Fleet Foxes are a band of considerable talent. Yet their greatest strength surely lies in their ability to deflect undesirable focus. To borrow a sporting reference, their musical output is much more the ‘champion team’ than the ‘team of champions’, and this became even more apparent no more than one song into their show at [...]
One of Australia’s most compelling songwriters Grand Salvo will join Fleet Foxes for their Melbourne and Brisbane shows in January. Grand Salvo is the musical outlet for multi-instrumentalist Paddy Mann, his gentle vocals, delicate guitar and gorgeous whimsical songs will perfectly compliment the Seattle six-piece.
If you’re unfamiliar with Seattle’s Fleet Foxes, then I suggest you familiarise yourself immediately with one the modern era’s most genuinely exciting folk bands.
The Leisure Society are simply one of the most beautiful undiscovered gem’s I have come across. In an age of techno loops and remix’s, it’s wonderful to find a band who play every instrument and take the time to perfect each sound.