Field Music - Actually, Nearly
NAME: Field Music
PROGRESS REPORT: Recording their third full-length LP, working title Field Music III, at their studio/rehearsal space in Sunderland, UK.
Field Music released two records of quirky, smart, pop music, and a sound that separated them from friends like the Futureheads. And that was a problem. Brothers Peter and David Brewis resented… More »
Early this year we highlighted School Of Language, the solo project of Field Music’s David Brewis. David’s FM bandmate and brother Peter is busy with a new band, too. They’re called The Week That Was and recently released their excellent self-titled debut, conceived as an information age crime drama. Peter was the original drummer of… More »
David Brewis is School Of Language. He’s also 1/3 of Field Music (one of two Brewis’s in the band). Though School Of Language is a solo project, he’s not entirely alone on Sea From Shore: The Brit’s debut includes guest spots from Futureheads’ Barry Hyde (guitar/voice on “Disappointment ’99,” awesome bow-tie in his own “Twist“er)… More »
Here’s another bit from the boys of Field Music to keep your bellys from rumbling too loudly for their just-around-the-corner sophomore release Tones Of Town. It’s a live take on the tune we posted last month, but this one’s for the children; the trio brought their prog-pop to the aisles of a library in Lancaster,… More »
We managed to catch the UK’s Field Music at Emo’s during this year’s South By Schmoozefest (opening for Voxtrot and Serena-Maneesh) and walked out impressed by the trio’s polished instrument-swapping, vocal rounds, and harmonies. That much of their riff-based, beat-displacing pop defied characterization was part of the charm. And from what we’ve heard of their… More »