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CRC Singles Club – Whitebate by JoyLand out today

It is with great pleasure that we can unleash this monstrous tune. Coupled with a partnering behemoth, Trucks of the Sea you may, if you wish, acquire both from iTunes here. Or if you don’t like Apple, they’re on Amazon here. And if you don’t like buying things, you can…

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My Grey Horse and JoyLand to play Cox’s Yard, Stratford-Upon-Avon together this month.

My Grey Horse are playing their first hometown show in over a year at Cox’s Yard, Stratford-upon-Avon on Sunday, August 26th — what an exciting way to spend your bank holiday weekend.

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Joyland’s ‘Whitebate’ called Q Music’s track of the day

Another exciting dip into the blogosphere for Joyland arrives in the form of Q Music Blogging their track ‘Whitebate’ as track of the day. Take a look right here and tap it at the source.

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Silent Devices release video for ‘Una’

Having been released earlier this year through CRC, Silent Devices have completed a brand new video for leading single ‘Una’. The video is a riveting one, check out the hermit and let us know what you think. Credits: Starring – Chris Green (Chrisrepps@yahoo.co.uk) Written and Directed by Miles Bingham Edited…

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BBC Oxford at the O2 Academy: hear a track and an interview with My Grey Horse on Iplayer

Hello folks, we played Upstairs at O2 Academy Oxford last weekend – and you can hear ‘About Time’ live and an interview with us backstage on Iplayer. Listen from 0.42.00 to hear it. Thanks to the BBC, especially Dave Gilyeat and Sam King. Click here to hear.

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My Grey Horse to play BBC Upstairs at the O2 Academy Oxford

Every month O2 Academy Oxford in association with BBC Introducing presents a selection of Oxford and the UK’s best and most exciting bands, and we’re happy to announce that My Grey Horse have been added.

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Joyland blogged on both Midweek Mixtape and Serious Vibes.

Two more accounts in the Blogosphere from recent-signings Joyland. Check out the full articles here. SERIOUS VIBES – article. MIDWEEK MIXTAPE.

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My Grey Horse shortlisted by SupaJam for a slot at Hop Farm 2012.

We received a very pleasant phone call last week from SupaJam informing us that My Grey Horse have been shortlisted for a potential slot on the Main Stage at Hop Farm 2012. The next part of the process comes in the form of a live show at Power’s Bar in…

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JoyLand to release debut on CRC Music

It is with great pleasure we can announce that the next release for the CRC Singles Club will be Whitebate by our newest signings JoyLand. You can read more about them on our site here or join them on Facebook here

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PPSF Band Of The Week: My Grey Horse

We’re really pleased that My Grey Horse are PPSF’s band of the week. They’ve done a whole feature on them – entailing exclusive soundbytes, a write-up by features editor Howard Gorman, and an interview with band-mates Oobah, Pete, and Tom. Check out the full feature here.

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Our band My Grey Horse reviewed by ‘Going Underground is entertainment’

“My Grey Horse are a new band hailing from Stratford Upon Avon, England. They are a five-piece band comprising of John, Peter and Oobah Butler, Tom Mott and Joe Nicklin, who are currently part of the CRC Music Group. The quintet released their EP entitled The Marley Banks EP recently…

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Silent Devices announce show at The Victoria Inn (Derby) alongside The Chapman Family.

Another impressive show for Silent Devices, playing with The Chapman Family at the Victoria Inn in Derby. Buy tickets here.

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SupaJam feature My Grey Horse as one of their artists of the month.

Head over to their site or Facebook to check it out. www.supajam.com My Grey Horse featured on SupaJam’s site.

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Born Music Online gives ‘The Marley Banks EP’ 4/5 stars.

“My Grey Horse – ‘The Marley Banks EP’ (4/5) Too often, bands will fill their releases to the max with complex arrangements and so much more than is really required. It takes a special band to head in the opposite direction and still come out the other side with a…

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‘My Grey Horse – About Time’ voted into Fresh On The Net’s Fresh Faves.

“MY GREY HORSE – ABOUT TIME Well I am biased because I signed this band. However you chose it so well done. And straight from the horses mouth I have never met such a likeable bunch of hardworking and talented all round artists. This track is early days for these…

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Thank you, Tom Robinson.

“This weekend marks the end of an era. Four years ago Tom Robinson started his Fresh on the Net show on 6Music. Sadly this weekend will be the last of this series before Tom moves to his new Saturday slot. I for one will be sad to lose possibly the…

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CRC Music Group Director Al Mobbs writes an article entitled ‘How to get signed’ for Tom Robinson’s Fresh on the Net.

