Tag: Jay Jay Pistolet








Jay Jay Pistolet was a solo artist based in London.  Disastrously (as far as For Folk’s Sake is concerned) he put an end to his solo career in 2009 and joined The Vaccines, who are all very well and good, but it’s just not the same.  Read reviews and interviews with Jay Jay Pistolet on For Folk’s Sake.

Album: Communion Compilation

Look, the clue is in the name – this offering from the burgeoning club night established by Ben Lovett (Mumford & Sons) and Kevin Jones (Cherbourg) is a bringing together of musical souls and a testament to the talent that…

Communion to release compilation album featuring Mumford & Sons, Alessi + Australian show

Communion, the London, Leeds and Brighton clubnight run by Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons and Kev Jones, formerly of Cherbourg, will be releasing a 21-track compilation CD featuring Mumford and Sons, Johnny Flynn, Broadcast 2000, Alessi’s Ark and Jay…

Jay Jay Pistolet offers 25-track ‘Goodbye CD’

Justin Hayward-Young, who has hung up the moniker Jay Jay Pistolet in favour of a mysterious new musical direction, is selling a 25-track album of JJP recordings for £5 through his MySpace.

He said: “Loads of people have been asking for CDs… think of it as a leaving present. Lots of old, new and unreleased tracks.”

Jay Jay Pistolet calls it a day

It seems Jay Jay Pistolet’s claims at the Cargo folky extravaganza that it was the last time he’d ever play his songs weren’t far from the truth.

Communion hosts folktastic stage at Bloom festival

Communion has announced a corker of a line-up for its first festival. The London – and now Brighton – night organised by Kev Jones of Cherbourg and Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons, has curated a folk stage at Bloom in Bristol.

Live review: Laura Marling supported by Jay Jay Pistolet @ The Scala, London

Arriving half way through Pete’s Roe’s set at the already incredibly crowded Scala on Tuesday, the excitement in the air was palpable. This was The Night Terror Tour’s homecoming and, after a brief trip around the UK and a longer one around the US with Mumford and Sons and Johnny Flynn, Laura Marling was back where it all began.