Tommy Gunnarsson


Interviews


Clientele - Interview

Clientele

Tommy Gunnarsson speaks to Alasdair MacLean, the front man with cult indie pop band the Clientele, about their new compilation,out a compilation called 'Alone and Unreal: The Best of the Clientele', and their past, present and future


Mc Carthy - Interview

Mc Carthy

Tommy Gunnarsson chats to John Williamson, the bassist with 80's left-wing political indie pop band and C86 act, about his former group's history


Laetitia Sadier - Interview

Laetitia Sadier

Stereolab vocalist Laetitia Sadier talks to Tommy Gunnarsson about the inspirations for her debut solo album, 'The Trip'


Stuart Moxham - Interview

Stuart Moxham

Young Marble Giants' main songwriter and guitarist Stuart Moxham speaks to Tommy Gunnarsson about his solo career and recently released compilation album, 'Personal Best'


Whirlpool Guest House - Interview

Whirlpool Guest House

Little known in their original lifetime, late 80s Stockton-on-Tees based indie trio Whirlpool Guest House have just had 'Rough Digs', a compilation of all their material, released. Singer and guitarist Carl Green talks to Tommy Gunnarsson about his group

More Interviews

Nik Kershaw - Interview Nik Kershaw

Au Pairs - Interview Au Pairs

California Snow Story - Interview California Snow Story

boycrazy - Interview boycrazy

Rumblefish - Interview Rumblefish

Miscellaneous - Interview with Tim Gaines Miscellaneous - Interview with Tim Gaines

Empyrium - Interview Empyrium

Friends - Interview with William Jones Friends - Interview with William Jones

Bearsuit - Interview Bearsuit

Relict - Interview Relict








Profiles




Aztec Camera

Aztec Camera’s five albums for the WEA label are being compiled in a massive nine disc box set 'Backwards and Forwards', with four discs of extras! But even though he enjoys it, Tommy Gunnarsson misses their amazing debut album, 'High Land, Hard Rain'.


Stuart Moxham - Profile

Stuart Moxham

Tommy Gunnarson examines two new albums by former Young Marble Giants mastermind Stuart Moxham, the first of which 'Interior Windows' is a compilation of unreleased recordings by his project the Gist, and the second 'The Devil Laughs' on which he has teamed up with Louis Philippe once again.

More Profiles

Fairport Convention - On Track...Every Album, Every Track Fairport Convention - On Track...Every Album, Every Track

Miscellaneous - Profile Miscellaneous

Go Betweens - G Stands for Go-Betweens Volume 2 Go Betweens - G Stands for Go-Betweens Volume 2

Spike - Profile Spike

Felt - Profile Felt




Live Reviews


Magnetic Fields - Stora Vega, Copenhagen, 2/10/2004

Miscellaneous

The last in a trilogy, the Mitt Sista Liv indiepop festival recently took place in a field on the Swedish southeast coast. Tommy Gunnarsson enjoys sets from the likes of Milky Wimpshake, Popundret, the Frenchmen and the Scarlet's Well.


Miscellaneous - Kalmar, Sweden, 30/7/2004...31/7/2004

Miscellaneous

The last in a trilogy, the Mitt Sista Liv indiepop festival recently took place in a field on the Swedish southeast coast. Tommy Gunnarsson enjoys sets from the likes of Milky Wimpshake, Popundret, the Frenchmen and the Scarlet's Well.

More Live Reviews

Ballboy - Lokal Bar, Vaxjo, Sweden, 12/4/2003 Ballboy - Lokal Bar, Vaxjo, Sweden, 12/4/2003

Comet Gain - Kulturbolaget, Malmo, 15/3/2003 Comet Gain - Kulturbolaget, Malmo, 15/3/2003

Clientele - Uffe's Kallare, Växjö, Sweden, 16/10/2002 Clientele - Uffe's Kallare, Växjö, Sweden, 16/10/2002








Favourite Albums




Ian A. Anderson

In our 'Re:View' section, in which we look back at albums from the past, Tommy Gunnarsson reflects on a new 4CD box set compiling folk/blues under-appreciated singer-songwriter Ian A Anderson’s first four albums

More Favourite Albums

Hawks - Obviously 5 Believers Hawks - Obviously 5 Believers

Loft - Ghost Trains and Country Lanes: Studio, Stage and Sessions 1984-2005 Loft - Ghost Trains and Country Lanes: Studio, Stage and Sessions 1984-2005

Neil Innes - How Sweet To Be An Idiot Neil Innes - How Sweet To Be An Idiot




Features


Miscellaneous - Ticket Rewind

Miscellaneous

n the latest edition to our column 'Ticket Rewind', our Swedish writer tommy Gunnarsson looks back at some of his old concert tickets and the memories associated with them.


Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love....

Pennyblackmusic

Tommy Gunnarsson takes us on a wonderful stroll through his long backlist of reviews and interviews for Pennyblackmusic, by way of ten indiepop classics - or in some cases should-be-classics.

More Features

Magnetic Fields - Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Magnetic Fields - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Miscellaneous - R.E.M, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, November 1998 Miscellaneous - R.E.M, Grand Hotel, Stockholm, November 1998

Miscellaneous - A History and Personal Perspective Part 2 Miscellaneous - A History and Personal Perspective Part 2

Miscellaneous - A History and Personal Perspective Part 1 Miscellaneous - A History and Personal Perspective Part 1




Reviews




Miscellaneous

Essential and delightful five CD box set from Cherry Red which focuses on the roots of indie pop and should be in every pop fan’s record collection.




Various

Enthralling five CD compilation of songs associated with Apple Records, founded by these Fab Four, proves a great look into the more forgotten parts of the 60's pop scene in the UK

More Reviews

Direct Hits - The Broadway Recording Sessions Direct Hits - The Broadway Recording Sessions

Global Village Trucking Company - Smiling Revolution Global Village Trucking Company - Smiling Revolution

Various - Shake the Foundations: Militant Funk and the Post-Punk Dancefloor 1978-1984 Various - Shake the Foundations: Militant Funk and the Post-Punk Dancefloor 1978-1984

Exploding Flowers - Stumbling Blocks Exploding Flowers - Stumbling Blocks

Dupont Circles - In Search of the Family Gredunza
Dupont Circles - In Search of the Family Gredunza

Wee Cherubs - The Merry Makers
Wee Cherubs - The Merry Makers

Various - Martin Green Presents: Super Sonics - 40 Junkshop Britpop Greats Various - Martin Green Presents: Super Sonics - 40 Junkshop Britpop Greats

Ballet  - Matchy Matchy Ballet - Matchy Matchy

Pooh Sticks - 7 Inch Box Set Pooh Sticks - 7 Inch Box Set

Monochrome Set - Fabula Mendax Monochrome Set - Fabula Mendax