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.

The Telescopes

From the antennascope mailing list:

THE TELESCOPES
(full electric set of ‘taste’ era material
featuring st deluxe)
+ST DELUXE

Saturday 15th August 2009
The Captains Rest
185 Great Western Road
Glasgow

Monday 17th August 2009
Sneaky Pete’s
73 Cowgate
Edinburgh
EH1 1JW

Stephen Lawrie has also recently written an article about ‘the bands that built The Telescopes’ which you can read by clicking here.

From the ATP website.

We are thrilled to announce the latest bands to be confirmed for the my bloody valentine curated Nightmare Before Christmas. We know you have been eagerly waiting for new additions – so we are very happy to be able to finally reveal Primal Scream, Yo La Tengo, Brightblack Morning Light and Serena Maneesh have today been added to this already incredible bill. Continue reading