Denzil Watson, the front man with long-serving Sheffield punk pop group RepoMen, talks to John Clarkson about forming Batman's Treaty, his first new band in twenty-five years.
John Clarkson speaks to Cambridge/London-based indie pop group the Pony Collaboration's vocalist and guitarist James Scallan about his band's recent return and their first album in nine years, ‘Everything Was Ages Ago'.
Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Irish folk pop group the Corrs about 'White Light', their first album in ten years, and their forthcoming appearance at Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire
John Clarkson talks to multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Stuart Kidd from rising 60's-influenced Glasgow-based folk/pop group the Wellgreen about running their own studio and label and also 'Grin and Bear It', their just released second album
My Life Story
Interview Part 1
In the first part of a two-part interview, Andy Cassidy talks to Jake Shillingford from London-based orchestral indie pop group My Life Story about his band's twentieth anniversary and their first full-scale UK tour
John Clarkson talks to Tim Rippington and Stephen Miles from Bristol-based indie pop group the Short Stories about how they met again after twenty years apart, their songwriting partnership and their three years-in-the-making fourth album, 'Send My Love to Everyone'
Anthony Strutt speaks to Liz Hunt, the vocalist and keyboardist with eight-piece Cardiff-based indie pop group the School, about her previous band the Loves and fronting such an extensive line-up
Dixie Ernill speaks to Elizabeth Morris, the Brisbane-born singer with much acclaimed London-based indie pop group Allo Darlin' about their just released second album, 'Europe'
In their third Pennyblackmusic interview, Anthony Strutt speaks to twee pop group Tender Trap about their musical history and forthcoming fourth album, 'Ten Songs About Girls'
Becca and The Broken Biscuits
Dixie Ernill chats to Becca Williams from Mancurian folk-pop group Becca and The Broken Biscuits about their soon-to-be-released second single, 'Maria', their local music scne and forthcoming appearance at the Manchester Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night on the 19th November
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
Rachel Williams speaks to indie pop group Tender Trap about their new line-up and first album in four years,'Dansette Dansette'
Electric Pop Group
Carl Booksetin cats to brothers Erik and Martin Aamot from Gothenburg-based indie pop act the Electric Pop Group about their just released new album, 'Seconds'
Australian indie pop group, the Lucksmiths, have recently announced their decision to split. Ben Howarth speaks to guitarist Marty Donald and bassist Mark Monnone at one of their farewell London shows about their band's long musical history and why they have decided to break up
Pains of Being Pure at Heart
New York-based indie fuzzy pop group the Pains of Being Pure at Heart recently released their self-titled debut album on Fortuna Pop and toured Britain for the second time. Rachel Williams meets with them in London to chat about touring with the Wedding Present and the influences on their music
Jamie Rowland chats to guitarist Andy Elliott from abstract indie pop group Das Wanderlust about the group's recent line-up problems and forthcoming debut album
At the Indietracks Festival in Derbyshire, Jamie Rowland talks to Edinburgh-based indie pop group ballboy, back for a third interview with Pennyblackmusic, about the state of radio and their first album in four years
Glaswegian indie pop group the Hermit Crabs released their debut album, 'Saw You Dancing', on Matinee Records last year. Dixie Ernill speaks to guitarist John Ferguson and vocalist Melanie Whittle about how they write their songs, the album and their plans for the future
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
Darren Aston photographs pioneering synth-pop group Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark over two galleries at Le Bataclan in Paris.
The Exchange, Bristol, 2/11/2013
Dixie Ernill watches massively underrated indie pop group the Brilliant Corners back after an absence of twenty years play an excellent set at The Exchange in Bristol
This Many Boyfriends
Deaf Institute, Manchester, 23/2/2012
Dixie Ernil finds that Northern indie pop group This Many Boyfriends grasp and replicate the the true spirit of C-86 perfectly in a chaotic, but energetic show at the Deaf Institute in Manchester
Oran Mor, Glasgow, 7/9/2010
Canadian collective and indie pop group the New Pornographers divide opinion amongst music critics and fans. Tony Gaughan watches them play a forceful set at the Oran Mor in Glasgow
Deaf Institute, Manchester, 21/3/2010
At the Deaf Institute in Manchester, Dixie Ernill watches Canadian indie pop group Hidden Cameras play a boisterous set, but, however, finding themselves eclipsed by a stunning performance from star-in-the-making, Josephine, their support act
Live at the Betsey Trotwood, London
Denver bubblegum pop group Dressy Bessy recently finished a brief tour of Britain. Olga Sladeckova describes the tour's last night at the group's label Track and Field's own pub-club, the Betsey Trotwood, in London.
Anna Gudaniec photographs American indie pop group fun. at the Islington Aacdemy in London.
Francois and the Atlas Mountains
Marie Hazelwood photographs French alt. pop group Francois and the Atlas Mountains at the Soup Kitchen in Manchester
Bill Gray takes photographs of folk/pop group the Dunwells at the Oran Mor in Glasgow