Author: Duncan Martin

Album | The Amazing Devil – Love Run

Love Run is the debut release from Soho-based The Amazing Devil. I had never heard of this band before their release announcement email arrived in the FFS mailbox, but one song was enough to get my attention and one play-through…

Session | Zoe Konez

Zoe Konez is a singer/songwriter who combines lyrical depth with extremely accomplished guitar playing.  We described her as “ridiculously talented” after seeing her play at The Great Escape, and she’s been featured on 6Music several times. So, naturally, we were…

#631 Cherry Head, Cherry Heart – Dark Clouds

Dark Clouds by Cherry Head, Cherry Heart Cherry Head, Cherry Heart is the original-composition project of Naomi Lowe and Andy Johnson who play in the Housemartins/Beautiful South cover band The Southmartins. Whilst their first album Chihuahua was very much in…

Live | Oh Sister and Mahalia @ Secret Sessions, London

The top floor of the Hospital Club near Tottenham Court Road, London, was the host for Secret Sessions this week.  With Secret Sessions, as the name suggests, the line-up isn’t openly advertised in advance.  Instead, artists featured may mention they…

Live | John Joseph Brill @ St. Pancras Old Church, London

“The next song is a sad one… as is the rest of the set”. Drinking, drinking with people you hate, relationship breakups and mental illness.  It’s fair to say the subject matter of John Joseph Brill is not the cheeriest.…