Album Review: Fleet Foxes - 'Helplessness Blues'

Fleet Foxes - 'Helplessness Blues'

It was Conor Kiley of glam-metal reprobates Holy Ghost Revival who gave the world the term ‘fucking canoeing music’ to nail the flaccid faux-outdoorsy sonics of Fleet Foxes . Conor, babes: you wuz right. Fleet Foxes suck. They’re the...

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10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week (19/02/11)

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week (19/02/11)

1. Cat’s Eyes - Cat’s Eyes Mrrrrrow, baby! Dreamboat Faris Badwan and his tragic operatic heroine Rachel Zeffira blend the moodiest smack-rock, the most hypnotic psychtronica and the sassiest Shangri-Las death-disc melodrama, and the result...

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Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes

Ah, Mykonos… home of white-stilettoed girls called Chevrolet getting tanked up on Lambrini, but also the title of this track, taken from 2008’s ‘Sun Giant’ EP. No traumatic EasyJet memories here, though – rather a woozy Grecian mountain...

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Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes

Red White And Blues’, that’s going to be the name of our next record,” confides Robin Pecknold, singer with US roots music’s fresh new shoots Fleet Foxes, affecting a gruff, all-American hero voice. He may be joking to win over the Limeys,...

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Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes

When Seattle’s Fleet Foxes played outdoors in the drunken Texas sun at South By Southwest earlier this year, it was impossible not to be stirred by their harmonies, which were so sweet they sounded holy. With their heady gumbo of alt.country,...

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