Blue Roses

#307 Laura Groves – Waterfalls

Laura Groves

Laura Groves moves ever further from her Blue Roses persona, but the music remains as hypnotic as ever. Her latest effort is a cover of Paul McCartney’s ‘Waterfalls’, the track which *cough* inspired the TLC song of the same name.…

#190 Laura Groves – Pale Shadows

Laura Groves

You will find some of the world’s biggest Blue Roses fans at FFS, so there is more than a little excitement about new music from Laura Groves. Groves has had a rebranding, dropping her floral moniker, so it’s no surprise…

Deer Shed to host Alessi’s Ark & Blue Roses

If you’re on the look for a laid-back festival with a bit of class, look no further than the intriguingly named Deer Shed Festival, a one day festival (camping’s an optional extra) taking place at Baldersley Park, North Yorkshire on…

Blog: Songs’ best bits

FFS asked you for your #bestbits of songs on twitter today — your favourite couple of seconds of music, one that makes you swoon, cry or nigh-on burst with joy. You came up with so many good suggestions that we…

Live: FFS at Leeds Live

Ali Mason tastes the wonders of Leeds Live for the first time, and describes the experience for FFS’s readers.  Bask in the glow of this wonderful May Bank Holiday weekend. On a bright, sunny, May Day morning, I set out…

Owl Parliament 2010 line-up announced

Last year, the first Owl Parliament was a wonder of a day: Mechanical Bride, Jeff Lewis, Johnny Flynn and Laura Marling were a few of the stellar acts who performed to a Union Chapel auditorium packed full of numb-bummed music…