ITTLG playlist

To celebrate the latest release on the label, Herbie Airto, ‘Childsplay’ I have made both a Bandcamp page and a Spotify playlist. I’m really enjoying releasing music via Indie Through The Looking Glass, please give it a look and listen if you get a minute – thanks. Here’s the Bandcamp page. Here’s the Spotify playlist e.p.

Memories of a Suburban indie band. 1986 / 7.

New Tennessee Waltz  The ‘Come Hell or Highwater‘ e.p. by New Tennessee Waltz, original cassette demos from 1986, was released via this blog site in April 2019.       Gary Wollen and Paul Haskell.   Paul I think I first met Gary when I was around 14/15, our parents were mutual friends but we […]

New Music: Everyone You Know ‘She Don’t Dance’

Been out a few weeks, just getting time to post it! I love these guys and have posted about them a few times previously – their track ‘Our Generation’ is right up there for me. I saw them live in London a few months ago too – I really hope they get massive. Funny thing […]

The Buzz Club: The Flatmates June 1987

Inspired by the legendary Creation Records from Glasgow, great labels were springing up all over the U.K. and releasing 7″s by indie guitar bands. There was the wonderful 53rd and 3rd also from Glasgow, set up by Stephen Pastel and releasing records by The Shop Assistants, Talulah Gosh, B.M.X. Bandits  and The Vaselines. There was […]

Two New Releases on ITTLG

Today I have two new video releases for you via my ITTLG label – the first is a joint release with the wonderful Musical Bear Records and it is Kodiak Island‘s take on Kate Bush’s classic debut single,  ‘Wuthering Heights‘. The original vocal and acoustic guitar track was recorded by me (playing and singing at […]

The Pogues: Previously Unseen Photos 1985

More from the delightful Guy Van Steene collection. How lucky we are to get these fabulous photos of The Pogues, taken at the West End Centre in Aldershot (where Danny and I would later run The Buzz Club) on 18 March 1985. John Andrews was at this gig with Guy. I was there too! Here’s my […]