Tag: The Barr Brothers

Interview | The Barr Brothers return with Queens of the Breakers

This week the Barr Brothers’ new record Queens of the Breakers hits the shelves – the long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s Sleeping Operator. Plenty has happened to the band in the intervening three years, leading them to take a whole new…

News | Surprise EP Release from The Barr Brothers

The Barr Brothers pleasantly surprised their fans at the end of April, by unveiling a secret, previously unannounced EP. The 5 track release, entitled Alta Falls, features some of the band’s ‘favourite misfit’ tracks that did not make the final cut…

Album | The Barr Brothers – Sleeping Operator

Gather round close. The warm glow of the Barr Brothers’ long-awaited second LP burns like the family room fireplace. Three years in the making, Sleeping Operator is a meticulously prepared piece of art, an hour-long meditation which can transport you…

News | The Barr Brothers announce new UK tour

Canadian band The Barr Brothers have announced details of a new UK tour for 2015. The band will play six venues across the UK, culminating in a show at London’s Bush Hall on 28th January. Tickets will go on sale…

#552 Barr Brothers – Love Ain’t Enough

Barr Brothers Love Ain't Enough

It is enough, actually, say Canadian four-piece Barr Brothers. Over a dreamily ululating bed of marimba, dulcimer, harp and banjo, ‘Love Ain’t Enough’ lets go of cynicism to see love under every sofa and around every corner: “Once you strip…

#539 The Barr Brothers – Half Crazy

“This song ‘Half-Crazy’ could be described as the tenacious offspring of the North African desert music of Mali/Morocco, and the sweat and electricity of the Chicago and Mississippi Delta blues,” says vocalist Brad Barr. “That music is like a stem…

News | The Barr Brothers reveal new track and UK tour

Montreal’s The Barr Brothers have announced details of a UK tour for the coming Autumn and have unveiled a new track from forthcoming album Sleeping Operator. The album is released on October 6th through Secret City Records with fans lucky…

#481 The Barr Brothers – Even The Darkness Has Arms

To this song goes the honour. ‘Even The Darkness Has Arms’ is the first song every to be our Song of the Day TWICE. But when we featured it last September, we took a live version from a Seattle radio…

#207 Futur Primitif – Time

Futur Primitif, the current project of former Low Anthem member Daniel Lefkowitz, are back with a third single from their celebrated album Machineteeth. ‘Time’ will instantly appeal to fans of his former band and should steer any of them who,…

#182 The Barr Brothers – Even The Darkness Has Arms

For Folk’s Sake were lucky enough to come face to face with the Barr Brothers at last year’s Camden Crawl and we quickly fell in love with the gentle sounds that made up their self-titled 2011 debut. Now the Canadian…