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Ahead of the final upcoming UK tour Dastardly talks to original Love guitarist Johnny Echols about his time playing with one of the most critically acclaimed bands of the 1960s.

Tommy Stinson

Dastardly interviews Replacements and Guns n’ Roses bass legend Tommy Stinson about his storming new album with Bash and Pop, ‘Anything Could Happen’


Dastardly travels to the D'Stassi gallery in Shoreditch to hear legendary rock photographer Bob Gruen talk about some of the iconic images on display in a new exhibiton.

Fontaines DC
Husker Du

Dastardly finds the second LP from Dublin 5-piece Fontaines D.C. splices hypnotic lyrics with rhythmic driving passion
Dastardly attends the premiere of a frank but endearing new documentary about New Zealand band The Chills and their frontman Martin Phillipps
Dastardly joins the Time Team crew on a dig through the archive of US punk/alt.rock icons Husker Du with 'Savage Young Du', a new three CD box set.
Dastardly finds the new Beatles documentary by director Alan G. Parker is big on fact, short on music and reveals a 'fascinating panoramic view'

Live Reviews

Jimmy Webb
Big Joanie
Hollywood Brats

Dastardly watches a captivating performance by Jimmy Webb proving he’s as skilled a raconteur as he is songsmith.
Dastardly braves the January cold for some heartwarming DIY punk rock from London three-piece Big Joanie.
Dastardly watches the first gig by proto-punkers Hollywood Brats for almost half a century.



In our column 'The Image That Made Me Weep', in which our writers write about the impact of a particular photo or image on them, Dastardly writes about how the sleeve of a Deep Purple 'Greatest Hits' album made him fall in love with the Fender Stratocaster guitar.
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Dastardly reflects on his ten favourite tracks from 1988.

Goats Head Soup
Bob Mould
Pink Floyd

Dastardly in 'Ten Songs That Made Love...' reflects on all ten songs on the Rolling Stones' 1973 masterpiece, 'Goats Head Soup'.
Dastardly writes about his favourite songs by solo artist and ex-Husker Du and Sugar front man Bob Mould in 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...'
In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Dastardly writes about his all-time favourite guitar chord changes
In 'Gig of a Lifetime', Dastardly writes of attending his first ever gig, one of Pink Floyd's legendary 'The Wall' shows at Earls Court in London in 1980


Desperate Journalist
Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something
Ghost Music
L A Salami

Fourth LP from dynamic 80s postpunk-inspired Londoners Desperate Journalist proves to be a belter
Thrilling debut album from South London's finest DIY genre-blending glampunkers jemma Freeman and the Cosmic Something
Ghost Music travel through space and time to present day Southend and stun the locals with a blissful 90's infused debut
Explosive and angry long-awaited debut album from London-based singer-songwriter and musician L A Salami

Apple Rabbits
Bob Mould
Crystal Stilts

Adventurous singer-songwriter Apple Rabbits fuses both electronica and classical composition on new EP
Fantastic return to form on new solo album from former Husker Du and Sugar front man, Bob Mould
Enticing space rock on ninth album from reformed New Zealand-formed act, Bailterspace
Slowed-down but compelling third album from acclaimed Brooklyn-based post-punk band, Crystal Stilts

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