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J and the 9s release new single ‘Don’t Think About It’.
Pit Pony…..a Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
Pit Pony……have a listen.
Sienne A Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
Here it is…Sienne new single ‘side by side’. Give it a listen.
Thrillhouse release their latest track today….read on!
Answers to Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz from last week
3 for Thursday.
It’s The Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz…set by the Dynamic Duo Geoff n Jude
Mr. Ben and the Bens release new album Life Drawings.
Illness feat. Steve West and Bob Nastanovich……A Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
A catch up with Mr. Ben….Beans on Toast and a new album on the way.
The Illness new release featuring Steve West and Bob Nastanovich.
3 For Thursday. Woman You Stole.
The Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz with the Dynamic Duo Geoff n Jude.
Ennio Morricone. The one and only…10/11/28 – 06/07/20
The Ramblings of Stuart Noble Part 2……Off To The IOW 1970
3 For Thursday…BINGO Records….. Quirky and Poptastic!
Dana Gavanski releases I Talk To The Wind’.
CALM release new tracks today!
CALM…..A Clunk Back and Forth Interview
3 For Friday
Glastonbury 50. I Was There and Other Stuff. The Ramblings of Clunk Witness Stuart Noble. Part 1.
Clunk coffee time quiz answers…
It’s the Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz! Set by the Clunk Dynamic Duo Geoff and Jude!
The Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz….answers for last week. Courtesy of Clunk Dynamic Duo Geoff n Jude.
The Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz set by The Dynamic Duo Geoff n Jude.
3 For Thursday…Glastonbury 50.
Mr. Ben and The Bens new album details…..
Chork….A Clunk Back and Forth Interview
The Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz…Last week’s answers.
Chork release new tune ‘Old New Love’ today. A few words then a listen…..
The Elephant Trees…A Clunk Back and Forth Interview
The Elephant Trees release their latest song ‘Survival’.
PINS….A Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
Sam of Thrillhouse shares his 10 Albums to Discover/Revisit
Thrillhouse release a new track ‘Ready When You Are’.
Katherine Aly…..A Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
Dana Gavanski releases ‘I Talk To The Wind’. Read on…
3 For Friday
Happy Birthday Ziggy Stardust.
The Vinyl Cafe Carlisle. LoveRecordStores is this Saturday. Read on…..
3 For Thursday. This week Bjork.
It’s the Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz set by Clunk Dynamic Duo Geoff n Jude.
Jehhny Beth….To Love Is To Live. A few words.
3 For Friday… It’s 50 years ago today that The Kinks released Lola. The Kinks it is then!
3 For Thursday. Disco….get your glitter balls out and get your wiggle on!
The Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz answers from last week
The Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz. Set by the Clunk Dynamic Duo Geoff n Jude.
Clunk Coffee Break Pop Quiz. Last weeks answers.
3 for Friday…….with the passing of Steve Priest it can only be The Sweet.
It’s the Clunk Coffee Time Pop Quiz with the Batman and Robin of all Question Masters…Geoff n Jude
Freya Beer covers John Lennon.
3 for Thursday
Marc Bolan tribute album due along with a documentary.
Coffee Break Quiz answers for last week.
PINS release new album Hot Slick. We love it!
3 For Friday.
3 For Thursday. The Boomtown Rats.
It’s the Coffee Break Pop Quiz set by the Clunk Dynamic Duo Quizmasters Geoff n Jude. Whadda ya know?
The Brave Faces release new single ‘Lots Of Nights Out’.
Marigold release debut single ‘Magnetic’ this Friday, 22nd of May.
Diamonds In The Dark….A Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
Diamonds in the Dark share ‘Berlin’. A few words.
FloodHounds release a new single ‘Something Primeval’.
Abi Rose Kelly. A Clunk Back and Forth Interview
James of the Vinyl Cafe shares his ’10 Albums to Discover/Revisit’.
3 For Friday. Remembering Ian Curtis.
Answers to the Clunk Coffee Break Pop quiz by the Dynamic Duo Geoff and Jude.
It’s the Coffee Break Pop Quiz set by the Clunk Dynamic Duo Geoff n Jude.
3 For Thursday.
Clunk Coffee Break Pop Quiz Answers. Hold your excitement. Set by the Clunk Dynamic Duo Geoff n Jude.
Important Punk Carlisle Birthday. CJ Nukeem is very old today. Check this out. Back in the day……………
3 for Friday. 2 TONE Records.
