POP: PICK OF THE WEEK
Saturday 12 February 2005
Co-headlining this tour with the very complimentary Hal from Ireland (who have a single out now on Rough Trade), , a hirsute boy-girl quartet based in London and signed to Heavenly Records, look set to be one of the breakthrough acts of the year. And, indeed, in among the artpunk and lad-rock obsessed bands currently clogging up the London scene, they're a breath of fresh air, plying dreamy tunes that meld country rock and folk with a smidgen of jazzy vibes. Their trump card is a line in beautifully constructed harmonies, one of the main reasons why their live tickets are so sought after.
Cockpit, Leeds, today; Glee Club, Birmingham, Tue Roadhouse, Manchester, Thur
Artists unveils new exhibition inspired by Hastings beachart
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Pro-Russian rebel 'admits to shooting down plane'
- 2 Israel has discovered that it's no longer so easy to get away with murder in the age of social media
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: The myth of Hamas’s human shields
- 4 Amy Winehouse unpublished 2004 interview: ‘Ten years from now I’ll be 30, so I’ll maybe have one baby’
- 5 Dutch paedophile club to fight their ban at the European Court of Human Rights
What are the worst 'Word Crimes'?
Hercules, review: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson takes centre stage in preposterous film
Fight Club 2: Chuck Palahniuk sequel is a 'meta-fictional comment on the cultural response to the original'
Noel Fielding's 'Luxury Comedy': A land of the outright bizarre
Can Secret Cinema sell 80,000 'Back to the Future' tickets?
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: 'Nine Britons, 23 Americans and 80 children' feared dead after Boeing passenger jet is 'shot down' near Ukraine-Russia border
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia