Mark Rowland speaks Dan Treacy, the front man with influential C86/punk group the Television Personalities about his return to making music, his much publicised mental and physical health battles, and the band's new album which is due out next year
With the first four Television Personalities LPs set for a reissue, Mark Rowland takes a look at their legacy
Barfly, London, 22/3/2006
At a busy night at the Barfly in London, Anthony Dhanendran watches the reformed Television Personalities play a sadly disappointing and shambolic show
Beautiful Despair (2018)
Erick Mertz examines 'Beautiful Despair', a 'lost' Television Personalities from 1990, which has finally come out on Fire Records.
And Dont The Kids Just Love It (2002)
All I remember about the first time I heard the Television Personalities is the vague sense of irritation I felt about the silliness of the song. It was 'Part Time Punks' from the 'Wanna Buy A Bridge'
Television Personalities (2010)
In our competition we have ten copies of a Television Personalities 23 song tribute album, 'All Those Times We Spent Together', from Canadian label The Beautiful Music to give away
A Memory is Better Than Nothing (2010)
Staggeringly good latest album from the Television Personalities, which despite the band and front man Dan Treacy's long history of bad luck, proves surprisingly optimistic and also possibly the group's best album to date
The Good Anarchist (2008)
Lo-fi vinyl only new single from the legendary Television Personalities
My Dark Places (2006)
Stunning first album in 11 years from the Television Personalities, which finds frontman Dan Treacy after a spell in prison still emotionally scarred but back on top songwriting form
Former Television Personalities guitarist TexasBob Juarez speaks to John Clarkson about his new Sparklestars project and his recently released fourth double album, 'Through the Looking Glass Darkly'.
Keith How talks to former Television Personalities and Swell Maps guitarist Jowe Head about his new solo album 'Widdershins', and is also given fascinating insights into his art and music.
Keith How talks to former Television Personalities and Swell Maps guitarist Jowe Head about his new solo album 'Widdershins', and is also given fascinating insights into his art and music,
Television Personalities' guitarist TexasBob Juarez speaks to John Clarkson about his debut solo album, 'On A Distant Shore', and the influence on it of both Syd Barrett and Television Personalities' front man Dan Treacy
Rapid Results College
John Clarkson speaks to Rob Boyd, the front man with C-86 /Dunedin Sound-inspired indie pop trio Rapid Results College, about their debut album, 'In City Light'
Interview Part 1
In the first part of a two part interview with indie pop outfit Rotifer, Ben Howarth speaks to Austrian front man Robert Rotifer about their recent album, 'The Hosting Couple', and the departure of Darren Hayman on bass to be replaced by Mike Stone from the Television Personalities
Mathew Sawyer and the Ghosts
Mathew Sawyer and the Ghosts have produced one of the finest debut albums of the year with the punky Folk Country 'Blue Bird's Blood'. Neil Palmer chats to Sawyer, who is both a working artist and the former drummer with the Television Personalities, about his music and his art
Legal Tender, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London, 6/1/2007
In the woefully inappropriate surroundings of the Legal Tender night at the the Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, Neil Palmer watches former Television Personalities' drummer Mathew Sawyer play a vulnerable, but emotive solo set to promote his and his band the Ghosts new album 'Blue Birds Blood'
Lift Off Mit Der Teenage Filmstars
In the latest in our Re : View series, in which writers look back on albums from the past, new Pennyblackmusic writer Cyrus Pearce examines the Teenage Filmstars 'Lift Off Mit Der Teenage Filmstars', which featured the Television Personalities' Ed Ball and came out on Creation in 1992
#5 - ‘We all have good intentions/ But all with strings attached’: Music and Mental Health Part 2
In his regular column ‘In Dreams Begin Responsibilities’, Steve Miles continues to looks at the issue of mental health and reflects on the positive effect of music and songs by The Gang of Four, The Fall, The Television Personalities, Black Uhuru, The Au Pairs and The Slits on his adolescence.