Malcolm Carter


Interviews




Spring '68

New York City=based but English-born singer-songwriter Edward Rogers talks to Malcolm Carter about his new project Spring ‘68’s French pop influenced album, ‘Sightseeing Thru Music’.




Asha McCarthy

Asha McCarthy tells Malcolm Carter about 'Epitaph', a shining beacon of an album that came from a place of darkness




Peter Waterman

Producer Peter Waterman talks to Malcolm Carter about his mobile studio Longcroft Recording, how his career has survived lockdown and working with Southend-on-Sea trio In Earnest on their remarkable New EP, ‘Reasons To Stay Alive’.


Dodson and Fogg - Interview

Dodson and Fogg

Dodson and Fogg's Chris Wade speaks to Malcolm Carter about his recent EP 'Watch the Moon', its accompanying film, and also working with Nigel Planer.


Distractions - Interview

Distractions

Malcolm Carter talks to Nick Halliwell, Steve Perrin and Mike Finney from underrated new wave band The Distractions about the long-awaited reissue of their 1980 debut album ‘Nobody’s Perfect’ in a two CD 40th Anniversary edition.

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Doghouse Roses - Interview Doghouse Roses

United Bible Studies - Interview United Bible Studies

Louise Aubrie - Interview Louise Aubrie

Catty Pearson - Interview Catty Pearson

Karen Jonas - Interview Karen Jonas

Chris Wade - Interview Chris Wade

Granite Shore - Interview Granite Shore

Chris Wade - Interview Chris Wade

Alison O' Donnell - Interview Alison O' Donnell

Distractions - Interview Distractions








Profiles


Reg Meuross - Six Cd Set

Reg Meuross

Including discs which have been out of print for some time, a new six CD set of Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross’s output from 1996 until 2013 brings all of his work together. Malcolm Carter reviews.


Nirvana - Songlife

Nirvana

Malcolm Carter examines 'Songlife', a new vinyl box set from 1960's pop/psychedelic act Nirvana, which combines five albums plus a previously unreleased musical.

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Alison O' Donnell - Profile Alison O' Donnell

Groovy Uncle - One Vowel Away From the Truth/Life's a Gift Groovy Uncle - One Vowel Away From the Truth/Life's a Gift

Bobbie Gentry - Profile Bobbie Gentry

Bert Jansch - Profile Bert Jansch

Jam - 1977 Jam - 1977




Live Reviews


Sarah MacDougall - Morris, Ängelholm, 25/3/2010


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Favourite Albums




Who

In our 'Re:View' section, in which our writers look at albums from the past, Malcolm Carter finds that The Who’s finest album, 1967's 'The Who Sells Out', is given the box set treatment it deserves with five CDs, two vinyl 7 inch singles and a book worth the price of admission alone.

More Favourite Albums

Kaleidoscope - Sky Children : The Best Of Kaleidoscope and Fairfield Parlour Kaleidoscope - Sky Children : The Best Of Kaleidoscope and Fairfield Parlour

Distractions - Nobody's Perfect Distractions - Nobody's Perfect

Oh Susanna - Johnstown Oh Susanna - Johnstown




Features


Status Quo - The Image That Made Me Weep

Status Quo

In ‘The Image That Made Me Weep’ Malcolm Carter reflects upon a photo taken at a Status Quo gig he attended with his son in 2009.


Mickey Newbury - Ten Songs That Made Me Love

Mickey Newbury

Malcolm Carter in 'Ten Songs that Made Me Love...' writes of some of his favourite songs by 60's singer-songwriter Mickey Newbury.

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Deacon Blue - Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Deacon Blue - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Miley Cyrus - Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Miley Cyrus - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Jesuit - John Mayall, Civic Hall, Guildford, 1969 Jesuit - John Mayall, Civic Hall, Guildford, 1969

Miscellaneous - Thanks for the Smiles Miscellaneous - Thanks for the Smiles

16 Horsepower - 16HP 16 Horsepower - 16HP




Reviews




Oliver Earnest

Debut solo album from former member of post-punk band Kaufmann Frust, now recording under the name Oliver Earnest, combines a contemporary wall of sound with thoughtful lyrics




Michael Warren

Excellent mixture of covers and originals from Michael Warren who formally performed Bowie covers as Ziggy Heroe in the 1970s and 1980s.

More Reviews

Taylor Young Band - Mercury Transit Taylor Young Band - Mercury Transit

Reg Meuross and Harbottle & Jonas - Songs of Love and Death Reg Meuross and Harbottle & Jonas - Songs of Love and Death

Spring '68 - Sightseeing Thru Music Spring '68 - Sightseeing Thru Music

August List - Wax Cat August List - Wax Cat

Karen Jonas - Summer Songs EP Karen Jonas - Summer Songs EP

Asha McCarthy - Epitaph Asha McCarthy - Epitaph

Groovy Uncle - Searching for the Grown-Ups Groovy Uncle - Searching for the Grown-Ups

Tony Tears - The Atlantean Afterlife (... Living Beyond) Tony Tears - The Atlantean Afterlife (... Living Beyond)

In Earnest - Reasons to Stay Alive In Earnest - Reasons to Stay Alive

United Bible Studies - West Kennet Ascension/Divining Movements United Bible Studies - West Kennet Ascension/Divining Movements