“HOW TO GET SIGNED” There are so many ways I want to start this that I am struggling of where to begin other than shouting five things at the same time whilst administering the type of slap that Obelix or Asterix might give a Roman. All labels vary but in…

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German Music Blog Guteshoeren- istwichtig reviews ‘the marley banks EP’

Some kind, German words – we wholly agree. “This is England. Stratfort Upon Avon. Wo immer die Sonne scheint. Nimm eine Handvoll Twee. Schütteln. Eine Handvoll luftige Gitarren, nimm Sixties-Flair, nimm Harmoniegesang. Schütteln. Ein Tambourin. Eine Stimme. Ein wenig Lo-Fi Indiekram und ein feines Gespür. Nimm Ideen und ein paar…

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Live Sessions: My Grey Horse cover The Beatles and David Bowie whilst showcasing their track ‘Derby Bars’.

All part of ‘The Duck and Cover Sessions’, recorded at Rhythm Studios. My Grey Horse – Derby Bars David Bowie’s Ashes To Ashes. The Beatles’ All I’ve Got To Do All Videos are directed by Peter Butler and filmed by Oceanne Esparcieux with Harry Johnson.

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Saddle Up! My Grey Horse are “Alt-Pop so smart they could ace a mensa test” according to ‘The Devil Has The Best Tuna’.

‘The Devil Has The Best Tuna’ is a blogger dedicated to unearthing unknown, unheard and unbelievable bands, a Glastonbury 2011 Emerging Talent Competition Judge and reviewer for The405.’ “Since the success of Mumford & Sons everywhere you turn in Britain you stumble across a gang of faux folkies with a…

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Stream Silent Devices ‘Una’ from The Music Slut website.

In anticipation of the March 5th release of ‘Una’; the kind people over at The Music Slut are streaming Una right now as part of their ‘Music Mondays’ feature. Here is the link should you wish to check it out.

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Brumnotes Magazine review My Grey Horse live.

“Fair play to Birmingham Uni’s IndieSoc. Any initial anxieties about hanging out in a student pub were soon dispelled by the cheap drinks and £3 entry. Stand-in support Josh Herring put in a brave acoustic performance, deservedly winning the crowd’s appreciation. Sound issues and a stage plunged into darkness proved…

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Oxford Music Blog writes kindly about ‘The Marley Banks EP’.

Thanks to Oxford Music Blog and Timothy Mobbs. “My Grey Horse have covered a lot of ground and turned many heads on the blogosphere in a relatively short amount of time. The music videos that accompany singles such as the bright and breezy ‘Waste of Air’ and the restlessly upbeat…

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Singles Club

On Monday this week the brilliant Silent Devices released their double A side single ‘Una / Moire’. There are a limited number of CD’s available from our store Enjoy!

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‘The Marley Banks’ EP Release: Today’s the Day!

Today, CRC and My Grey Horse are proud to finally release ‘The Marley Banks’ EP into the wild for you to purchase, we’re confident that you’ll love it as much as we do at CRC. We will have it up on our shop page soon, in the mean time you…

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My Grey Horse performances on Amazing Breakfast

Today is an excellent day for posts about MGH, as today is the release of ‘The Marley Banks’ EP. To whet your appetites for this excellent little release, we thought we’d share two videos from the MGH session with Amazing Breakfast – where MGH are currently artist of the week!…

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Silent Devices get “New Band of the Day” post on The National Student

We’re incredibly proud to repost this post, from the blog of The National Student: A review of Silent Devices single Una: Read on after the jump…

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My Grey Horse ‘The Marley Banks’ EP News and BBC appearance!

There’s been a great deal of news regarding My Grey Horse these past few days, not only has the countdown to the release of ‘The Marley Banks’ EP begun, which will be available digitally through CRC but a special edition hard copy will be available at My Grey Horse shows…

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Silent Devices Tour News & Video Shoot

The wait for our first singles club signing, Silent Devices “Moire” music video is growing ever shorter, now the new year is upon us. Now into the editing process, the video is set to be finished by early February & an alternative live show version that shall be completed by…

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My Grey Horse – Let Me Know (About the Waves) Video

We at CRC are excited to bring you the latest My Grey Horse seaside video for Let Me Know (About the Waves), directed by vocalist/guitarist Peter Butler and featuring James Butler as the Jockey. Enjoy.

