Your first impression of Lau may be of pretty traditional folk music, but they’re an adventurous bunch who are keen to explore the boundaries of their music. After their last full album Arc Light in 2009, they’ve embarked on a project to record three EPs with different people, showcasing different influences of their sound. The [...]
More Silver Columns firsts. After their first gig and first recorded live footage recently, now we have the no-longer-mysterious duo’s first official video. It’s not for their first single though - Cavalier is their third, out on Moshi Moshi next week. The previous two records have been lower key affairs, but now Adem and Johnny [...]
Silver Columns - Browbeaten (Live at Homegame 2010) from Song, by Toad on Vimeo.
The prize for most head-noddingly infectious song of last year surely must have gone to Brow Beaten by Silver Columns. Its curious blend of Moroder and Bronski Beat generated plenty of internet words, most of which were “who are they?”. Everyone knows [...]