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New Year Ninety 2013 – 90 to 81

The New Year Ninety 2013 count down begins,with slots 90 to 81 – the bands that have caught the readers attention over the past twelve months, from 00:01 on the 1st January 2012 to 23:59 on the 31st December 2012 – yes I know that all important missing two minutes… The chart which will be published […]

New Year Ninety 2012 30 to 21

Getting to the thick end of the indie bands blog New Year Ninety 2012 Chart now with positions 30 to 21. 30 – Secret Pilot (England) 29 – Reader’s Wives (Ireland) 28 – The Heartbreaks (England) 27 – Divorce (Scotland) DIVORCE at Transmission 13.12.08 from Andrew Browntown on Vimeo. 26 – Itching Eye Ball… (The […]

Reader’s Wives – Rachel’s Apartment

Rachels’ Apartment is the latest release by the Irish Band – Reader’s Wives. Having undergone a reiteration, is is good to know Niall Holohan hasn’t gained an aversion to apostrophes. Opening with Lenny Fucking Bruce – a track with elements of The Velvet Underground and the megaphone of Clara V from Vaqueros Paganos. Sharp guitar […]

London Irish Showcase Luminaire March 2010

Jay Mistry dug deep in to his pockets and managed to get another great night together in his London Irish Showcase series, this time at Luminaire in Kilburn, North London. Thanks Jay, good to meet and a great night. Three bands took to the stage, first up Kyle John Suckling, followed by A Plastic Rose […]

Band of the week 20th February 2010

Reader’s Wives from Ireland have returned to the indie bands blog band of the week chart after a short absence and have re-entered at the top of the chart. With the imminent release of their new EP, Victor’s Mother Juliet, together with supporting gigs, this looks set to be a busy couple of months for […]

Reader’s Wives | Victor’s Mother Juliet EP

Reader’s Wives released their second EP on 360 in early March 2010. Now available from *. Victor’s Mother Juliet sees the band in great form. On receiving the Demo, I eagerly opened the EP and pressed play. I was immediately struck with the depth of the release. I recognized, the art work, I recognized the […]

Reader’s Wives on the road February and March 2010

Reader’s Wives, who are in final preparations of the release of their new EP Victor’s Mother Juliet, have a few shows lined up over the coming few weeks. 8th February Atomic (DJ Set) @ Whelan’s Dublin 20:00 9th February Atomic (DJ Set) @ The Ruby Sessions Dublin 20:00 16th February Trashed On Tuesdays (DJ Set) […]

Reader’s Wives at Peter Parker’s Rock & Roll Club

Sometimes you look around a venue and know before the band get on stage it is going to be a great evening and that was precisely the atmosphere at the Reader’s Wives show on Thursday night at the Peter Parker’s Rock & Roll club in London. How could it possibly go wrong when on arrival […]

Reader’s Wives – Tour Dates November 2009

Reader’s Wives set off on a short tour for November, beginning in London and ending in Dublin. Thursday November 12th -  Peter Parker’s Rock & Roll Club, Tin Pan Alley, London WC2H 8LP – (band on stage at 7pm) Friday November 13th -  The Fly, London, WC1A 1EP  (band on stage at 8.15pm) Saturday November […]

Reader’s Wives – Secrecy and Sex EP

Available from 9th November is the Reader’s Wives debut EP Secrecy and Sex. The five track EP showcases the superb songwriting skills, which mark out the Dublin based band from the run of the mill. Sexually attracted to myself, is a lilting piece of work which provides a breadth of humour, superb instrumentation and real […]

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