Mike Lindsay of Tunng / LUMP: interview

I am genuinely delighted that my first interview for Indie Through The Looking Glass is with the multi talented and lovely human being, Mike Lindsay. I was trying to work out how often and in how many different guises our paths have crossed over the years. I think the first time was after I heard […]

Live Review: Mark Kozelek Union Chapel 11.10.2018

I saw Mark Kozelek at the Union Chapel in Islington last night. I have been a sporadic fan for years. I say sporadic as I think it’s pretty hard to be a devoted fan to a man who records under so many guises and releases so much music! I first became aware of him via […]

New Music: Gregory Alan Isakov

Beautiful music. Recorded at a converted barn studio located on Gregory’s three-acre farm in Boulder County, Colorado, his new twelve-track album—via his own label Suitcase Town Music and his first in partnership with Dualtone Records—was self-produced and mixed by Tucker Martine (Neko Case, The Decemberists) and Andrew Berlin (Descendents, Rise Against). ‘Evening Machines’ is his fourth full-length studio […]

New Music: Brockhampton ‘San Marcos’

W.T. actual F.? This is so good……Google them coz I’ve only just come across them and I’m a bit confused about them. There are 13 in the band I think! I’ve heard the name but this is the first time I’ve heard their music. Sorry if I’m a bit late to the party on this […]

New Music: Klaus Johann Grobe – Discogedanken

It’s so exciting discovering new music isn’t it? I’ve just discovered  Klaus Johann Grobe. They are a Swiss duo and their new album, ‘Du Bist So Symmetrisch‘ is due out on 26th October on Trouble in Mind Records. Classic Germanic synth music.  This is their first single from the album: and this came out last year, from their […]

London and Ultimate Records Pt 1

Danny and I moved to London in January 1989. To New North Road in Islington. We had rented a first  floor flat and had got jobs. Mine was in Covent Garden as the band booker for the Rock Garden and Danny was working at a vinyl, cd and tape manufacturer in Battersea, called Mayking Records. […]