Dixie Ernill speaks to Morecambe-formed, but now Manchester-based band the Heartbreaks, whose music which takes the best elements from the Smiths, Orange Juice, C86 pop bands and sixties girl groups, seems set for major record label success
Producer, engineer and mixer Pete Weiss, back for a third interview with Pennyblackmusic, chats to John Clarkson about his new open concept studio Verdant which is based in New England, and his current three very different groups, the Weisstronauts, Sool and Orange Nichole
Interview Part 3
In the third and final part of our interview with Australian indiepop group the Lucksmiths, Tommy Gunnarsson talks to group members Tali White and Mark Monnone about their influences and songwriting
Cat on Form
Interview Part 2
In the second part of our interview with Brighton punk rockers Cat on Form, Mark Rowland chats to frontman Steve Ansell about politics, songwriting and cellos
Interview Part 2
In the second part of our three part interview with Tali White and Mark Monnone from the long-serving Australian indiepop group the Lucksmiths, they chat to tommy Gunnarsson about touring, and their plans for the next year.
Interview Part 1
In the first part of a two part interview, Tommy Gunnarsson speaks to Tali White and Mark Monnone from the long-serving Australian indiepop group the Lucksmiths about the art of songwriting, and why they prefer independent labels
Interview with Anthony Bautovich
Anthony Bautovich is best known for his work with the much-acclaimed power pop super group, the Orange Humble Band, but has also recently formed his own band the Forresters. He talks to John Clarkson about its debut album, 'Skin Deep'
It has been two years since the Newcastle-upon-Tyne group, Jumbo, first emerged on to the British independent music scene with its eclectic debut album, 'CB Mamas'. Released on a fledgling local label, Bright Orange Biscuit, 'CB Mamas' flits and shift
Orange Blossom 10
John Clarkson finds a three hour double DVD about the 10th Orange Blossom Special, the festival of the German label Glitterhouse, and which featured sets from the Walkabouts, the Great Crusades, Big Bang, Seachange and Robert Fisher of the Willard Grant Conspiracy, totally riveting
Night of Modern Psychedelia
Zaphod Beeblebrox, Ottawa, 27/2/2003
At the Zaphod Beeblebrox in Ottawa, Andrew Carver watches tight sets from American 60's loving acts the Orange Alabaster Mushroom, the Gripweeds, the Asteroid #4 and Outrageous Cherry
Re : View-Lucksmiths
A Good Kind of Nervous
Tommy Gunnarsson writes about the slowly evolving impact on him of Australian indiepop trio the Lucksmiths' 1999 album 'A Good Kind of Nervous'
Favourite Album-Orange Juice
You Can't Hide Your Love Forever
In the latest in our Favourite Albums series, in which a different one of our writers writes each month about an album of his or her choice, Gary Wollen describes the long-lasting impact on him of Orange Juice's seminal 'You Can't Hide Your Love Forever'