Posts by Month: March 2013

Gig: Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles


Arthur Rigby & the Baskervylles are an 8-piece Orchestral Pop band, based in Leeds. The sound the band creates is a genuinely beautiful mixing pot of lush orchestrations, poetic lyrics, romantic melodies and powerful energy.
Arthur Rigby have become firm favourites of BBC 6 Music’s Tom Robinson, who regularly … Read on


Gig: Findlay



Joyeux Anniversaire Records presents…

FINDLAY + Special Guests TBA

“A must-listen if you love the strut of Deap Vally, wished The White Stripes still thrashed and miss The Kills at their best” – NME

Having established herself as one of the best new voices in the country with her … Read on

Gig: The Lucky Strikes + Second Hand Wings


Hailing from the Thames Delta of Southend on Sea the Lucky Strikes channel blues country and gospel into their own brand of cinematic Americana.

The songwriting focuses on literate ragged alternative country, influenced by the Band, Tom Waits and the spaghetti westerns of Ennio Morricone.

Lead singer Matt Boulter, … Read on

Gig: N.Racker + Fieldhead + A-Sun Ammissa



N.Racker caused quite a stir with their debut live performance last year supporting Demdike Stare. Since their debut long player Flock Toxicant was issued on Andy Votel’s Pre Cert Entertainment, N.Racker have been slowly gaining a cult following with their wondrously dark and sonorous sounds. Boomkat’s apt description … Read on

Gig: Foxygen


Foxygen is the bicoastal classic rock-leaning experimental pop project of multi-instrumentalists Sam France and Jonathan Rado. The two grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of West Lake Village and began the band in 2005 as 15-year-old high-school freshmen. Apart from sharing a voracious love of classic albums from  … Read on


Gig: Ghostpoet


A U.K.-based MC whose beats and flow brimmed with drowsy anxiety, Ghostpoet (Obaro Ejimiwe) became involved with music while attending university. He was a member of a grime collective but eventually gravitated toward a less energetic production sound and MC’ing style, introduced on 2010’s The Sound of Strangers, a … Read on


Gig: Widowspeak


Widowspeak is an American band comprised of Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas, known for its dreamy, western-tinged take on rock and roll. The outfit formed in 2010 and released two singles in 2011 (Harsh Realm, Gun Shy) followed by a debut album (self-titled) in the summer of that … Read on


Gig: Mac Demarco


When the then 21-year old Mac DeMarco released his debut Rock and Roll Night Club 12″ just a short while ago in the Spring of 2012, it was accompanied by a barrage of bizarrely funny promo videos, wildly unhinged live performances and a not-so-subtle disparate range of promo photos. … Read on


Gig: Beach Fossils


Beach Fossils began in 2009 as the solo project of Dustin Payseur. Before and after the 2010 release of the S/T debut LP and 2011’s What A Pleasure EP, they performed around the world with a lineup that once featured Cole Smith (DIIV) and John Peńa (Heavenly Beat). They … Read on