INTERVIEW: The Pop Group – We Don’t Want To Be Zombified

The Pop Group’s Mark Stewart has always been a larger than life figure and now on the eve of their first album in 35 years he is positively chafing at the bit as he talks with Chris Familton about the creative forces that continue to drive the group. “It’s mental. I’m pinching myself and can’t believe it. We’ve just started rehearsing for the tour and … Continue reading INTERVIEW: The Pop Group – We Don’t Want To Be Zombified

WATCH: Primal Scream collaborate with Mark Stewart…

Primal Scream have hooked up with Mark Stewart of legendary bands The Pop Group and Maffia to record the song Autonomia which will appear on Stewart’s The Politics of Envy LP set to drop March 27th. The album features a litany of guest known for stirring the pot, including Richard Hell, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Gina Birch of the Raincoasts, Clash/PiL guitarist Keith Levine, Slits bassist Tessa Politt, … Continue reading WATCH: Primal Scream collaborate with Mark Stewart…

VIDEO: The Pop Group reunite | watch trailer for Mark Stewart doco…

After 30 years The Pop Group have reunited for some tour dates and an album in September. The line-up features original members Mark Stewart on vocals, Gareth Sager on guitar, piano, and sax, and Bruce Smith on drums, along with former member Dan Castis on bass. Below is the trailer for a doco on frontman Mark Stewart who has since recorded for ON-U Sound and … Continue reading VIDEO: The Pop Group reunite | watch trailer for Mark Stewart doco…