The Staves Interview “We’re just dickheads to each other and wait until the dust settles”

Originally published: Londonist March 12, 2012 Watford’s The Staves are arguably the most deserving additions to our Ones To Watchlist. After hearing their debut release, The Mexico EP, it was obvious these three sisters had a rare talent, one which combined traditional harmonies with a cutting edge insight into modern song-craft. Recent folk has meandered … Continue reading

Gig Review: The Staves & Lianne La Havas

Originally published:Londonist February 10 When we picked this year’s Ones To Watch list we really struck gold, as proven by this week’s Borderline show featuring two of our picks on the same bill; magical harmonies from The Staves, and the musical majesty of Lianne La Havas. 2012 has already been a phenomenal year for them. … Continue reading

London Music Ones To Watch 2012

Originally published: Londonist 12 January, 2012 London produces the best music in the world with home grown talent revitalising itself each year, and 2012 guarantees to silence those troublesome Manc and Brooklynite competitors for good. No longer is London’s music scene defined by a specific patch or cliquey area. Whereas the past had Carnaby Street, … Continue reading