Rock ‘n’ Roll Points Test

Find out how Rock 'n' Roll you are. Take Filthy Pedro's world famous Rock'n'Roll Points test, devised by Bacchanalian Boffins and the man himself.

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Watch the Rock'n'Roll Points video, Filthy Pedro on Channel 4's Transmission program, live footage and more on the videos page.

Who are the Carthaginians?

Filthy Pedro often plays with the Carthaginians, a rag tag collective of musicians. Find out more about these handsome folks.

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Who is Filthy Pedro?

Originating from an unpronounceable rural outback of Anglesey and rumoured to possess mysterious druid-like powers.

An imp of the perverse and pioneer of the UK anti-folk scene. Filthy can often be seen playing with the Carthaginians, a band of lunatic musicians who keep on losing it.

Find out more about Filthy Pedro.

Metro Newspaper:
"A raucous, indeed filthy, songwriter whose tracks fit somewhere between Jeffrey Lewis's mordant wordplay and the beat-up folk of Will Oldham's Palace Brothers"

NME:
"thoroughly excellent (and a bit odd)"

Lauren Laverne:
"Author of couplet of the decade: Drinking Jack Daniel's in the bathtub/Making a pact with Beelzebub"

Nude Magazine:
“Self-consciously amateurish and defiantly lo-fi"

Michael Hogan, Vanity Fair:
“If Filthy Pedro didn't write the book on perversely ingenious acoustic rock’n’roll, he can at least find it using a card catalogue”

Time Out New York:
“Is Filthy Pedro to dirty sanchez as chips are to fries?”

What’s he up to?

Immortality anyone? Going in search of a legendary Mermaid

Gilgamesh famously failed in his bid for immortality, but I’ve always been tempted by the idea, and so this Easter weekend represents a rare chance at actually achieving it thanks to an old legend in the Peak District, England’s oldest National Park. Once a year, on Easter Eve, legend has it that an ancient Mermaid goes for an [...]

While Filthy sleeps a new website is being created

Filthy Pedro might have done another vanishing act, but we’ve decided to spruce up the website. It’s been neglected for way too long. Plans are to add a big backlog of images and magazine articles, and if we can get the boffins to look at it, update the Rock’n’Roll points test.

The new album is out now!

The new album is out now! April 12th 2010. Released on Blang Records and years in the making is the collection of recordings from Filthy Pedro and the Carthaginians. Here is the album cover and the press release blurb from the record label: History hedonist and deviant slacker Filthy Pedro shot to fame when Channel [...]