Sunday Aug 17
Prefab Sprout fans jet in from across Europe to celebrate forgotten North East band
Fans came from as far away as Croatia for tours of Sprout related sites, an art show and a tribute concert in Newcastle Fans of 1980s pop rockers Prefab Sprout flocked to the region from across the world to celebrate the music of the forgotten North band.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Let's Go Extinct, Fanfarlo
It takes a while to find Fanfarlo on this record. Obviously Let's Go Extinct is all their own work, but it's impossible to listen to it and not hear echoes of other music.
Mon Oct 28, 2013
Sondre Lerche played CMJ (pics), releasing RSD 12", reviewed the new...
Sondre Lerche , who's been somewhat quiet of late, broke the silence for a show at Bowery Ballroom during CMJ, headlining The Talkhouse showcase on October 15 that also featured Luke Temple and others.
Sat Oct 12, 2013
Prefab Sprout: Crimson/Red
As someone whose youth was soundtracked by Swoon and Steve McQueen, a new album from Paddy McAloon is inevitably a promise and a gift.
Fri Oct 04, 2013
Prefab Sprout's Paddy McAloon: - I'm not cultivating mystique'
It feels like Christmas has come early in the pretty city of Durham. A dapper-suited, kindly faced gent with a lustrous white beard greets Life&Style in a grotto-like cafA©, though his soft north-eastern accent confirms 'Santa' is actually celebrated singer-songwriter Paddy McAloon, founder of pop-rock connoisseurs Prefab Sprout.