Interview with Malcolm Eden Part 2 (2002)
Now the band started to feel that they couldn't achieve much more, and a split up was not very far away. But despite this, they released what was to be their last album in April 1990, 'Banking, Violen
Interview with Malcolm Eden Part 1 (2002)
"Oh, human life, we would like to value it / But if there's no profit in it, what's the point?"
Few persons have had the ability to say as much in two minutes as Malcolm Eden did with his lyrics
The Enraged Will Inherit the Earth (2020)
In our 'Re:View' section, in which our writers examine albums from the past, Tommy Gunnarsson reviews Iionic British Marxist indiepop band McCarthy’s 1989 second album, ‘The Enraged Will Inherit The Earth’, which is being reissued in an expanded vinyl edition.
I am the Wallet (2015)
Almost thirty years after its initial release, UK label Optic Nerve is re-releasing jangly left-wingers McCarthy's debut album 'I am a Wallet' on vinyl with a lot of bonus tracks. Tommy Gunnarsson reflects on what is his favourite album ever
I am a Wallet (2002)
In the mid eighties, indiepop was at it's height in the UK. Bands like The Smiths sold lots of records (at least in their native country), and their strong fanbase turned their gigs into riot scenes.A
Asha McCarthy tells Malcolm Carter about 'Epitaph', a shining beacon of an album that came from a place of darkness
Interview with Tim Gaines
Stereolab's Tim Gaines first band was 80's political indiepop group McCarthy. Tommy Gunnarsson speaks to him about it, and the band's three albums