Tag: The Decemberists

Brian’s Mixtape #31: All at Sea

This week Brian’s been completely and utterly unaffected by the volcanic ash cloud.  He’s not even been subject to a light dusting, the lucky bird.  He has, however, been following the news with avid interest and has concluded that all…

Emmy the Great to support The Decemberists

On Thursday 19th December, Emmy the Great is set to support one of the past decade’s most supremely wonderous bands, the Decemberists at The Coronet, Elephant and Castle.

Brian’s Monday Playlist #2: Brian’s Pick of the Scmercuries

Brian’s been agonising over our Schmercuries shortlist this weekend, trying to work out which of the wonderful albums to vote for in our poll. Sadly, FFS’s resident owl is quite the procrastinator, so what he’s actually done is pick his favourite song from each album. Whilst this hasn’t helped him make his mind up, it has produced a lovely little playlist to be shared with his friends on the interweb.

Decemberists to play Hazards of Love at London shows

The Decemberists are to play two UK gigs in November, their first in two years. The shows, both in London, will see the Decemberists play the whole of their recent album, the ‘rock opera’ Hazards of Love along with favourites from their back catalogue.

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.

The Decemberists

Hailing from Portland, Oregon, The Decemberists have been spinning stories about pirates, ghosts, lovers and vagabonds since their debut album Castaways and Cutouts in 2002. Their folk rock and pop stylings combine with witty, tightly-spun and highly literate narratives to…