September 22, 2015
by Stefan Meeuws
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[Ask Ether Site] The Meaning of ‘If Not Now When’

Welcome to Ask Ether Site, where you can ask any (TB-related) question to, you guessed it, Ether Site! Today’s question is from Yudha and comes all the way from Indonesia. He says: I don’t understand the meaning [of] your lyric … Continue reading

September 28, 2013
by Stefan Meeuws
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[Olly Answers] #6: Influence of If Not Now When

Counting down to the release of ‘We Were Here’, the 6th Turin Brakes studio album, we’re posting exclusive quotes from our interview with Olly – almost – every day up to 30 September 2013. If you like what you read, … Continue reading

November 17, 2012
by Stefan Meeuws
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Olly plays session on Dermot O’Leary show

Olly (and wife Rachel) will appear on BBC Radio 2 today to play a session on Dermot O’Leary’s show. Turin Brakes have appeared on the show many times before, so it’s nice to see Olly’s solo material will get the … Continue reading

October 22, 2012
by Stefan Meeuws
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If Not Now When – Ether Site Interview

Olly Knights on If Not Now When: ‘I purposefully used a very different tuning and playing style to TB, and I figured if it was me playing all the instruments (with my wife on piano) it would go somewhere else, which it did I think.’ Continue reading

October 21, 2012
by Stefan Meeuws
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If Not Now When – The Ether Site Review

One of the many reasons to like Turin Brakes is because, in the end, it’s very nice music made by very nice guys. In fact, one could argue that they’ve always been an odd fit for the fame game: no … Continue reading

By Philip Bloom

August 16, 2012
by Stefan Meeuws
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[Etherish] Now, indeed, now

This Summer is turning out to be very exciting for Turin Brakes fans. The first half was mainly interesting for UK-based folks, with several intimate gigs providing lovely nights out. The second half is turning out to be interesting for … Continue reading

August 13, 2012
by Stefan Meeuws
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BREAKING Olly Knights single If Not Now When

It’s online woohoo! Olly Knights’ first solo single, the title track from the new album If Not Now When. The whole album – to be released in September/October – was recorded at home, with analogue recording material and instruments and … Continue reading

August 5, 2012
by Stefan Meeuws
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Questions on Olly Knights’ solo record

Here are some burning questions and answers on Olly Knights’ solo project after the video trailer arrived yesterday. Photos courtesy of Philip Bloom, btw. Is this the end of Turin Brakes? No it’s not. At least Olly tweeted: “Absolutely not.” … Continue reading