Dominic Simpson speaks to Glen Johnson, the front man with London-based art rockers Piano Magic about his decision to disband the group after twenty years together, their final album 'Closure' and the recent farewell gig.
Raf and O
Dominic Simpson speaks to Raf Mantelli from South London-based elecro-acoustic duo Raf and O, who will be performing at the next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night, about their history and soon-to-be-released new album
The Black Site are a new raw blues/avant-garde rock duo which features ex-members of Madam and Sophia. Dominic Simpson talks to them about their forthcoming appearance at our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night
Dominic Simpson speaks to Adam Franklin, the front man with 1990's Oxford-based cult alternative rock outfit Swervedriver about their reformation and 'I Wasn't Born to Lose You', their first album in almost two decades
Dominic Simpson talks to Leeds-based musician Dominic Deane about his evocative instrumental project TEN, whose music combines modern classicism and post-rock
Dominic Simpson chats to fuzz bassist Adam John Miller from London/Leeds-based lo-fi indie pop/Krautrock trio T.O.Y.S. about their two EPS to date and how its members balance playing in it with being in two cities and also having various other groups
Ninety Nine Tales
Justin Paton, the front man with London-based band NOW talks to Dominic Simpson sbout his group's experimental edge, it constantly evolving music and its forthcoming appearance at our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night in November
Peter Fij/Terry Bickers
Peter Fij was the front man in Adorable and Polak, and Terry Bickers the guitarist in the House of Love and Levitation. The new duo, who will be playing the next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night, reflect on their years on Creation Records and forthcoming debut album, 'Broken Hearted Surgery'
Dominic Simpson talks to Mark Kluzek, the front man with alt.rockers the Doomed Bird of Providence, who will be playing the Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night in Herne Hill, London on October 29th, about the influence of Australia's savage early history on 'Will Ever Pray', the band's debut album
Pains of Being Pure At Heart
New York-based indie pop band the Pains of Being Pure at Heart's vocalist and songwriter Kip Berman speaks to Dominic Simpson about 'Belong', his groundbreaking group's second album
Hall of Mirrors
Dominic Simpson chats to Jessica Spencer from London-based group the Hall of Mirrors, who will be playing the Pennyblackmusic Bands Night on the 26th March, about her band's unique blend of sixties and seventies space-age pop
Altai Rockets is the new band of Madam and Sophia bassist, Nick Bergin. Dominic Simpson speaks to him about his band's brooding indie guitar sound and their forthcoming appearance at the Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night at the Half Moon in Herne Hill, South London, which will be only their second gig
Dominic Simpson speaks to the critically acclaimed and autumnal-toned the Clientele about their five albums, various EPs and the impact that their native London has had on their work.
Dominic Simpson talks to distorted country blues artist The Rebel, who will soon be opening the Pennyblackmusic Bands Night, about his musical career
Damon And Naomi
Dominic Simpson speaks to husband-and-wife team and art rock duo Damon and Naomi before a show at the Luminaire in London about their time with lo-fi psychedelic rockers Galaxie 500 and their own subsequent hightly acclaimed career since then
Comets On Fire
After a one-off gig at the Luminaire in London, Dominic Simpson speaks to Erthan Miller from much acclaimed Californian garage/psychedelic act Comets on Fire about his band and its members' other successful projects
MV & EE with the Golden Road
At a concert at the Luminaire in London, Dominic Simpson speaks to Matt Valentine, one half of psychedelic folk duo MV & EE, about his group's three albums and many other unoffical albums, and his decision to relocate it from New York to Vermont
Six Organs Of Admittance
Guitarist Ben Chasny, who also plays in Comets on Fire and lots of other act, talks to Dominic Simpson about his psych-folk project Six Organs of Admittance and its new album, 'Shelter from the Ash'
Since 1989 Philadelphia space rock act Bardo Pond have recorded countless albums and toured alongside the likes of Mogwai,Dinosaur Jr and Acid Mothers Temple. Guitarist Michael Gibbons chats to Dominic Simpson about the band's latest album 'Ticket Crystals' and the band's unique methods of recording
The Early Years' orgasmic effects and reverb-driven drone noise workouts have cemented their position as one of the most exciting live acts from London around. Dominic Simpson speaks to them about their self-titled, debut album
Michigan-based industrial noise trio Wolf Eyes recently toured Britain. Dominic Simpson talks to them in London are about their ferecious sound and obsession with heavy metal
And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
Texas group ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead have developed a reputation for both their ferocious live shows and interest in abstract art. Dominic Simpson talks to band member Conrad Keely about their new album, 'Worlds Apart'
Comets On Fire
Santa Cruz psychedelic rockers Comets on Fire recently toured Europe. Dominic Simpson talks to guitarist Ethan Miller about playing with with Julian Cope, and the band's recent British appearances
Evocative and haunting, Copenhagen are one of the more unorthodox bands based in London. Dominic Simpson speaks to members Neil Henderson and Kirsa Wilkenschildt about the group's confessional, orchestral baroque sound and their new album, 'Sweet Dreams'
Pere Ubu are currently touring Britain performing a live soundtrack to the classic sci-fi film, 'It Came from Outer Space'. Frontman David Thomas talks to Dominic Simpson about it