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  • Posts Tagged ‘woodpecker wooliams’

    Willkommen guide to End of the Road festival

    Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

    For those of you off to End of the Road festival this weekend, there are lots of Willkommen related bands that you should go and see.




    • Ichi at 12:30pm in the Tipi Tent

    We should have our own stage shouldn’t we?! Yes I think so too. We also highly recommend but aren’t yet affiliated with Joe Gideon and the Shark (0:30am, Saturday night, Tipi Tent), Bo Ningen (5pm, Sunday, Big Top) and the mighty David Byrne (9:30pm, Friday, Woods Stage) – one of the best live performers I’ve ever seen. This is quite a handy page for seeing all the stage times in one place. See you there!

    Free Christmas download – Willkommen Patchwerk

    Friday, December 21st, 2012


    In the past we’ve created several collaborative Willkommen projects for free download over the Christmas period.

    This year we asked as many Willkommen related artists as possible to simply contribute thirty seconds of sound. I stitched them together in the order in which they arrived to make a sonic patchwork quilt. The result is incredibly diverse and beautiful despite the random nature of its composition and form.

    Thank you to the following people for contributing:

    Alessi Laurent-Marke (Alessi’s Ark)
    Woodpecker Wooliams
    Said Speaks
    Marcus Hamblett
    Eyes & No Eyes
    Hamilton Yarns
    Thomas Heather
    Danny Green (Laish)
    John Smith
    Fiona Sally Miller
    Nick Hemming (The Leisure Society)
    This Is The Kit
    Rachael Dadd & Ichi
    Rozi Plain
    Helen Whitaker (The Leisure Society)
    Steve Aston Trio
    Rowan Coupland
    Turbo & Silke (Martha Rose / OCDC)
    Jacob Richardson (Sons of Noel and Adrian)
    Emma Gatrill
    Chimes (Christian Hardy)
    Mary Hampton
    Alphabets Heaven
    François Marry (François & the Atlas Mountains)

    Here are a few links to past collaborative projects for free download on


    New Woodpecker Wooliams video and single

    Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

    The second single from The Bird School of Being Human, ‘Gull’ comes out this week along with two exclusive remixes (‘Gull’ by Peter + Kerry, ‘Dove’ by Emantive.) Here’s a new video directed and produced by Leonardo Machado .

    Vote for Woodpecker Wooliams on BBC 6Music

    Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

    Steve Lamacq announced the Woodpecker Wooliams single ‘Sparrow’ as one of three tracks that nearly made it onto the BBC Radio 6 playlist this week. As such, it’s part of a vote, open now until Sunday night. The track with the highest number of votes will be smashed all over the BBC6 airwaves next week hitting every daytime show. Please help out by voting for Woodpecker Wooliams here:  The Rebel Playlist.

    And don’t forget about her two album launch shows:

    07/09/12: The Vortex, London, with support from Eyes & No Eyes and Bronze Medallists
    08/09/12: St Andrew’s Church, Brighton, with support from ? L ? w ? (super-group composed of Lawry Tillbury (Birdengine), Stuart Warwick and Kristin McClement)

    New Woodpecker Wooliams Tape

    Sunday, May 6th, 2012

    Woodpecker Wooliams has a new release out via Love Lion (Chicago, USA)

    It is a collaboration with OCDC (Rory Dickinson) – a tape cassette release of their soundtrack to independent German film Anni.

    She’ll have copies soon for sale at gigs or it can be ordered from Love Lion or picked up from Reckless Records in Chicago.

    “Anni brings to mind the atmospheric musings of…artists like Stars of the Lid or the most minimal moments Kraftwerk has to offer. Expect spy radio samples and enough latent emotion to make your bowels move unexpectedly. Fairly much the slowed down sound of a gory car-crash of the heart.”