The Cast Of Cheers have been busy on the music video front this year. ‘Trucks at Night is the band’s fourth video from their album Family. Aside: I’m pretty sure the restaurant featured in the video directed by Alexandra McGuinness, the infamous late night Dublin “restaurant” Gig’s Place. The Cast Of Cheers will spend New… Read more »
For a different take on Electric Picnic, I went down to Stradbally with photographer Mark Duggan who shot a series of artist portraits on-site with the xx, Villagers, Heathers, The Jezebels, Young Wonder, The Cast Of Cheers, Milagres, The Staves, Croupier, Le Galaxie, Nightwave and Nanu Nanu.
When The Cast Of Cheers uploaded their debut album Chariot for free up on Bandcamp in 2010, it was an action that many bands and artists have done before and since without little fanfare. That simple action got them noticed by many, blogs including this one were amongst the first. My post on the album… Read more »
We had the audio for this track last week and today we’ve got the multi-TV screen-assisted video by Babysweet Sessions, the second from Family. The band will play Forbidden Fruit on June 3rd it was announced today. It’s a catchy tune. I’ve been singing it all week.
The Cast Of Cheers have been busy prepping their second album (and first album to be released through normal channels) Family for release on June 15th on School Boy Error/ Co-operative Music. Now based in London, the band have visited Maida Vale for a BBC Session (watch those below), have been touring the UK with… Read more »
The Cast Of Cheers get the Peter Gabriel stop-motion treatment (or Bosco as Aoife pointed out) in the video for their first ever formally released single ‘Family’ out next month on School Boy Error/Co-Op. Video directed by Russell Weekes. They’ve come a long way.
After Zane Lowe played the song twice on his show last week, you can now have a listen to a the new single from The Cast Of Cheers‘ second album which was produced by Luke Smith (worked on Foals’ Total Life Forever and was in the band Clor). The band’s debut album (now off Bandcamp)… Read more »
Here’s a look at the 15 bands I saw over the weekend at Electric Picnic 2011 that impressed me the most. There was lots of other sets I enjoyed but these were my personal favourites. All the good photos are by Damien McGlynn (apart from the crappy Best Coast one – that was me) and… Read more »