Monthly Archives: January 2010
We always try to pick support acts who compliment the headline performer at Colour. If it happens to be a local band that we love, all the better. Mellow Peaches supported Charlie Parr last February and their incredible take on … Continue reading
Click Cover to Listen. Kaleidoscope is our semi-regular Spotify playlist. Sometimes it’s themed, other times just a collection of songs we’re enjoying at the time. This one’s inspired by a recent trip we took to the ancient isle of Anglesey, … Continue reading
Charlotte Gainsbourg has a greater pedigree than most recent actors-turned-musicians, what with her slightly famous father and previous album 5:55, which featured collaborations with Air, Jarvis Cocker and legendary producer Nigel Godrich. On forthcoming album IRM she worked with Beck, … Continue reading
Frank Fairfield (2009, Tompkins Square Records) Judging this album by its sleeve and the record it contains, you would assume it was a recently unearthed treasure from Depression-era American Midwest. In fact, it’s the debut release by 26 year-old LA … Continue reading
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Katie and I were interviewed recently by PixieSixer for her Birmingham arts and culture blog More Canals Than Venice. We gave a brief history of Colour and what our aims are, as well as information on our upcoming events and … Continue reading
San Franscisco-based artist Clare Rojas exhibits her folk-inspired show, We They, We They at Ikon gallery from 3 February. Referencing West Coast Modernism, Native American and Latino craft, outsider and street art, her work observes gender relations and representation with … Continue reading