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Posts Tagged ‘Chamber Pop’

Tide: an interview with Wooden Arms

Be seduced by the intricate chamber trip pop of Norwich band Wooden Arms... playing TONIGHT in London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wooden Arm Music Illustration by Alice Jamieson
Wooden Arms by Alice Jamieson.

Mixing lush orchestration with percussive vibes, the Norwich based band Wooden Arms present a haunting debut album with Tide: be prepared to fall in love. Vocalist Alex Carson answered my questions.

Wooden Arms by Sarah Parris
Wooden Arms by Sarah Parris. 'I felt the music was quite dream like so the image is a combination of photographic and illustrative. I like the sound in the sky with the look of woodgrain. Wood and trees just seemed right as I listened to them...'

How did you get together as a band?
We formed rather accidently about 2 years ago, I had been writing some songs on a piano I had recently inherited from a kind neighbour and I was put in touch with a work colleagues sister, Jess… read more

Recent Articles

Arthur Rigby and the Baskervylles introduce the new single and video for Moonlit Strangers

The beautifully shot video for Moonlit Strangers features a snorting horse, eery coloured smoke and lovelorn children.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles by Rachel Morris* Leeds based Chamber Pop band Arthur Rigby & the Baskervylles release new track Moonlit Strangers with an accompanying video. Lush orchestration and multi-layered vocals […]

An interview with Fireworks Night and review of new album One Winter, One Spring

I first discovered a nascent Fireworks Night way back in 2007, when they appeared in the print issue of Amelia's Magazine. Now they are back with the release of new album One Winter, One Spring. And it's a real winner...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fireworks Night by James Shedden. Straight from the opening clatter of Settle Down its clear that the new album from Fireworks Night (championed in Amelia’s Magazine many a moon ago) […]

An interview with The Miserable Rich about their spooky new album Miss You In The Days

An interview with the spooktastic band The Miserable Rich... just the thing as Halloween approaches. Their new single On a Certain Night is out on October 24th 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Miserable Rich by Kathryn Corlett. Miss You in the Days is the new album from The Miserable Rich, a fabulous collection of songs inspired by ghosts, ghouls… and possession. […]