums by The Times and Teenage Filmstars. Both are to be released as 3 albums in 2cd sets. Out on 24th August the sets feature the following albums:
The Times – E For Edward / Pure / Et Dieu Crea La Femm
Teenage Filmstars – Rocket Charm / Buy Our Record Support Our Sickness/ Bring Back The Cartel Continue reading
More Super Furries news from nme.com
Super Furry Animals have announced two gigs taking place this October.
The welsh band will head to Manchester and Glasgow for the gigs, and tickets go on sale this Friday (August 7) at 9am.
Super Furry Animals play:
Glasgow O2 ABC (October 15)
Manchester The Ritz (16)
Read the full story here.
From the antennascope mailing list:
(full electric set of ‘taste’ era material
featuring st deluxe)
Saturday 15th August 2009
The Captains Rest
185 Great Western Road
Monday 17th August 2009
Stephen Lawrie has also recently written an article about ‘the bands that built The Telescopes’ which you can read by clicking here.