18 November 2010Subterraneans + Kevin Hewick @ 12 Bar Club
In other Hewick-related news Kevin is supporting Section 25 at the Beat Club in Blackpool on Saturday 11 December and Kevin's power rock trio Hewick Haynes and James open for Diesel Park West at Leicester Musician on 17 December. HHJ will also contribute a few tracks to the new Hewick album which is being recorded from November through to the early New Year.
Finally, Hewick Haynes and James are the September boys for The Musician 2011 Unzipped nude charity calendar in aid of Rainbows Children's Hospice. It costs £10 from The Musician in Leicester or via their website www.themusicianpub.co.uk. It's a stocking filler. Ooh er, missus!
Post punk cult band The Names emerged in the winter of 1977-1978 as The Passengers, gathering immediate attention on the local Brussels scene. In 1979, after a series of successful gigs and a crucial step forward opening for Magazine, they recorded their first E.P. ("Spectators Of Life") and attracted the interest of prominent label Factory Records in Manchester.
Their first British studio session (at Stockport's Strawberry Studio) produced the single "Nightshift" / "I Wish I Could Speak Your Language (Fac 29). Receiving enthusiastic reviews in the UK and abroad, it marked the start of a long and fruitful collaboration with producer Martin Hannett. The album "Swimming" followed as well as more singles, including "Calcutta" and "The Astronaut".
- extract from the official website biography