West London retro-folkster Jay Jay Pistolet has recorded a track for Black Cab Sessions.
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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.
EP Review: Jay Jay Pistolet – Happy Birthday You
Jay Jay Pistolet’s debut EP oozes with warmth, nostalgia and cuts to the very core with its haunting vocals.
Live Review: Jeremy Warmsley @ Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, October 20th 2008
With a genealogy that straddles the Channel and a musical career which already spans multiple locations and genres, Jeremy Warmsley seemed perfectly at home in this splendid little venue in ‘trendy’ Hoxton.
Jay Jay Pistolet releases EP details
Hampshire folkster Jay Jay Pistolet has posted details of his forthcoming EP on his myspace. Three out of four of the tracks were produced by Noah and the Whale’s Charlie Fink and the fourth by Johnny Flynn bassist Adam Beech.
The EP will be released on 17th November through Stiff Records, but copies will also be available ahead of the date on Laura Marling’s Night Terror tour on which Pistolet supports.
Laura Marling announces support for headline tour
Laura Marling’s people (yep, she has people, and a headquarters if her website is to be believed) have announced that Jay Jay Pistolet will be first support on her headline tour, apart from in Manchester where Peggy Sue and the Pictures will play.
Giant Cardiff music festival back for triumphant second year
Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens brings his South by Southwest mimicking bandfest to the Welsh capital for a triumphant second year.
Folk the south: Winchester Live
Winchester (incidentally For Folk’s Sake hometown) is to play host to a plethora of folk favourites at the inaugural week-long Winchester Live festival.
Jay Jay Pistolet finishes EP, announces headline tour
For Folk’s Sake’s favourite interviewee so far, Jay Jay Pistolet, has finished his new EP with the track ‘Hooked Up On Us’ produced by Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit bassist Adam Beach.
Folk stars surprise west London gig-goers
A capacity crowd was treated to more than they bargained for at Mumford and Sons headline Blue Flowers gig at George IV in Chiswick on 7th September.
For Folk’s Sake Interview: Jay Jay Pistolet
Jay Jay Pistolet met FFS in a park in Shoreditch. Neither of us had the right haircut, but Mr Pistolet was a cracking interviewee and revealed that his housemate, a certain Marcus Mumford Esquire, likes to email randoms on Myspace.