Woodpigeon’s new album Die Stadt Muzikanten is probably their best yet. Or at least their most consistently good. Even though it clocks in at a hefty 16 tracks, there’s little let-up in the quality. We know what to expect from Mark Hamilton and his merry band of Calgary musicians - sweeping string-laden indie-pop with bolstered [...]
This gig was a promising triple-bill which got off to a disappointing start for me, after turning up halfway through She Keeps Bees‘ allotted slot to see Jessica Larrabee onstage looking like she was clearing up. Annoying, but it transpired that they had some sound problems and cut their set short.
But it wasn’t too bad. [...]
A casual observer may think that Woodpigeon are very prolific, given that End of the Road Records released their first album Songbook last September, closely followed by their second long-player Treasury Library Canada in February. But the truth is that different international release schedules have been kind to British fans of the Calgary-based band. That [...]
I’m a big fan of the multi-membered Calgary band Woodpigeon, and their debut long-player Songbook was one of my albums of 2008. Their second, Treasury Library Canada, has just been released in the UK, and although my initial impressions are good, I’ll spend some more time with it before reviewing here. In the meantime, here [...]