Dan Treacy Benefit Gig.

I’ve written about Dan Treacy lots in this blog. My band Go! Service toured with his band the T.V. Personalities around Europe when I was 18 and he released 12″s by my bands Go! Service and Bluetrain on his Dreamworld Records label. Dan is the main man in the T.V. Personalities, who we had supported […]

The Buzz Club: The Brilliant Corners 10th January 1987

Working in Our Price gave me a chance to listen to records by bands I had read about but never heard. ‘Growing Up Absurd’ by The Brilliant Corners was one such record. A classic piece of ’80s indie guitar music. The band were from Bristol, I got their address and I wrote to Davey the […]

Jingle Jangle: C86 – just before and just after.

C-86, for those that don’t know, is the name commonly given to the start of what is now called ‘indie’. One of the N.M.E.’s series of cover mounted tapes, C-86 was compiled by NME writers Roy Carr, Neil Taylor and Adrian Thrills. They licensed tracks from labels like Creation, Subway and Dan Treacy’s Dreamworld Records. The ‘C-86’ […]

The Buzz Club: The June Brides 1985

After two Buzz Clubs at The Agincourt in Camberley we decided to move to The West End Centre in Aldershot – smaller, friendlier and more suited to our type of music. The June Brides were one of Danny’s and my favourite bands at the time. We had the wonderful 7″singles, ‘In The Rain‘ and ‘Every […]