Sparks release their 28th studio album today! A couple of tasters for you.
Coffee Break Clunk Pop Quiz No. 7. Set by the dynamic duo Clunk Quizmasters Geoff and Jude.
3 for Thursday. Best TV Theme Tunes?
Filthy Tricks new track ‘Leah’ released.
Jehnny Beth shares new song ‘Heroine’.
3 for Friday. Enjoy!
The Coffee Break Pop Quiz with clunk Quizmasters Geoff ‘n’ Jude. No.6
3 for Thursday. It has to be Kraftwerk.
Abi Rose Kelly. Polaroids and Violence single out there now!
Clunk remembers Dave Greenfield: The Stranglers keyboard player has sadly passed away.
Answers to last week’s Coffee Break Pop Quiz by Geoff and Jude.
Katherine Aly releases ‘Misty Me’…….A few words
Idle Lies release new single ‘You Don’t Help Yourself’. A few words…..
3 For Friday. It’s a random Clunk pick. Enjoy.
3 for Thursday. This week….Covers of Bowie.
It’s the Thursday coffee time Pop Quiz set by Clunk’s Dynamic Duo Geoff and Jude! Answers on Sunday.
Geoff Stables art. Picture and words.
Polybius upcoming release. A few words………
The Brave Faces share the new video for the debut single ‘In the Dark’.
Pop Quiz Answers from Thursday. By the dynamic duo Clunk quizmasters Geoff and Jude.
Jonathan Sharp AKA The Heartwood Institute. A Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
The Heartwood Institute album ‘Tomorrow’s People’. A few words.
EOB new album Earth…. a few words.
Mr. Ben and the Bens release new single ‘Watering Can’. New album ‘Life Drawing’ out on the 10th of July. Tour dates below.
3 for Friday!
Rolling Stones new release.
A Glam 3 for Thursday!
The Coffee Break Pop Quiz with Clunk Quizmasters Geoff and Jude
Three songs and vids for your Wednesday. Enjoy!
Freya Beer chooses her Top Ten Albums To Discover/Revisit. Why not check one or two out?
We all need a bit of Iggy! Happy Birthday Iggy!
It was the 20th of April 1991 when Steve Marriott passed away. Have a listen to some Small Faces.
The Geoff and Jude Coffee Time Pop Quiz Answers.
The Stones, Macca and Elton…One World Together At Home.
If you can… don’t forget to order a record from Carlisle’s The Vinyl Cafe online store on what should have been Record Store Day.
Sorry announce new dates and make a video for ‘Perfect’ in their bathroom.
Coffee Time Pop quiz! This week set by Clunk Quiz Masters Geoff n Jude. Answers on Sunday.
PINS….Tour Dates. Something to look forward to…..
Freya Beer, Dana Gavanski and PINS. Have a watch, have a listen.
Woman You Stole. Wait and Wonder….. New song, new video plus old songs, old videos. Enjoy!
Potpourri…..A Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
We’re Gonna Rock Around The Clock Tonight! A landmark day for Rock and Roll.
David Bowie….Repetition ’97
Todays releases. Have a look….Have a listen….
Geoff’s Pop Quiz no.1. The Big Reveal, The Answers! No Prizes….Just Pride.
The Beatles Break Up! It was 50 years ago today. So…what happened?
Easter music. places, dates and times. Angel Olsen, Dana Gavanski, The Lovely Eggs and Saturday morning TV from Bingo Records!
Tim’s Twitter Listening Party…. dates, times, bands. Tonight The Flaming Lips and The Lovely Eggs
Pop Quiz no.1. Just what you’ve been waiting for! Questions set by the Poptastic Clunk Quizmaster extraordinaire Geoff! Answers on Thursday.
Bingo Records. 6pm Sunday for a gig starring Mr.Ben and the Bens, Sun Drift, Potpourri and Family Selection Box. Turn on and Tune in to Quarantunes YouTube channel!
Crystalline……A Clunk Back and Forth Interview
From Break Up Albums to Bops. This is Marblmoon’s 10 Albums to Discover/Revisit.
What’s new? Things to get your ears around and eyes on this weekend. Lovely Eggs, PINS, Bingo TV and Crystalline.
The Brave Faces. A Back and Forth Interview.
10 Albums to Discover/Re-visit part 3. This selection from The Brave Faces.
Support The Vinyl Cafe, your independent record store in Carlisle. There’s a way in!
Dana Gavanski. Debut album ‘Yesterday is Gone’. A few words.
