Anthony Dhanendran


Interviews


James Yorkston And The Athletes - Interview

James Yorkston And The Athletes

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 - Interview

House Of Love

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

Grinderman

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

Tungg

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

Miscellaneous

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

More Interviews

Pere Ubu - Interview with David Thomas Pere Ubu - Interview with David Thomas

Scout Niblett - Interview Scout Niblett

David Kitt - Interview David Kitt

Ella Guru - Interview Ella Guru

Misty's Big Adventure - Interview Misty's Big Adventure

Wonder Stuff - Interview with Miles Hunt Wonder Stuff - Interview with Miles Hunt

I Am Kloot - Interview with Jonny Bramwell Part 2 I Am Kloot - Interview with Jonny Bramwell Part 2

I Am Kloot - Interview with Jonny Bramwell Part 1 I Am Kloot - Interview with Jonny Bramwell Part 1

Aleister Crowley - Interview Aleister Crowley

Fonda 500 - Interview Fonda 500








Profiles


Miscellaneous - Profile

Miscellaneous

Anthony Dhanendran examines 'Sharon Signs to Cherry Red', an eclectic new double CD retrospective which features indie label female artists from 1979 to 1985


Miscellaneous - Profile

Miscellaneous

Anthiony Dhanendran looks at excellent new box set, 'Millions Like Us', which compiles together tracks of many of the lost bands of the late 1970s and 1980s Mod Revival

More Profiles

Ian Dury - Ian Dury Ian Dury - Ian Dury

Miscellaneous - Communications 1978-1992 Miscellaneous - Communications 1978-1992

Miscellaneous - All My Loving Miscellaneous - All My Loving




Live Reviews


Del Amitri - Hammersmith Apollo, London, 26/7/2018

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

Anthony Dhanendran watches a mixed bag of a show from intriguing blues-rock duo Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite.


Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite - Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, 7/4/2018

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

Anthony Dhanendran watches a mixed bag of a show from intriguing blues-rock duo Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite.

More Live Reviews

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry - Union Chapel, London, 8/11/2016 Billy Bragg and Joe Henry - Union Chapel, London, 8/11/2016

Coal Porters - Union Chapel, London, 16/2/2014 Coal Porters - Union Chapel, London, 16/2/2014

Glass Spider - Under the Bridge, London, 17/12/2013 Glass Spider - Under the Bridge, London, 17/12/2013

Glenn Tilbrook - Blackheath Halls, London, 14/12/2013 Glenn Tilbrook - Blackheath Halls, London, 14/12/2013

Luke Sital-Singh - Tabernacle, London, 5/11/2013 Luke Sital-Singh - Tabernacle, London, 5/11/2013








Favourite Albums


Jam - The Gift

Jam

In our 'Re:View' section in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Anthony Dhanendran examines the Jam's 1982 sixth and final album, 'The Gift', which is about to be released in a deluxe box set edition to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the band's break-up

More Favourite Albums

Nirvana - Nevermind Nirvana - Nevermind

Queen - A Night at the Opera Queen - A Night at the Opera




Features


Beautiful South - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Beautiful South

Anthony Dhanendran argues the case for and reflects on his ten favourite songs by the much maligned and heavily criticised the Beautiful South.


Pennyblackmusic - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Pennyblackmusic

Long-standing writer Anthony Dhanendran, who started writing for our site in 2002, runs through his favourite tracks from Pennyblackmusic's history.

More Features

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

Half Man Half Biscuit - Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Half Man Half Biscuit - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Oasis - Oasis, Earl's Court, London, 1995 Oasis - Oasis, Earl's Court, London, 1995

Miscellaneous - The Jam and the Sound of the Suburbs Miscellaneous - The Jam and the Sound of the Suburbs

Miscellaneous - Corbjin, Glazer, Romanek and Sednaoui Miscellaneous - Corbjin, Glazer, Romanek and Sednaoui




Reviews


New Order - Music Complete

New Order

Disorientating latest album and their first without iconic bassist and founder member Peter Hook from New Order


Old Man Luedecke - Tender is the Night

Old Man Luedecke

Witty and country folk/pop on fifth album from award-winning Nova Scotia-based artist, Old Man Luedecke

More Reviews

History of Colour TV - Emerald Cures Chic Ills History of Colour TV - Emerald Cures Chic Ills

Grinderman - Grinderman 2 RMX Grinderman - Grinderman 2 RMX

Phil Martin - Before We Go To Paradise Phil Martin - Before We Go To Paradise

Barry Adamson - I Will Set You Free Barry Adamson - I Will Set You Free

Mott The Hoople - The Ballad of Mott the Hoople Mott The Hoople - The Ballad of Mott the Hoople

Chris Allen - Acetate Chris Allen - Acetate

Nathaniel Rateliff - In Memory of Loss Nathaniel Rateliff - In Memory of Loss

Willie Nelson - Country Music Willie Nelson - Country Music

Owen Pallett - Heartland Owen Pallett - Heartland

Arthur Walker - Animal Nights Arthur Walker - Animal Nights