These New Puritans

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These New Puritans review – frustratingly unfinished symphonies
The duo’s vast sonic canvases, here expanded with a 16-piece ensemble, are ambitious and cinematic but need focus

Stevie Chick

24, Feb, 2020 @1:42 PM

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These New Puritans: Inside the Rose review – swimming in ideas
While not as commercial as they profess, TNP’s fourth album is surprisingly direct and romantic

Alexis Petridis

21, Mar, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Musicians on Mark Hollis: 'He found hooks in places I'm still trying to fathom'
Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor, Charlotte Church, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry and others on his songs, enigmatic spirit and musical vision

Interviews by Laura Snapes

26, Feb, 2019 @6:00 PM

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Ghosts of partition: a musical odyssey about the desperate train journeys that divided India
Railways played a crucial role in partition, as Hindus and Muslims took crammed, dangerous and often deadly journeys to their new homes. Those momentous days have now been turned into a devastating show by experimental musicians

Chal Ravens

20, Sep, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Readers recommend: best piano songs – results
From a vast repertoire of nominations from last week’s thread, RR regular Shoegazer presents his concert of selections

Guardian readers

28, Aug, 2014 @12:49 PM

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The Great Escape 2014 adds Wild Beasts and These New Puritans
The two alternative acts join 150 new names in the music showcase’s latest wave of announced performers

Tshepo Mokoena

25, Feb, 2014 @1:45 PM

Live at the Guardian 2013: the best of our exclusive sessions, part one – video

Alexis Petridis picks some of the best performances from the live music sessions recorded this year at the Guardian's studios, featuring Suede, These New Puritans and Rokia Troare

Tom Silverstone

25, Dec, 2013 @9:00 AM

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Best albums of 2013: 20-11

The countdown continues! How are you feeling? Nervous? Terrified? A bit disinterested but willing to take an active interest in case an album you hate made it into our list so you can tweet about it? Here's the next batch of names

Guardian music

06, Dec, 2013 @12:00 PM

The alternative Mercury prize 2013 shortlist

Each year the Mercury prize becomes more conservative – ahead of Wednesday's ceremony, our critics pick the albums that should have been nominated, from cow-shed electronica to airport dubstep

Harriet Gibsone, Dave Simpson, Dorian Lynskey, Tim Jonze, Alexis Petridis, Lanre Bakare, Michael Hann, Alex Macpherson, Caspar Llewellyn Smith, Dom Lawson and Jude Rogers

29, Oct, 2013 @6:59 AM

These New Puritans: Fragment Two - live session video

Joined by jazz singer Elisa Rodrigues as well as live brass, These New Puritans visit the Guardian studio to perform an exclusive live version of their single Fragment Two

Thibaut Rémy, Ben Kape, Andy Gallagher, Lily Brazier, Alex Healey and Ekaterina Ochagavia

21, Oct, 2013 @8:06 AM

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The best albums of 2013 (so far) - the critics' choice

Our music writers reveal the records they can't stop listening to this year, from John Grant's Pale Green Ghosts to These New Puritans' Field Of Reeds

Guardian Music

11, Jul, 2013 @7:53 PM

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These New Puritans – review

This music is uncompromising and dissonant – yet warm, humane and addictive, writes Ian Gittins

Ian Gittins

20, Jun, 2013 @4:59 PM

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