Warmduscher. A message for our times plus re-scheduled live dates.
10 albums to discover/re-visit No.2. These are the selections of Clunk friend and gig reviewer Mr. Scott.
Sorry…..debut album 925. A few words
10 albums to discover/re-visit. A New Feature
Melanie Baker latest EP ‘Broken’. It’s out there now!
The Brave Faces release debut single ‘In The Dark’.
Dana Gavanski releases ‘Small Favours’.
The Lovely Eggs. One way that you can help musicians.
Marblmoon. A message for music lovers.
Snake Davis at The Old Fire Station. The one and only Mr. Scott was there.
The Boomtown Rats. Citizens of Boomtown.
The Boomtown Rats tour dates.
PINS album release announced.
Thrillhouse….release new track ‘Lesser’. Sam wishes he’d made the video of cats doing silly things! Why? Read on.
Warmduscher RSD 2020 release news! A message from Dr. Alan Goldfarb
Marblmoon. New release and a brief chat with Ciara.
Porridge Radio. New song Circling released.
Woman You Stole Upcoming Gigs. Go See ’em.
PINS in York….Ace gig. A few pics.
Porridge Radio. A brief chat with Dana before tonight’s Marc Riley session.
Mr. Ted take on the world!
Beak> and Snapped Ankles at the O2 Ritz. Clunk was there. A few pics.
News from Bingo Records
Mr Ben and the Bens with Family Selection Box Spring Tour.
The Lovely Eggs are coming to HMV Carlisle! plus album and tour news.
Field Music Tour dates
Dana Gavanski. Debut album news.
Divine Intervention and Indie Street Club at the Vinyl Cafe
Porridge Radio album/tour news.
Pot Pourri and Dog Brainz January dates.
Sunday evening gig at the Vinyl Cafe. It’s Free!
Jonny of Hardwicke Circus. A chat about exciting times.
The Lovely Eggs ‘This Decision’ and Porridge Radio ‘Lilac’.
Hardwicke Circus…home for Christmas at The Brickyard.
Thrillhouse. Debut single. Check it out.
Kill Spector at the Vinyl Cafe
Kill Spector at the Vinyl Cafe this Saturday. It’s Christmas!
New video for Eve by Nicolah is out today! It’s Christmas!
Hardwicke Circus….back on the road.
Woman You Stole release ‘Shake!’ Read on………..
Squid 2019 in their words just for Clunk plus a few words on the Town Centre EP
Marblmoon gives Carlisle Christmas shoppers a treat!
Bilge Pump dates
A Back and Forth with Warmduscher
Warmduscher – Tainted Lunch. It’s out now. Funky, witty madness.
check out j and the 9s here!
A message from Nicolah
Bodega release mini album Shiny New Model
check out Dog Daisies song ‘Wind Tunnel’ here.
J and the 9s in action!
Squid EP soon!
Warmduscher album due November…….read on
Warmduscher Tour Dates. Go See ’em
Snapped Ankles sent this message to Clunk. If you haven’t seen them and you are near one of the dates….GO FOR IT!
13th September. Art and Music……..A Date For Your Diary!
Field Music at The Brewery Arts Centre. A few words and pics.
Indie Street Club at The Vinyl Cafe. A few pics courtesy of Ashleigh Watson
From the launch of Mr Ben and the Bens new album Who Knows Jenny Jones. Bingo Records Fashion. You know it makes sense.
Supergrass at Barrowland. Intrepid Clunk Jude braved the wind and rain.
Fat White Band and Working Men’s Club in Kendal. Clunk was there!
Bilge Pump and ILL at The Ferret. Clunk was there!
Geno Washington at the OFS. Some words by Stuart Scott for Clunk!
The Courteeners and Good Cop Bad Cop at the Sands Centre! Jude was there!
Adam Ant comes to town! Clunk was there.
Dog Daisies at the Vinyl Cafe in stylish lifeguard yellow shirts!
The Lovely Eggs and Mr. Ben and the Bens at Lancaster Music Festival
A Bingo Records bonanza as Mr. Ben and the Bens launch the new album in Lancaster.
The Dog Daisies launch Eagletism album at the Lancaster Music Festival
An evening with Divine Intervention…..a few words
Dog Brainz, Shot Balowski, Sundrift, Bang2Rights. Lancaster Music Festival in pictures
Nicolah and Marblmoon at the Vinyl Cafe. A few pics. If you weren’t there you missed a treat.
