The Miserable Rich

Tour: Tristram & Laish

It’s no secret that FFS are stonking great big fans of Tristram.  Of course we are.  The man makes the most heart-searing noises with his bare mouth.  We liked his ‘Someone Told Me a Poem’ EP so much we raved…

Blog: Helen’s Album Round-up 2010

When I was an undergraduate we would sometimes play the ‘would you rather…’ game. Andy and Maggie play it in Extras (‘Would you rather be a penguin who’s a bird but can’t fly or a flying fish that’s a fish…

The Miserable Rich Tour and Album

This is, by necessity, a brief and information-packed news item, because The Miserable Rich are on tour right now and will stop being on 19th June.  They are fantastically talented musicians with a proclivity for reviving old, neglected instruments whilst…

EP: The Miserable Rich – Covers

Having only released their debut album earlier this year, it is quite remarkable that the still relatively unknown quantity that is The Miserable Rich carry with them such a recognisably distinctive and uniquely personal sound through a combination of James…

Interview: The Miserable Rich

The Miserable Rich – yet another marvellous band from Brighton’s Willkommen Collective – have just released their brilliant Covers EP with new takes on songs by Iggy Pop and the Eurithmics. Frontman James de Malplaquet answered our questions.