Field Music’s 2012 album ‘Plumb’ was at the more unusual end of that year’s Mercury nods. In response to their nomination, Sunderland brothers Peter and David Brewis thought it might…

In the three years since Sunderland-based Field Music’s last album, ‘Plumb’, David Brewis has had a solo album as School Of Language, brother Peter’s made a record with Maxïmo Park…

Sunderland duo Field Music are, very slowly and without anyone really noticing, becoming national treasures. The Brewis brothers, you see, are the actual nicest men in rock (whevs, Grohl), and…

The brothers Brewis may peddle a line in geek chic that’s just a tad too ‘library’ to ever be fashionable, but thank God for that. ‘Who’ll Pay The Bills?’ is…

For millennia, funk has been the preserve of vexed-looking men who sound in dire need of shooting their loads post-haste, but Field Music tap into the genre’s potential to convey…

Towards the tail end of last year, having read a piece in The Guardian about the modern trend for hyped indie bands’ popularity to nosedive after the initial bout of…

Another taster from new album ‘Plumb’, which is out in February and, if there’s any justice at all, could very well be this year’s ‘The English Riviera’. Its melodica-led beginnings…

They’re clever chaps, those brothers from [a]Field Music[/a]. “I don’t want to simplify it, eloquence is overrated”, sings David Brewis in his urbane, mannered falsetto. They’re fastidious fellows as well,…

Forever sneaking up on indie-pop from unexpected angles, this superb new effort from the Brewis brothers roughs up Steely Dan muso-dom (seriously, there’s woodblocks) and Sparksian falsetto musings (“[i]I jumped…

Tambourines, strings and straining falsettos – do tales about your missus leaving you get any prettier than this hunk of lonesome pop? Not in our books. It’s a short, soft…