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8th October 2017

The band has been on hiatus for the past couple of years, we are lazy like that. New recordings near completion, hope to release them this year!


10th March 2014

Otalgia play here on 14th March 2014, on stage around 8 and free in!


6 Dec 2013

Otalgia are pleased to announce that their song “Empty Boxes” is included in this years A Very Cherry Christmas 9 CD on Cherryade Records. A big thanks to Rachael Neiman xx The CD can be ordered from here –



23 Sept 2013

Otalgia are pleased to announce that their next gig will be at The White Horse, Eccles at 10.30pm on Sat 28th September, Stage One as part of the Salford Music Festival. Headline act are Inca Babies (11.30pm)

Salford Music Festival

24 March 2013

A selection of the bands music is now available for download from Bandcamp. (

7 March 2013

The wonderfull All-FM DJ Fiona Ledgard had us into the studio for an interview and to play 3 exclusive recordings that the band did for her show.  You can hear the full recording here –

Listen to Otalgia on Fiona Ledgards show












22 December 2012

A big thanks to Huw Stephens of Radio One for the airplay of our Christmas song and also to Salford mega-DJ Fiona Ledgard for her continued support.

7 December 2012

Happy Christmas 🙂

Otalgia have a  track Hey Santa (mispressed as Dear Santa on the release!) featured on this years Cherryade Records Christmas album along with many other excellent artists (Float Riverer, Laura Skilbeck and many others). A big thanks to Rachael Neimann for including us once again and also to Amelia for the lovely vocal intro.

A Very Cherry Christmas 8 is exclusively available from the Cherryade website and we recommend buying your copy early because they are only pressing 100 copies and once they’re gone they’re gone!


19 September 2012

Had great fun at the gig with Tender Trap, thanks to all that came.

Otalgia live at the Undertone, Cardiff

5th September 2012

Otalgia are pleased to announce that their next gig is on 15th September 2012 –



followed by MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH! (90s alt/indie clubnight)
Saturday 15th September 8pm Undertone, Cardiff Ages: 18+ £4 entry

Mike (Otalgia) and Amelia Fletcher

A nice pic of Amelia Fletcher and Mike (Otalgia) taken many moons ago in Newport.



22nd March 2012

Band have started rehearsing again in time for some summer shows and in the words of D Ream – things can only get better!



3rd January 2012

A Happy New Year to everyone!

Just a quick note to let you know that the 3 Otalgia tracks from our recent Container Drivers Radio Session (Kaleidescope Head, Tuileries and Pointless Song Song) have been added to our reverbnation site and can be downloaded for free (via the downloads page) 🙂


5th December 2011

A Very Cherry Christmas 7Otalgia are really pleased to announce that their song “Hill of Angels” will feature on this years wonderful “A very cherry Christmas 7” on Cherryade Records. The release is extremely limited and can be ordered directly from Cherryade Records here –

Alternatively the track can be purchased online from Itunes and other digital music retailers.

A HUGE thanks to Cherryade’s Rachael Neiman for including us on this great CD.


30th November 2011

Container Drivers Radio Logo3 exclusive session tracks (Kaleidescope Head, Tuileries & Pointless song song) are on this months Container Drivers Radio podcast – Listen here –

Thanks to Graeme for including these on his show. Once the show is offline we’ll add them to our reverbnation site for free download.


We’ve also had confirmation that our song “Hill of Angels” will be on this years Cherryade Christmas CD, so a huge thanks to Rachel Neiman for that!

Finally a BIG thanks to DJ’s Fiona Ledgard ( and Bob Osbourne ( for playing the last Otalgia EP on their radio shows, recommended listening.

1st November 2011

Free download of the “Is that Squirrel Relevant” EP featuring Ted Chippington is now available via Reverbnation – see downloads section for more info.

Is that squirrel relevant EP

K and Mike


Next Otalgia Gig is supporting the wonderful Cravats and Folk Devils at the Thunderbolt in Bristol.

Thu 5 April 2018 from 7.30pm

See you there!!!