The Twang - 'Neontwang'

The Twang - 'Neontwang'

In 1998, filmmaker Gus Van Sant’s near shot-for-shot remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ was panned for being wholly unnecessary. The world didn’t need a remake of ‘Psycho’. Likewise, the world has somehow managed to keep spinning...

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The Twang - '10:20'

The Twang - '10:20'

Few bands have fallen from the table of hype with the velocity of The Twang. Soon after they were on the cover of NME , knives came out for second album ‘Jewellery Quarter’, with the pseudo-liberal media eagerly pigeonholing them as...

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Album review: The Twang - 'Jewellery Quarter'

Album review: The Twang - 'Jewellery Quarter'

There can’t be many people looking forward to this record. Since The Twang failed in their bid for world domination first time around, they’ve dropped completely off the radar – so the story of ‘Jewellery Quarter’ isn’t one of...

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Live Review: The Twang

Live Review: The Twang

Twenty-five minutes walk from New Street Station, into the wall-crumblingly run-down Digbeth area, through the NHS glasses-thick windows, lies The Rainbow.Home to an increasing number of club nights and gigs, it retains the essence of a great...

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The Twang

The Twang

Ga-ga at Glasto, trashed at T In The Park, rat-arsed at Reading — no-one can deny The Twang brought the party to 2007. The latest (and final?) single from ‘Love It When I Feel Like This’, ‘Push The Ghosts’ is another, erm, step on from...

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The Twang Feat The Streets

The Twang Feat The Streets

Seconds Out! With the festival season coming on quicker than Frank Carter at a two-for-one sale at Mr Tattoo, British pop looks set for its biggest gender stand-off since the great NME/Huggy Bear bust up of 1993 (ask your dad). In the Mockney...

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The Twang: Love It When I Feel Like This

The Twang: Love It When I Feel Like This

The first time NME met The Twang, the band’s bassist tried to spike our drink with class A drugs, several members of them unwantedly groped our testicles, while, if we had a pound for every time they’ve called us a “cunt”, we’d be...

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The Twang: Concorde 2, Brighton & Nottingham Trent University, Wednesday May 9 & Thursday May 10

The Twang: Concorde 2, Brighton & Nottingham...

Wanna go Twangin’ Out tonight? Here’s what you’ll need: one pint of beer, balanced delicately from the end of outstretched arms like you’re asking for a hug from a Wetherspoon’s doorman. One towel to twirl jubilantly over your head...

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The Twang

The Twang

According to leaked MI6 documents The Twang pose a bigger threat to global security than terrorism or global warming, with billions of people poised to take up arms over whether they’re the Midlands Mondays or the Brum Northside. ‘Either...

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The Twang

The Twang

First the Kaisers, then The Automatic and now The Twang. On current form, you’d put a fiver on ‘super-indie’ B-Unique succeeding even if they announced plans to fly Pennie to Mars fuelled by one of Preston’s leftover cappuccinos. At...

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