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Interview (2021)

Primitives - Interview

Indie pop pioneers The Primitives are currently on the road on their Electric Acoustic tour which celebrates the release of boxset 'Bloom! The Complete Recordings 1985-92'. Guitarist/vocalist Paul Court chats to Richard Lewis about the group’s early days, chart success and returning to the stage.


Live Rooms, Chester, 12/9/2021

Primitives - Live Rooms, Chester, 12/9/2021

Indie pop progenitors The Primitives roll back the years with a career-scanning set delivered in breathless fashion. Richard Lewis reviews


Primitives - Primitives

Darren Aston photographs reformed 80's pop/punk act the Primitives at a show at the Liverpool Lomax

Relentless Garage, London, 24/3/2011

Primitives - Relentless Garage, London, 24/3/2011

Anthony Strutt finds the Primitives be on exciting form on their third reunion tour since reforming in 2009, but asks where the late 80's/early 90's pop punks go next


Galore (2015)

Primitives - Galore

Anthony Strutt reflects on the Primitives' underrated 1991 third album 'Galore', which has just been reissued in a double CD edition

Lovely (2013)

Primitives - Lovely

Anthony Strutt reflects upon 'Lovely', the debut album by the Primitives, which has just been released on CD for the first time


Spin-O-Rama (2014)

Excellent second comeback album from reformed 80's indiepop act, the Primitives

Everything’s Shining Bright: The Lazy Recordings 1985-87 (2013)

First-rate double compilation of early recordings from much loved Coventry-based indie pop/punk outfit, the Primitives

Echoes and Rhymes (2012)

Enjoyable, but somewhat bland comeback album of often little-known female-fronted cover songs from 80's indie pop act, the Primitives

Never Kill a Secret (2011)

Surprisingly introspective comeback EP from late 1980's pop punk act, the Primitives



Band Of Holy Joy
Interview Band Of Holy Joy - Interview

In our fifth interview with them, John Clarkson talks to Johny Brown, Inga Tillere and James Stephen Finn from London-based alternative/indie rock band the Band of Holy Joy about their remarkable latest album, ‘Neon Primitives’.

Blanche Hudson Weekend
Interview Blanche Hudson Weekend - Interview

At a rare London gig supporting the Primitives, Anthony Strutt speaks to Caroline and Darren from Leeds-based pop punk band the Blanche Hudson Weekend about their group's three EPs to date and forthcoming plans

Interview Miscellaneous - Interview

Influential punk/pop group the Primitives recently reformed after a nearly twenty year absence. Anthony Strutt speaks to singer Tracy Tracy and guitarist Paul Court about their late 80s chart success and getting back together


Gigantic Indie All Dayer Vol. 2
Academy, Manchester, 23/5/2015 Miscellaneous - Academy, Manchester, 23/5/2015

Billy Seagrave attends the second Gigantic All Dayer at the Manchester Academy and enjoys sets from the Primitives, Hurricane No. 1, the Gang of Four, Pop Will Eat Itself, the Inspiral Carpets and the recently reformed the High, who have got back together after an absence of twenty-two yers

Scared to Get Happy
229 , London, 22/6/2013 Miscellaneous - 229 , London, 22/6/2013

Coinciding with a five CD 1980's indie pop box set, Scared to Get Happy was a mini festival at 229 in London featuring ten bands of the era. Dixie Ernill enjoys sets from the Primitives and June Brides, and the return after a twenty year absence of his favourite band the Brilliant Corners

Fortuna Pop! Fifteen Years of Fun
Scala, London, 1/11/2011...3/11/2011 Miscellaneous - Scala, London, 1/11/2011...3/11/2011

At indie pop label Fortuna POP's fifteenth birthday celebrations, Anthony Strutt enjoys sets from among others Bearsuit, the Primitives, Tender Trap, Darren Hayman and Allo' Darlin'

Reverence 3
ICA, London, 18/9/2010 Miscellaneous - ICA, London, 18/9/2010

...while on its second he watches slots from the Primitives, the Blanche Hudson Weekend and the Primitives

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