Sylvette share new single called Single Thread

Here at Gourmet Gigs we’ve been stead­fast fans of Man­ches­ter out­fit Syl­vette. It start­ed with a ‘love at first lis­ten’ moment, when the star­tling and orig­i­nal sin­gle Kelpius was unveiled on Chris Hawkins’ morn­ing show on BBC 6 music. The band have pro­duced three stu­dio albums and recent­ly com­plet­ed a sold-out mini tour held in small…

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Sylvette announce track Marble Stone and gigs

Man­ch­es­ter-based band Syl­vette have announced a new track called Mar­ble Stone, which was released on Mon­day 25th. It is from their upcom­ing third stu­dio album. In keep­ing with their music released so far, it’s very atmos­pher­ic and imag­i­na­tive – Mar­ble Stone is accom­pa­nied by rich strings and del­i­cate vocals. The band describe it as “using…

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Sylvette share new song Blanket of Dust

Man­ch­es­ter-based five-piece band Syl­vette present their new track called Blan­ket of Dust today, 21st May. And how love­ly that got a launch morn­ing play on Chris Hawkins’ ear­ly morn­ing show on BBC 6 Music. This lat­est release fea­tures ele­ments we’ve come to expect from Syl­vette but this has rather a dif­fer­ent feel. Blan­ket of Dust is…

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Top albums, EPs and songs for 2020

Let’s go with the pos­i­tive. This year there has been a pletho­ra of amaz­ing new music from artists both well estab­lished and emerg­ing. For many peo­ple, lis­ten­ing to music has been a life­line to turn to in these trou­bled times. And with lock­down, some have been able to redis­cov­er the plea­sure of play­ing an album…

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Poetic drama: Sylvette release album Stiller than Still

I have to cred­it Chris Hawkins’ ear­ly morn­ing show on Radio 6 Music for intro­duc­ing me to the Man­ches­ter band Syl­vette. The slinky, crys­talline notes of their new sin­gle Kelpius cut through the ear­ly morn­ing blur and I was instant­ly wide awake. Music as caf­feine.  The album Stiller than Still, the band’s sec­ond album, was…

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