All posts tagged “johnpeel

The Undertones 2018

Teenage Kicks 2018

Teenage Kicks 2018 – 18x24cm, oil and acrylic on canvas The Undertones are a punk rock band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1974. The DJ John Peel once famously played their single ‘Teenage kicks’ twice in a row on his radio show.

The Slits 2018

The Slits 2018

The Slits 2018 – 40 x 40cm, acrylic on canvas The Slits were a British post-punk band formed in London in 1976 by members of the groups The Flowers of Romance and The Castrators. The group’s early line-up consisted of Ari Up (Ariane Forster) and […]

Bilinda 2018

Bilinda 2018 – 37 x 30cm, oil and acrylic on canvas My Bloody Valentine are a rock band formed in Dublin in 1983. Since 1987, the lineup has consisted of founding members Kevin Shields (vocals, guitar, sampler) and Colm O’ Ciosoig (drums, sampler), with Bilinda […]

Iggy 2018

I wanna be your dog 2018

I wanna be your dog 2018 – 18 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas James Newell Osterberg Jr. aka Iggy Pop (1947) is considered by many to be the “Godfather of Punk”. He was the vocalist of influential proto-punk band The Stooges, who reunited in 2003, […]

Jim and Bobby 2018

Jim and Bobby 2018

Jim and Bobby 2018 – 46 x 35cm, oil and acrylic on canvas This series of paintings refer to archival images of mostly British indie bands from the 80s and 90s that I discovered from listening to John Peel late at night. The Jesus and […]

Julian 2018

World Shut Your Mouth 2018

World Shut Your Mouth 2018 – 18 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas Julian David Cope (1957) is an English musician who originally came to prominence in 1978 as the singer and songwriter in Liverpool post-punk band the Teardrop Explodes, from 1983 he has continued working […]

Gorkys Zygotic Mynci 2018

Gorkys Zygotic Mynci 2018

Gorkys Zygotic Mynci 2018 – 20 x 24cm, oil and acrylic on canvas Zygotic Mynci were a psychedelic folk rock band formed in Carmarthen, Wales in 1991, they were active until 2006. I saw Gorkys playing live many times and it was always a real […]