Welcome to Spring Curtaineers! Time for an update and a clear out to set our objectives for the coming summer. Great to announce that The Burning Curtains are now Number 1 in the Manchester Indie Chart! … Continue readingSpring Is In The Air!
We’ll be announcing a whole heap of gigs very soon as the first leg of our summer tour starts this June. We have a few random performances coming up in April and May as we set out our stall for hitting the road which will take us well into 2020 and beyond. … Continue readingOn the Road with TBC – DIY Tour!
As you know TBC have a passion for the cinema of the ’60s and ’70s and one of our all-time favourites is the British gangster classic, Get Carter starring the great Micheal Caine. It’s not the first time this film has influenced musicians with their artistic endeavours, The Human League also paid homage in their track of the same name on the seminal album Dare. … Continue readingMy name is… Carter’s Revenge
Here’s a sneak peek at TBC’s new album cover design. The album will feature 8 tracks and will be mixed the old fashioned way! It will be named lofi* and it has a few surprises in store. … Continue readingAnnouncing lofi* TBC’s debut album
The Burning Curtains’ second single has hit stores worldwide from today, 11th February 2019. To celebrate the launch we have commissioned a new video in usual TBC fashion for your enjoyment. Feel free to share with your friends and help bring TBCs’ brand of Manchester indie magic to their yearning ears and eyes. … Continue readingSometimes * it’s here!
Only seven days to wait for the release of TBCs’ second single, “Sometimes”. Already debuted on a number of radio stations to critical acclaim, “Sometimes” is a tour de force of Post Punk, Industrial, Manchester Indie music. … Continue reading7 Days & Counting – Sometimes
It was TBCs’ first ever track, created in a damp, cold basement in playwright Jim Allen’s old house in Middleton, Manchester. Although only a rough demo remained of it after it was shelved, I decided to resurrect the track this past autumn and breath new life into it. I don’t think I was prepared for how it would turn out, but I’d say it’s raised the bar for TBC by a country mile. … Continue readingBullitt is comin’ to get ya!
Three months after the successful and much lauded debut single “Fountains”, comes the eagerly anticipated follow-up single “Sometimes”. Part of the “Phoenix Sessions” EP series, “Sometimes” features ex-drummer Brian Hoyle from a recording made in January 2018 at Huddersfield University under the guidance of engineer and mixer, J.A Sage. The track was completed in the fall of 2018 in TBC’s producer/vocalist Stuart Campbell’s studio then mixed and mastered by J.A Sage in January 2019. … Continue readingPress Release – Sometimes
The imminent release of The Burning Curtains next single “Sometimes”, is upon us. The final mix has been approved and we are just awaiting the master for upload to our distributor. … Continue readingIt’s Coming! Sometimes is immense!
Announcing the first track to be released from the Phoenix Sessions will be Sometimes. A song we consider to be probably our most commercial to date. The track is currently with our most excellent engineer and mixer J.A. Sage, and he’s set to start the final mix next week. Following approval by yours truly, the track will be left with Joe for mastering and then it will be uploaded to our distributor via our label and publisher Where Egos Dare Music. We’ve decided that the tracks for the EP, Phoenix Sessions, will have a rolling release starting with Sometimes in February. This will be followed by Punk in March and finally Hypertension in April. … Continue readingSometimes
Welcome one and all to 2019. This year will see me celebrate my 56th revolution around the sun, the imminent release of the Phoenix Sessions EP, the recording of TBC’s debut album and the start of TBC’s Bars, Bordellos & Beaches tour. 2018 marked a turning point in the life of The Burning Curtains. The year was full of highs and lows. The lows are now behind us and the highs we can continue to celebrate particularly the release of our debut single Fountains which has clocked up over four and a half thousand streams and downloads since its release on 5th November last year. … Continue readingTBC & New Year 2019
Sometimes is coming along nicely. I’ve already finished Hypertension and Punk is on the menu for tomorrow. Here’s a little video of yours truly deep in shoegaze guitar heaven!
Was out in Alexandra Park, Oldham, UK on Sunday and snapped this on my phone. I’m working on a radio edit of the single and thought this is a more striking image for the artwork. While you’re here why not have a listen to “Fountains” on Spotify?
The Burning Curtains are in the press. Read this great review of TBCs’ debut single “Fountains” on Down The Front Media’s music review page. “The raw, industrial offering that TBC have produced is unmistakably British in character” Anne Estella
Back to tracking guitars this week for our next release “Phoenix Sessions” which will be a 3 track EP featuring “Punk”, “Sometimes” and “Hypertension”. These three tracks featured in a live webcast earlier in the year and reached an audience in excess of 3000. Due for release worldwide after Christmas, we shall be making it available on 7 inch vinyl in a limited run of 100 copies. These will be exclusively available to purchase from the venues we will be playing from April next year. Cant wait for you to hear it. xTBCx
Manchester post-punk dynamos are more than ready’ to embark onto the music scene in more ways than one! Read the full interview here…
Only one more day to wait before the launch of TBC’s debut single “Fountains” 🎶🎸😎🚀 Today we’ll be doing an interview with Tim Forker of Forkster Music Promotions which will be available on his blog and online tomorrow. It’s been a long road to get to this point. There have been casualties along the way. This is the end of the beginning and as a new chapter unfolds we hope you can stay with us and enjoy the rush xTBCx
One of the first songs to emerge from our damp basement in Jim Allen’s old house in Middleton and inspired by 1968 movie thriller of the same name, I’ve decided to bring this TBC classic back into the sunlight where it belongs.