Interview | Tiny Ruins take flight

“You only had your Olympic girls/The frosted sheen of leotard twirls/Running revolt and winning gold/For the TV screen/Before being led back to the cells.” So sings Hollie Fullbrook on the title track of her third album under the name Tiny…

Album | Swimming Bell – Wild Sight

Lovely and strange is the perfect way to describe Wild Sight, the debut album from Swimming Bell. Enthralling vocals layered one upon another combine with simple instrumentation, treated to create otherworldly blends unlike virtually anything else. Katie Schottland, who records…

Album | Ratso – Stubborn Heart

Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman has the kind of curriculum vitae that most writers would kill for. Scribe for Rolling Stone, author of On The Road With Bob Dylan, co-writer of memoirs for Howard Stern, Anthony Kleidis, and Mike Tyson, lyricist for…

Interview | FFS 5 with Nicholas Mudd

When Nicholas Mudd was offered the opportunity, the troubadour took no time in taking the chance to hit the open road. Planning his 10-day trip from Lexington, Kentucky to Los Angeles aboard his Harley-Davidson, this 2011 satiating of his wanderlust…

Video | Damon Mitchell – ‘Elise’

Having recently joined America on-stage for an encore rendition of their hit song, ‘A Horse With No Name’, Damon Mitchell’s latest single doesn’t feel too out-of-sync with 60s and 70s-era folk-rock, either. Procuring elements of what made the likes of…

Session | Café Spice – Open Door

We have some beautiful harmonies for you today with Manchester trio Café Spice who came down to record a session version of a new song, ‘Open Door’. The band have released two singles so far, and will shortly be heading…