Anthony Dhanendran - Interviews

James Yorkston And The Athletes

James Yorkston And The Athletes - Interview

Anthony Dhanendran speaks to folk singer James Yorkston about his third and latest album 'The Year of the Leopard Song', his musical and other influences, and his recent decision to play shorter tours

House Of Love

House Of Love - Interview

Back together to play some 'Don't Look Back' shows and having had their first EP and album just reissued, Anthony Dhanendran chats to Guy Chadwick from the House of Love about his influential band's destruction in the 1980's by the recording industry itself and their future recording plans


Grinderman - Interview

Anthony Dhanendran attends a press conference with Grinderman, the new band of Nick Cave and Dirty Three and Bads Seeds violinist Warren Ellis, at which they talk about their self-titled debut album and their first ever live performance at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival


Tungg - Interview

Tunng's song-driven folk electronica albums has won them ectastic acclaim, especially for their second album 'Comments of the Inner Chrous'. Anthony Dhanendran catches up with singer/lyricist Sam Genders and producer Mike Lindsey in London on their first ever tour.


Miscellaneous - Interview

Siberian rockers and throat singers Yat Kha have just released 'Re-Covers', an album of covers of songs by largely British artists including Led Zeppelin and Joy Division. Anthony Dhanendran talks to front man Albert Kuvezin about it

Pere Ubu

Pere Ubu - Interview with David Thomas

Pere Ubu have just re-released their 2002 album 'St Arkanas' and are about to embark on a new British tour. Frontman and founder David Thomas chats to Anthony Dhanendran

Scout Niblett

Scout Niblett - Interview

Nottingham-born but now American-based hardcore singer-songwriter Scout Niblett has just released her third album 'Kidnapped by Neptune'. She talks to Anthony Dhanendran about moving to America and the new album

David Kitt

David Kitt - Interview

Much acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter David Kitt has recently released a collection of cover songs, 'The Black and Red Notebook'. On the eve of a British tour, he chats to Anthony Dhanendran about it and his four album career

Ella Guru

Ella Guru - Interview

Fragilely melodic, but sprawling Liverpool act released one of the albums of the year with their debut album, 'The First Album'. Frontman John Yates speaks to Anthony Dhanendran about it, and the band's new single 'Park Lane Speakers'

Misty's Big Adventure

Misty's Big Adventure - Interview

Quirky Birmingham eight piece Misty’s Big Adventure have just released their debut album. Frontman Grandmaster Gareth talks to Anthony Dhanendran about it and the band's eight year history

Wonder Stuff

Wonder Stuff - Interview with Miles Hunt

One of the big names of the early 90's, the Wonder Stuff have recently reformed and have a new album, 'Escape from Rubbish Island' out. Frontman Miles Hunt chats to Anthony Dhanendran about the new album and being back together

I Am Kloot

I Am Kloot - Interview with Jonny Bramwell Part 2

In the second part of our interview with acclaimed Manchester group I am Kloot, frontman Jonny Bramwell talks to Anthony Dhanendran about playing Glastonbury and the band's recent collaboration with Doctor Who actor Christopher Eccleston

I Am Kloot

I Am Kloot - Interview with Jonny Bramwell Part 1

One of the leading lights of the Manchester music scene, I am Kloot recently played a one-off show in London . In the first of a two part interview frontman Jonny Bramwell speaks to Anthony Dhanendran about his band's hard touring schedule

Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley - Interview

Also a member of cult electronica group Fridge, Adem has recently released his debut solo album 'Homesongs' and has been touring it up and down Britain. He speaks to Anthony Dhanendran about his new solo career

Fonda 500

Fonda 500 - Interview

Battling against the perils of a soundcheck and an over enthusiastic DJ, Anthony Dhanendran's interview with Fonda 500 at a recent London gig goes disastrously wrong, but still manages to come to a happy conclusion

Phobos 3

Phobos 3 - Interview

Steve Jones and Richard Pushong tasted mainstream success in the mid-1990's as Elixir. When their studio was ransacked, they formed a new post-rock band, Phobos 3. They talk to Anthony Dhanendran about the problems and benefits of running two bands

Four Tet

Four Tet - Interview

Four Tet's third album 'Rounds' was released to enormous acclaim earlier this year. Main man Kieran Hebden speaks to Anthony Dhanendran about the incredible reaction to it, and how he has been touring with it ever since

Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart - Interview

Texan-born, but Venezuelan-raised folk artist Devendra Banhart has won acclaim in all quarters and recently a deal with former Swan Michael Gira's Young God label. Anthony Dhanendran talks to him about his schizophrenic take on pop

Immortal Lee County Killers Ii

Immortal Lee County Killers Ii - Interview

Alabama punk blues duo the Immortal County Lee Killers have just released their second album 'Love is a Charm of Powerful Trouble'. Anthony Dhanendran meets with them at the end of the British leg of their first European tour to talk about it


Candidate - Interview

London band Candidate's new album, 'Nuada', is a homage to the film 'The Wicker Man'. Written and recorded at the film's original locations, Joel and Alex Morris from the group talk about their extraordinary pilgrimage to make it