28/4/11 : New The Lost Cavalry releases and gig
Ahoy there! It's taken a while (I will mainly blame the film soundtrack we worked on since the last single!) but we're pleased to announce that we will be releasing our next single 'Desert Tracks' this summer. We've been working on the song for a while and we recorded it earlier this year at Soup Studios, Brick Lane with overdubs and mixing performed at my little home studio. So - more details nearer the time of course, but we will also be releasing a special free mp3 of another track to our mailing list soon, so sign up now if you haven't already, or 'friend' us on Facebook.
We'll also be playing a gig pretty soon in Camden - Tuesday 10th May at The Monarch with Friends In China and Clicky Bones. 40-42 Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8BG. You'd be most welcome to come!
21/4/11 : Song for a buried Elephant
I heard on the news last week about another story of a Victorian circus elephant buried under the ground - not in Ealing this time, but in Tregaron in Wales, and the dig being organised to try to find evidence (thanks to Amos for letting me know about it!).
Because the Internet is the amazing thing that it is, I got talking to the archaeologist organising the dig - Jemma Bezant - who was lovely, and after having a listen to our song about The Elephant Of Castlebar Hill she asked if she could use it as the sound track to her video of the dig - and here it is...
As you can see from the video and from this update to the story the elephant hasn't been found yet... but best of luck to Jemma in continuing the search!
16/3/11 : Gig relocated to Ginglik
Just a quick note to say that our gig next week (22nd March) has been moved to the venue Ginglik - in Shepherds Bush. It's a nice venue built inside the old public toilets - sounds bad, but actually very nice in there, we played a Fanfarlo gig there once back in the Old Days. Anyway - come along if you can, tickets are on sale in advance from www.dropevents.co.uk and more info on the event and the other bands playing is here on Facebook.
21/2/11 : Here's Jonny
We are pleased to reveal that we have a new addition to The Lost Cavalry - in the human shape of Jonny, formerly the drummer with The Loves - who sadly played their farewell gig last Sunday (which was an amazing gig by the way). Jonny's a great drummer and a great guy and we're all excited to have him join our ranks. We've also booked our first gig of 2011 with him, on 22nd March at Notting Hill Arts Club, where we'll also be debuting a couple of new songs - we're back baby!
And in other news, the Booked Out film score is done and dusted and Derek and I are pleased with it. So, all attention is now on the second The Lost Cavalry EP, which should be released in May... which seems a long time off still, but these things take a long time - we may release a free mp3 sneak preview before then.
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