Pennyblackmusic Presents: Heist & Idiot Son + The Volunteered & Simon Bromide

Headlining are Heist with support from Idiot Son , The Volunteered and Simon Bromide
Hosted at the Water Rats London, Saturday 10th September. Doors open 7:30; First band on at 7:45; Admission £10 on the door or £8 in advance from We got Tickets
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Mark Rowland - Profiles

Dinosaur Jr

Dinosaur Jr - Profile

Mark Rowland examines Dinosaur Jr's four 1990's albums, which have just been re-released in expanded and remastered editions on Cherry Red.

Green River

Green River - Profile

Mark Rowland examines the career of grunge pioneers Green River, whose 1987 EP 'Dry as a Bone' and 1988 posthumous album 'Rehab Doll' have recently both been re-released.

Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams - It’s Time We Torpedoed Rock Mythology

With the recent allegations against Ryan Adams, Mark Rowland says that it is finally time to stop forgiving our rock stars for their abusive behaviour.

This Mortal Coil

This Mortal Coil - Profile

This Mortal Coil’s three albums are being remastered and reissued in new deluxe editions on CD and vinyl. Mark Rowland, a This Mortal Coil novice, digs into their back catalogue.

Television Personalities

Television Personalities - Profile

With the first four Television Personalities LPs set for a reissue, Mark Rowland takes a look at their legacy

Big Star

Big Star - Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live ... And More

Mark Rowland enjoys DVD tribute concert 'Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live ... And More' which features Big Star members Jody Stephens, Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer and also guests including REM's Mike Mills, Robyn Hitchcock and Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy


Miscellaneous - Profile

While the original 80's club could be horrendously snobby, Mark Rowland finds that a new four CD Wag Club compilation BOX SET digs out some long forgotten gems

Wedding Present

Wedding Present - Profile

Mark Rowland reflects on the first decade of the Wedding Present's career, who are about to have their first six albums, from 1987's 'George Best' to 1996's 'Saturnalia', reissued in deluxe three CD and DVD boxsets


Miscellaneous - Interview with Vinita Joshi

Mark Rowland talks to Vinita Joshi, the owner of Rocket Girl, which now has released over a hundred records, about her long-standing London-based label which she has run since 1997

Big Star

Big Star - Big Star: The Story of Rock's Forgotten Band

Mark Rowland examines Rob Jovanovic's revised and updated biography 'Big Star: The Sory of Rock's Forgotten Band' while tells of the frequently tragic story of Memphis-based band Big Star

Small Faces

Small Faces - Small Faces

Mark Rowland looks back on the career of 60's mod outfit the Small Faces, whose four albums have just been been re-released in double CD editions


Miscellaneous - Interview with Vinita Joshi

Label boss Vinita Joshi talks to Mark Rowland about her early musical influences and career and the impact they have had on her London-based label Rocket Girl, which she first formed in 1997

Dr Feelgood

Dr Feelgood - Oil City Confidential

Mark Rowland is impressed by new DVD 'Oil City Confidential', which tells the story of still under-rated, but influential 70's Canvey Island-based pub rock act, Dr Feelgood

Alex Chilton

Alex Chilton - 1950-2010: “I think Slade records are good, too”

Mark Rowland looks back and reflects upon the life and career of the Big Star front man and solo artist, Alex Chilton, who died in March at the age of 59

Daniel Johnston

Daniel Johnston - Daniel Johnston

Frail musical genius Daniel Johnston's albums will be reissued gradually over the rest of this year. Mark Rowland reflects upon the first of these reissues, his 1983 album, 'Yip/Jump Music', and a compilation, 'Welcome to My World'


Miscellaneous - Punk Fiction

Mark Rowland examines 'Punk Fiction', a charity collection of short stories, in which assorted writers including Nicholas Hogg, Martin Lloyd Edwards,John Niven, Kate Jackson, Billy Bragg and Billy Childish write short stories based on punk rock songs


Miscellaneous - Sounds Like Teen Spirit

Mark Rowland finds refreshing and oddly moving British filmmaker Jamie J. Johnson's new light-hearted documentary about a Junior Eurovision song contest forchildren aged between 10 and 15


Stooges - 1938- c.2009

...while Mark Rowland looks back over his life


Miscellaneous - Ben X

The affecting, but somewhat erratic debut of Belgian director Nic Balthazar, Mark Rowland finds new film 'Ben X', the story of a teenager with Asperger's syndrome who is only truly comfortable when playing a fictional online role playing game, to be an intriguing mass of ideas


Miscellaneous - Air Guitar Nation

'Air Guitar Nation' focuses on two contestants competing in the World Air Guitar Cnampionships. Mark Rowland finds that it makes compelling yet slightly difficult viewing


Pixies - LoudQUIETLoud

Mark Rowland looks at the Pixies candid, but excellent new film 'LoudQUIETLoud', which a raw, fly-on-the-wall documentary about the band’s recent reunion tour

Mick Wall

Mick Wall - Interview

Music journalist Mick Wall talks to Mark Rowland about his new book 'Star Trippin', which collects together several of the best pieces he wrote for 'Keerang' magazine between 1985 and 1991, and includes interviews with the likes of 'Guns 'n' Roses, Metallica, Poison and Ozzy Osbourne

Monkey Power Trio

Monkey Power Trio - Interview

The Monkey Power Trio only play together for one afternoon a year, but have released an EP a year since 1995. Mark Rowland speaks to them about their latest EP 'Spiders in the Blood Supply' which has been released on their own Monkey Power Trio label

Monkey Power Trio

Monkey Power Trio - Interview

The Monkey Power Trio play together one day a year, but since 1995 have released a vinyl EP each year on their own Bulb label, With their latest EP just out , Mark Rowland talks to all five members about the unique concept of their band and label


Miscellaneous - Interview

Co-founded by Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, Nebraskan label Saddle Creek has grown over the last 10 years from being a small local tape label to a company with an international reputation. Mark Rowland talks to its European chain about its success

I'm Being Good

I'm Being Good - Interview with Andrew Clare

I'm Being Good frontman Andrew Clare runs his own label Infinite Chug. He talks to Mark Rowland about the difficulties of managing while maintaining his musical career, and also about his band's often difficult history

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