Marblmoon at the Source Collective…. Great voice, great songs, great jacket
Party Time at the Source Collective…..pics of Divine Intervention on debut EP launch.
Bodega @ Riverside 13th August
Review: Shot Balowski at the Source Collective. A Force to be reckoned with.
Wildhearts at the Brickyard review by C.J. Nuke’em
Clunk Clare goes to The Specials gig.
Hardwicke Circus, The Lutras and Melanie Baker pics from the ofs.
Drenge Live at Northumbria Institute-A Tale of Survival
Bodega Live at the Lancaster Library
Snapped Ankles Gig Review
Dan Haywood & Las Mitras gig review
Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry at Kendal. Clunk was there! a few words…..
Shot Balowski…A cracking debut album
Reviews by Clunk Clare: Mr. Ben and the Bens, Squid, Holiday.
Clunk Clare listens to Porridge Radio and passes comment. Clunk says read, listen, buy, see!
Short but Sweet
We Are Ill Album Review
The Lucid Dream Album Review
Review of Suffuse by Roy Montgomery
you want some ART?
You Want More Art?
The opening of the North West Wall Gallery. An evening at the Cakes and Ale Cafe.
Snapped Ankles visual
Dog Daisies Tour. Carlisle-Vinyl Cafe 23/10 has been added.
A couple of releases today 25th October plus tour dates. You can read all about Mr Ben and the Bens new album in a clunk interview.
Brix and the Extricated at The Old Fire Station
Marblmoon…Saturday 7th December…..Read on!
Shot Balowski Carlisle Gig details May 4th
Snapped Ankles Tour Dates
40 Years of Matchbox Classics Discography
And Here is some news
An exciting 2018 for Mr. Ben and the Bens
Matchbox Classics update…from the horse’s mouth
Dark, Hollow Dark by Richard Skelton
Matchbox Classics (40 years in a short story)
Field Music. A Clunk Back and Forth with David Brewis.
The Ruby Tuesdays. A Back and Forth Interview.
Filthy Tricks. A Clunk Back and Forth with Liam Rimmer.
Freya Beer. A Clunk Back and Forth interview. Plus dates.
Thrillhouse. A little Clunk Q and A.
Bilge Pump….A Clunk Back and Forth Interview with Joe
Sports Team: A Clunk Back and Forth
Beak>: Billy gives Clunk a Back and Forth Interview.
Hilary and the Hate Crimes. A Back and Forth Interview.
Dog Daisies. A back and Forth Interview.
The Lovely Eggs…New Album news…..A Back n Forth interview.
Divine Intervention; A cosy Sunday morning chat.
Woman You Stole…A Clunk Back and Forth Interview.
Singer/songwriter Nicolah. A Clunk Back n Forth Interview.
Mr. Ted chats to Clunk about sprouts, quavers and other stuff not necessarily food related.
Clunk goes to America….sort of. A Back and Forth interview with J and the 9s
Mr Ben and the Bens new album is out soon. Ben discusses the album with Clunk.
A Clunk Back n Forth with Dana of Porridge Radio
The Back and Forth Interview with Snapped Ankles
A cosy chat with Chris and Adam Robson….old punk and young punk.
Stephen Hudson gives the lowdown on Dog Daisies EPs.
A Clunk Chat with Steve Hanley of Brix and the Extricated
A Clunk Back and Forth Interview with SHOT BALOWSKI
A Clunk cuppa and chat with Jonny Foster of Hardwicke Circus
Meet Adam aka TZ. Deejay, singer and the man behind Subsound
A Clunk Back & Forth with Pip Blom.
A Clunk Back & Forth with SQUID!
The Back and Forth Interview with BODEGA
A Not Very In Depth Clunk Back n Forth interview with Bernard Fowler. But What The Hell?! It’s Bernard Fowler!
The Back and Forth Interview with Haze
The Back and Forth Interview with Mr. Ben
A Back and Forth Interview with Ill
Dana Gavanski…A Back and Forth Interview.
Mr Ben and the Bens gig details
The Vinyl Cafe. Thursday 19th September. Doors at 7pm Beyond The Pane, window sessions ‘Nicola’ with support from ‘Marblemoon’. £3 on the door
You’ve heard em on 6Music and they’re coming to Carlisle! Be there!
Mr Ben And The Bens Tour Dates!
Fancy a gig this Saturday? Here’s one!
Beak> Tour dates
3 for Friday!
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