What Happens When You Leave Guitars In The Cupboard – TV21 live

Tv21 Fritz van Helsing Memorial Night 2013 – TV21 / Shock and Awe / Desperation A.M. – Bannerman’s, Edinburgh – 30th June 2013 Last night saw a trip over the bridge to catch a rare live appearance by TV21, as part of the second Fritz van Helsing Memorial Night. Whilst it was only half an…

A Brighter Beat Preview 3 – TV21 interview

Many, many years ago I submitted a reader’s top 10 to Melody Maker – and it got printed. Looking back it seems quite a naive selection – what would pretty much only qualify as a playlist these days – lacking breadth and a wider appreciation of all the music before and (understandably) since. But at…

2011 According to … TV21

< It’s been TV21’s quietest year since they reformed with just 1 gig and a video for 1 new song to show for the last 12 months. So it was a slightly glum Norman Rodger who looked back on 2011 for MPT. Your Music Your own Musical highlight of the year? Not really very many…

Girl on the Moon – TV21 vs Flash Gordon

For various reasons it’s been a quiet year for the reformed TV21 but not entirely without end product as the above video demonstrates. ‘Girl on the Moon’ was debuted at their show at Henry’s Cellar Bar last October and the above version sounds pretty much like a finished version. It’s a great pop song and…

MPT Podcast #2 – TV21

The second MPT podcast features an extended interview with Ally Palmer and Norman Rodger from TV21 talking about their new LP ‘Forever 22’ (review here, buy it here). There are three tracks from the LP and 2 tracks by other artists from different eras picked by Norman and Ally as well as music from Oppenheimer,…

Upcoming – TV21 and Panda Su

Still waiting to find out what’s happened to my storage account but in the meantime I’m looking forward to TV21’s performance on Saturday (25th) at the Electric Circus. The band haven’t played as frequently in the last 12 months as they did before that which makes this more of a special occasion. They’ll be trying…