The former Libertine plays a solo show at the historic London venue.
Another photo feature from GLONO’s new UK HQ. This time, we catch Carl Barat at a tiny club in North East England.
Pete Doherty reveals to the NME that the Libertines have received multiple offers worth millions of pounds to reunite for British festivals but that co-leader Carl Barat has nixed them all. “We had some ridiculous offers to headline Reading,” he said. “Like £2 million to headline this festival, £1 million to headline that festival. I … Continue reading Pete to Carl: Let’s Be Friends!
We’ve been gaga for all things Libertines for a long time now. To the point of being apologists for that degenerate druggy, Pete Doherty. So, it’s with mixed feelings that we approach the news that ex-Libertine Carl Barat‘s band, Dirty Pretty Things, is no more. Their debut album was solid (if not mind blowing or … Continue reading Dirty Pretty Things Bid Adieu
GLONO’s new UK photographer catches up with the Dirty Pretty Things at one of their final shows.
The title’s not a call to action but a statement of fact: Pete’s free today, having served 29 days of a 14-week jail sentence for breaking probation. And from the sounds of it, prison life has it’s ups and downs when you’re Pete Doherty. “I got trouble from the start, from the inmates and the … Continue reading Free Pete Doherty
Footage has surfaced of Dirty Pretty Things playing an acoustic number in Pentonville Prison. The band played a set on Monday, August 27 to raise awareness for the suicide prevention group, Wasted Youth. I love how Didz is swaying a little in the background while Gary is just standing there looking like he belongs there. … Continue reading Dirty Pretty Things in Prison
I’m not really sure what the hell this is all about—some public service announcement type charity, or whatever—but you can play a Frogger-inspired game called Roadie Runner wherein you listen to Dirty Pretty Things songs and “collect the guitar from the other side of the road and bring it back.” There are apparently prizes to … Continue reading Dirty Pretty Things: Play Frogger Online
GLONO hosts Dirty Pretty Things for a day in Chicago and gives them an authentic tour of the Windy City with vintage clothes shopping in Wicker Park, hotdogs, and a dip in the great Lake Michigan. Oh, and the band put on a hell of a show…
Like so many great British bands, the allure of the Libertines was found in the complex relationship of its frontmen, Carl Barat and Pete Doherty. So what happens when they go their separate ways?