L.A.-based hiphop/electro/alt-pop group, Far East Movement, are always creating. Whether it's music, film or fine art, Far East Movement exude a creative aesthetic that channels the hope, vibrancy and grit of their beloved Downtown L.A. neighborhood. Fresh off their…
A film named ‘The Scouting Book For Boys’ is released on March 19th. This is exciting for many reasons. Not only because it is an absolute corker of a film and stars, among many other great performances, the unstoppable Thomas Turgoose. It also features six Noah and the Whale songs on the soundtrack. The tracks are mostly from the first record and one b-side. Here is a trailer;
More information can be found on the film… Continue
"Second albums can be somewhat crucial, especially to a band that has already garnered some attention. Critics can speak of the “sophomore slump,” where a band with a decent debut leaves fans disappointed, be it because of too much evolution too quickly, or just a mailed in, re-hash of the original formula. Of course, sometimes bands get it right, and Noah and the Whale leaves little room for argument that they have done just that on The First Days of Spring."
"The title song of its current album - "The First Days of Spring" (Cherrytree), a promise of renewal based only on "hoping that one day you may come back" - the coda rang with piano chords like a buildup by Bruce Springstreen's E Street Band."
Check out the full interview online here, or in print below (click picture for larger image)…
Just a reminder to all Cherrytree Rec'ers in the NY area, this Sunday there will be a very special screening of the Noah and the Whale film "The First Days Of Spring." Head on down to Piano's bar for the screening (free entry but space is limited) which is hosted by John Norris and will feature a special Q&A following the screening. Click the banner below for a bigger version with more details!…
Head down to Space 15 Twenty in LA tonight to the screening of the Noah and the Whale film 'The First Days of Spring' featuring a live Q&A session with Charlie at the end of the film. For those that turn up, you could get lucky and win a pair of tickets to Noah and the Whale's show at The Roxy on Tuesday night! All details below:…
Check out these great articles currently in the UK press. With articles in publications ranging from Time Out, the London Lite to the Daily Mirror and covering a range of topics from the bands new album and their tour dates, to their recent disappointment when all their equipment was stolen from a Manchester show. Check it out below and click the images for a larger version.…
Two very special screenings of the Noah and the Whale film "First Days of Spring" have now been confirmed, these screenings will take place in New York and LA and will will feature a live Q&A session with Charlie at the end of the film. The First Days of Spring is a film and album by Noah and the Whale and is the directorial film debut for Charlie Fink. The film screening details can be seen below:…
The brand new Noah and the Whale album is coming at you on October 6th, and soon after a tour of the US! Check out the dates of the tour below! Their album 'The First Days of Spring' is available for pre-order from InSound.
Don't forget, their new single 'Blue Skies' is out on iTunes already, click… Continue
"The six minute plus title track sets the unhurried pace, with spiraling, blockbusting indie-folk that's big on the cinematics; handy, seeing as, like Tommy and Ziggy, there is also a film to accompany the whole record."
Check out the full awesome review over on the… Continue
Doug has taken to Whalemail to discuss the brand new single 'Blue Skies' and his upcoming hiatus from Noah and the Whale in order to put to use his recently obtained medical degree.
"I will miss many things, too many to itemise in even a farewell Whalemail. But I do want to say that I am exceptionally proud of my brother and his achievements, and of the things we have achieved together. And I am confident that this is really just the beginning of the band realising its potential,…Continue
Directed by vocalist and songwriter Charlie Fink, the film 'The First Days of Spring' will feature the album of the same name as the songs soundtrack. The film will be released in a selection of cinemas across the UK on August 31.
Film screenings featuring a Q&A session with Charlie Fink can be seen at:
Watershed, Bristol - August 30 (8.00pm)
Cornerhouse, Manchester - 31 (8.25pm)
Film Theatre, Glasgow – September 1 (8.30pm)
Showroom, Sheffield – 2… Continue
Noah and the Whale have posted a 'recording of' webisode over on their website, check it out on now noahandthewhale.com - check back often as we'll update you to as and when new webisodes are posted.
You can also find the trailer to the film accompanying the album, also titled 'First Days Of Spring' over on their official website along with dates and venues/festivals where the film is being screened. Some of the dates… Continue