Interview with David Gedge (2002)
Cinerama are back with a new album 'Torino'. In an extensive interview Tommy Gunnarsson takes the opportunity to catch up with frontman David Gedge to talk about it, Ukranian folk music, and his years with the legendary the Wedding Present
David Gedge, founder of Cinerama and erstwhile The Wedding Present front-man didn’t lean back on the sofa and put his hands behind his head. Nor did he stroll into the café, order a coffee – black –
New York Knitting Factory, 21st May 2001
Honestly, I didn’t even want to go to the Cinerama concert.
It was the last day of my life as I knew it, and it wasn’t going well. With nine people crammed into our 5-bedroom flat, we’d had to arrange a shower schedule – which meant I woke up at 6:4
Fine fourth album from Cinerama, the first since 2002's 'Torino', which finds David Gedge and his bandmates reworking the Wedding Present's latest album with an orchestra
John Peel Sessions Season 2 (2003)
Second collection of sessions recorded for Radio 1 DJ John Peel between 2000 and 2001 by former Wedding Present star David Gedge's current band, Cinerama
Cinerama, featuring David Gedge who used to be in the Wedding Present, appear to have fitted nicely into the group of bands that, despite reasonable sales and regular slots on John Peel, don't seem to
Disco Volante (2001)
The ever-nimble David Gedge has once again plucked the sweetest fruit from the tree of musical possibility with the release of Cinerama’s second album, Disco Volante – a follow up to 1998’s pop sparkl
Wedding Present frontman David Gedge speaks to Andrew Twambley about ‘Locked Down and Stripped Back’, his band’s new album of home recordings and reworked material from its back catalogue.
Interview with David Gedge
Cila Warncke chats to David Gedge from indie rockers the Wedding Present about his decision to move permanently to America and band's new album, 'Valentina'
The Wedding Present have just released their latest album, 'El Rey'. Front man David Gedge talks to Mark Rowland about it, an eighteen month period living in Los Angeles and his recent return to Britain
Mark Rowland reflects on the first decade of the Wedding Present's career, who are about to have their first six albums, from 1987's 'George Best' to 1996's 'Saturnalia', reissued in deluxe three CD and DVD boxsets
Lowry, Salford, 11//9/2016
Dixie Ernill watches the Wedding Present play a rare all-seater gig at the Lowry Theatre in Salford in which they performed all of their new album 'Going, Going...' in its entirety accompanied by a backdrop of specially made films
Midland Railway Centre, Butterley, Derbyshire, 24/7/2015
Dixie Ernill is impressed by the first night of the Indietracks Festival which saw sets from Cinerama, the School and Fever Dream
King George's Hall, Blackburn, 8/11/2014
Dixie Ernill finds the Wedding Present surprisingly off form at a show At the King George's Hall in Blackburn on their latest UK tour in which every night they played their fourth album, ‘Watusi’, in its entirety
O2 Academy, Leicester, 30/10/2013
Anthony Strutt finds the Wedding Present on strong form at a show in Leicester in which they played in their entirety all twelve singles that they released across 1992 and which eventually made up their 'Hit Parade' compilations
At the Edge of the Peaks
Picturehouse, Holmfirth, 26/8/2012
Dixie Ernill finds the Wedding Present's one day festival At the Edge of the Peaks in Holmfirth to be excellent, which also saw sets from reformed 80's indie rockers Cud, David Ford and David Gedge's other group Cinerama
At the Edge of the Peaks
Picturehouse, Holmfirth, 29/8/2011
Despite slight sound problems, Dixie Ernill enjoys the Wedding Present's mini festival At the Edge of the Peaks at the Picturedome in Holmfirth which also includes sets from Darren Hayman and Cinerama, frontman David Gedge's other project
Picture Dome, Holmfirth, 26/8/2010
Supported by their own side project Cinerama, Dixie Ernill watches the Wedding Present play a passionate set at a show to celebrate the 21st anniversary of their 'Bizarro' album at the Picture Dome in Holmfirth
Double Door, Chicago, 16/4/2010
At the Double Door in Chicago, Lisa Torem watches the Wedding Present on an American tour to celebrate their 1989 'Bizarro' album and in which it was performed in full each night play and exuberant, powerful show in front of an excitable and fanatical audience
Tower Lounge,Blackpool, 27/7/2008
In a rare appearance in Blackpool at its Tower Lounge venue, Dixie Ernill watches David Gedge's durable the Wedding Present play an energetic, excellent set
Picturedrome, Holmfirth, 31/3/2007
In the unusual venue of the Holmfirth Picturedrome, Helen Tipping enjoys an impressive mixture of old and new songs from the reformed Wedding Present
Fibbers, York, 9/7/2006
On the first of their last batch of gigs for the foreseeable future, Dixie Ernill watches David Gedge's reformed Wedding Present play a manic and powerful set to an ecsatstic audience at Fibbers in York
Forum, Tunbridge Wells, 25/3/2005
The Conway Story have named themselves after 17th century philosopher, Anne Conway. Ana Grabov in Tunbridge Wells finds them "just too tryingly melancholic to listen to for an entire set"
Manchester Academy 3, Manchester, 21/2/2005
At an audience largely dominated by over excited middle aged men, Mark Rowland watches the reformed Wedding Present play a flawless set to an exuberant crowd, but sees David Gedge's Cinerama songs go down less well
Ten Songs That Made Me Love...
Cila Warncke, who has written for Pennyblackmusic since 2001, reflects on ten compelling songs that have served as her 'spaceship' over the years, as well as markers of time, and tracks by artists including Cinerama, Pulp, Patti Smith and Prince.