The Wave Pictures

Album | Vostok 5 – Vostok 5

Vostok 5 is a collection of songs about man’s first uncertain explorations into space. Some of them are about men, both on the ground and in the rockets themselves; some who made it, some who never made it and some…

Festival: Green Man

The Green Man promised magic and he didn’t disappoint. Once again the organisers pulled off the spectacular trick of attracting the friendliest festival crowd to the most laid-back festival there is, while enticing some of the weirdest and most wonderful…

Live: Daniel Johnston, Laura Marling, The Wave Pictures @ Union Chapel, London

We arrived at Union Chapel to catch the end of The Wave Pictures’ earlier-than-advertised slot. The Leicestershire band delivered an assured performance, and have certainly come along way since FFS last saw them at End of the Road 2008. When they close with the brilliant Strange Fruit For David, we see why The Wave Pictures are so well-loved by established alt-folkers like Jeffrey Lewis and Darren Hayman, with whom they’ve appeared on stage.