Tag: Butcher Boy

#128 Butcher Boy – Carve A Pattern

Brilliant Glaswegians Butcher Boy released this slice of gorgeous indie pop from album React or Die in 2009. Their record dropped through our mailbox from flawless DIY label How Does It Feel to be Loved? And we were instantly captivated.…

Brian’s Mixtape #35: Leave the Animals Out of It

Following a delectable week of Joni Mitchell, Brian’s allowed his hippy side out of the oak tree for a pad around the forest floor.  Now, don’t get Brian wrong: he’s not about to give up his beloved dormouse suppers.  He…

FFS Schmercury shortlist announced. Get voting!

It’s been a tough weekend here at FFS HQ, but through bitterly fought arguments, desperate whittling down and some pretty poor attempts at using maths to help us choose, the FFS Schmercury shortlist for 2009 is ready for your listening pleasure.

FFS Interview: Butcher Boy

Butcher Boy have had quite a year. Their second album React or Die received rave reviews across the board with the Times rock critic Pete Paphides declaring “Butcher Boy have set a standard against which every other release this year must surely be judged”. The band are set to fulfil a long-held ambition this month by performing a live film score to Cocozza film Chick’s Day at Glasgow Film Theatre. Songwriter and frontman John Blain Hunt kindly agreed to answer our questions…

Review: Butcher Boy – React or Die

It’s an exciting time for Scottish music. Camera Obscura are set to release fourth full length My Maudlin Career, Kris Drever, John McCusker and Roddy Woomble have joined forces to form a folk behemoth, and now relative newcomers Butcher Boy have released their second album React Or Die.