c86 Tag

Icing On The Cake

C86-era scenesters 14 Iced Bears were formed in Brighton in 1985 by frontman Rob Sekula and guitarist Kevin Canham. Awash with buzzsaw guitars, their jangly, psych infused indie-pop saw them receive critical acclaim from the music press and John Peel. The band have recently had tracks featured on the ITV crime drama Karen Pirie and Amazon

Matt Deighton

Having served time with C86 indie band The Wolfhounds before more famously fronting early 90s Acid Jazz hipsters Mother Earth, singer and guitarist Matt Deighton went solo, as well as playing with the likes of Paul Weller, Beverley Martyn, Chris Difford and Steve Nieve.   We now represent five of Matt's subsequent


Cherry Red's new 3-CD edition of C86, the NME's classic cassette compilation of indie guitar music from 1986, has been troubling the Indie & Alternative charts this week and attracting rave reviews such as 'Best New Reissue' on Pitchfork. Many of the key moments on