Artists On Albums: AOA#46 (Brave Timbers’ Sarah Kemp on The Night Is Advancing)

Sarah Kemp (Brave Timbers) on… Appendix Out’s The Night Is Advancing (Drag City, 2001) I first got to hear of Appendix Out through a boyfriend I had at the time, around when I was about 19 or 20 years old. We were listening to bands like Low, the Dirty Three, Will Oldham and his Palace stuff, and I guess it was maybe because Appendix Out … [Read more...]

FAO#27 (Brave Timbers & Amiina)

The language of musical analysis is rife with clichés, contradictions and confusion.  Whilst it’s often claimed that a ‘less is more’ approach bears some of the greatest fruit, the hypothesis comes unglued when thinking of the layered and laboured-over studio triumphs of The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Miles Davis, Serge Gainsbourg and many others.  … [Read more...]

New album from Fieldhead in November

Leeds resident Paul Elam records his solo works as Fieldhead. Paul is a full-time member of The Declining Winter (featuring members of Hood) and a member of Glissando's Fleeting Glimpse Ensemble. Fieldhead releases They Shook Hands for Hours through Home Assembly Music on November 2nd. The release comes as a 10 track CD album, with a limited … [Read more...]