Photos & Visuals: Tula with Timothy Parkes, 15 April

Thanks to all who came along to see the wonderful Tula, an artist who I’m sure is destined to garner a lot of attention over the coming months. Despite only being with her band for a couple of weeks they sounded really tight, adding some great flourishes to her progressive folk songs.  Look out for a new EP soon via Static Caravan.

It was also a real pleasure for us to finally have Timothy Parkes play at Colour. A geniunely gifted guitar player with a powerful voice for sure, but what really stood out for me was the depth and range of his songwriting. He’s equally adept at arresting narratives as ballads that have a timeless feel to them.

Special thanks to Richard Short and Paul Manasseh for their photography skills and as always, Justin Reynolds for making sure it sounds great.

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Photos by Richard Short


The visuals for this show were edited together from various American home movies from the 1940s to the late 1970s. Mostly shot on Super 8 and chosen because they featured woodland and coastal scenes and a rich colour palette.


Phosphorescent – It’s Hard to Be Humble (When You’re From Alabama)* // Band of Horses – Compliments* // The National Afraid of Everyone* // Cass McCombs – Crick In My Neck // Bonnie “Prince” Billy & The Cairo Gang – Troublesome Houses* // The Tallest Man On Earth – The Wild Hunt // Damien Jurado – Best Dress // Elliott Smith – Pretty (Ugly Before) // Hush Arbors – Sand // Mazzy Star – Fade Into You // Brightblack Morning Light – Hologram Buffalo // Beach House – Norway // Sleeping States – The Next Village // Jens Lekman – Black Cab // Department of Eagles – Teenagers // Richard Swift – Kisses For The Misses // Euros Childs – Bore Da // The Kingsbury Manx – Pelz Komet* // Sparklehorse – Gold Day // Devendra Banhart – Little Yellow Spider // The Be Good Tanyas – When Doves Cry // My Morning Jacket – Instrumental (The Tennessee Fire)* // Why? – Early Whitney // James Blackshaw – Spiralling Skeleton Memorial

Stream: Spotify playlist
(*= not on Spotify)

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