Good Graeff are Brit (cello, BVs) and Brooke (guitar, lead vox) Graeff, a twin-sister duo from Florida who started their band with some casual busking some years at the age of 16. They’re misleadingly described as “indie folk”, but in reality they’re pretty badass, which is no mean feat on a cello.
They uploaded their video for “Hold Me Fast” to YouTube a few days ago, and it’s kind of made me want to be their best friend now. If you’d like to indirectly help this goal become a reality, go donate to their Kickstarter campaign here, which is in aid of recording and touring their next release. Of course the tour will include London, won’t it?
Brighton-based, Swedish-fronted and signed to the Canadian label responsible for Death From Above 1979 (these days), Chromeo, and Crystal Castles. There’s more than a bit of the Andy Warhol Factory influence in their visuals, and the sounds match. LOVE.
They’re playing at Electrowerkz in Angel next Wednesday June 13th.
Banner week in FOTL world. Behold Andy Falkous’s rant against a typically euphuistic and error-filled Pitchfork review (best line: tie between “if it is truly amongst the worst songs of the year then I am a giant bat and Pitchfork a cave into which I will shit golden effigies of your face” and “…well, there’s a penguin on it, you stupid c*nt.”). This is quickly followed by an exclusive and bizarre trailer in which Falco and Jimmy Watkins premiere snippets of the album “The Plot Against Common Sense”, along with exclusive “new tracks” from Smashing Pumpkins, Gruff Rhys and Danzig.