The Troubled Times

Psychedelic garage rock trio: Antony Milton (lead guitar & keyboards), Dave Edwards (bass & 2nd guitar), and David Heath (drums) – in Masterton, New Zealand


“a loud and noisy nocturnal romp through the hills and onto the gravel back roads of one of Aotearoa/New Zealand’s least visited regions. All recorded ‘New Zealand style’ in [my] garage.”

Antony Milton



and two albums :

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The Troubled Times made a guest appearance on (the otherwise acoustic) Poems & Lyrics by John Collie (1856) – with an electric swamp blues arrangement of The Dying Monarch (a key crossover track).

The Troubled Times also feature on the compilation águas brilhantes: 2018​-​2022


Started as a duo of Antony Milton and Dave Edwards in Masterton, NZ

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Antony and Dave first crossed paths in Wellington, in the early 2000s.

Antony released the Winter‘s debut album Parataxes on CDR on his PseudoArcana label.

He also played electric violin in the 2004 lineup of Ascension Band.