After the BBC6 broadcast of The Doomed Bird of Providence’s Christmas song, Front & Follow will be making both songs available for free download on that very evening. So sign up for the F&F mailing list (on their main page) before 23rd December 9pm to get your Christmas download.
Details of Tom’s show on the 23rd:
BBC6’s Tom Ravenscroft has kindly asked The Doomed Bird of Providence to record a few Christmas songs for his Friday night show. One song, an interpretation of Gower Wassail was played on Friday 16th (listen here until the 23rd). The other song is a new ‘Christmas at sea’ style song written by the band. Listen to Tom’s Christmas show on the 23rd for this and lots of other great stuff (details here).
More news about the songs at the Front & Follow site.
The songs will be available for download on the evening of the 23rd for free!
Last London show for 2012.
Promoting our single release The Bell of the Jardines/The Death Flurry.
A night of Front and Follow related live music featuring:
The Doomed Bird of Providence – The Australian Doom Folk ensemble will a present a special performance of ‘The Massacre.. Parts I – V’ taken from their debut album ‘Will Ever Pray’ and serialised on Tom Ravenscroft’s BBC6 show earlier this year.
Poppy Seed – the debut London show of Nottingham band Poppy Seed, the musical project from Sophie Lester featuring Chris (Yonokiero/Hirameka Hi-Fi) Baldwin. Best described as “Etta James meets the Angels of Light”.
Andy Nice – as heard contributing cello on record and on tour as part of The Tindersticks. Andy’s solo work uses multiple layers of cello creating dynamic, beguiling and unique sounds befitting of a man who has worked with such diverse acts as Cradle of Filth, Luke Haines & Sade during his illustrious career.
DJ’s TBC – 7.30 – 8.45
Andy Nice – 8.45. – 9.25
Poppy Seed – 9.45 – 10.25
DBOP – 10.45 – 11.30
DJ’s TBC – 11.30 – 1.00
Prices £5 on the door
THE WIRE: http://www.thewire.co.uk/articles/7866/
405 recently published a great article about Manchester label Front & Follow. Justin from Front & Follow discusses, amongst other things, how The Doomed Bird of Providence have progressed since working with the label. Well worth a read…
Manchester label Front & Follow will be releasing a single by The Doomed Bird of Providence on December 16th.
Further info here and here.
Listen to the songs below.