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CRC Single’s Club First Signing – Silent Devices

There is so much good music zooming round the ether that we felt the need, no compelled, to start a single’s club. Short, sharp and fire out the good stuff in a digital form so that you guys can download, stream, ‘try out’ from the infamous Russian torrents, whatever flicks…

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My Grey Horse in the Studio

This is a picture of a band working to the early hours of the morning… It has been a busy time for My Grey Horse with a flurry of gigs and festivals and rather excitingly they managed to squeeze an extended visit to our friends down at Empire Studios in…

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My Grey Horse to Play Harvest 2011 Main Stage

Some brilliant news came into the My Grey Horse mail box today. They have been invited to play the main stage at Alex James Presents Harvest 2011, alongside KT Tunstall, The Futureheads, Athlete and many more! They’ve got a nice early slot at 12.30pm on Sunday, September 11th and are…

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My Grey Horse ‘Introduced’ by LBYB

Here’s what Kimberly from LBYB had to say about the lads form My Grey Horse… Perhaps it’s the seasons, but there a number of bands that have caught my eye with their light and fun beats, acoustic guitar strokes, handclaps and airy vocals. It’s a perfect combination for the summer….

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My Grey Horse go German…

A blog by yes you read it right GESCHRIEBEN VON WILLY on German blog Dressed Like Machines. Brilliant. Tollen Alternative Rock gibt es heute für euch von der Gruppe My Grey Horse. Die erinnern mich ein wenig an die guten Weezer-Zeiten. Aufjedenfall haben sie ein neues Video zu ihrem Song…

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Indie Blog Shot article on My Grey Horse

Here’s what they had to say… My Grey Horse has recently released a music video for their newest single. This is the first single that they have released with their new label and the track is called Waist of Air. Waist of Air appeared on the Saltway EP however it…

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My Grey Horse on Dropout UK Blog

Here’s what they had to say… Originating from the serene Stratford-Upon-Avon, three brothers along with two friends have come together to form band My Grey Horse. And that is how their music sounds; sweet and serene. The video heightens the soft, melodic tone of this track; understated and pure, they…

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My Grey Horse make Gill Mills’s New Music Matters top picks

Delighted to see My Grey Horse picked by Gill Mills for this curated podcast. Other NMM alumni range from Yeasayer to Crystal Castles Full article here

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My Grey Horse review on Pigeons and Planes

The Weezer references seem to be coming in abit on this song. But that’s no bad thing! Here’s what Pigeons and Planes had to say… I’m really digging this song from Stratford five-piece My Grey Horse. It kind of sounds like something Weezer could make, if Weezer was from England…

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My Grey Horse review on Eclectically Challenged

A lovely little piece on My Grey Horse from Helen over at Eclectically Challenged… Fans of Mumford & Sons and Noah & The Whale are likely to find themselves won over by this adorable offering from Stratford based band My Grey Horse. Waste Of Air has a wonderfully catchy chorus,…

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My Grey ‘Milky Tea’ Horse

Good friend of the lads ‘The Milky Tea Kid’ has just posted the new video for Waste of Air along with some very kind words. My buddies from My Grey Horse have released their music video for Waste of Air and not only do I love the song but the…

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New video for Waste of Air by My Grey Horse

We’re chuffed to bits with this video for the My Grey Horse Song Waste of Air and directed by none other than the band’s singer/guitarist Peter Butler. Lovely. Rather than waffle on trying to explain it just have a look…

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My Grey Horse on 6 Music

My Grey Horse had another spin on Tom Robinson’s excellent 6 Music show yesterday. You can listen again here… My Grey Horse on Tom Robinson’s BBC Introducing show

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Shiny Shiny Horse

Shiny Shiny Blog post for My Grey Horse today My Grey Horse’ are a great new band from Stratford upon Avon, not words you hear often, and their latest release Waste of Air is a refreshingly acoustic folk number (what no synth!?) which is sure to appeal to fans of…

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New website for My Grey Horse

We’ve just made a new site for our new signings, My Grey Horse. If you like you can have a look here: www.mygreyhorse.co.uk

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BBC Exclusive: In video: My Grey Horse – Forewords

Stratford-upon-Avon’s My Grey Horse (BBC Coventry & Warwickshire’s Band of the Month for January 2011) have shared an exclusive video performance of Forewords for the BBC Coventry & Warwickshire website. My Grey Horse – Forewords Live at Rhythm Studios from Peter Butler on Vimeo. You can hear music from the…

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My Grey Horse latest addition to CRC Music roster

We are pleased to welcome the excellent My Grey Horse to CRC Music. They hail from Stratford and you may well have heard them featured as band of the month on both BBC Coventry and BBC Warwickshire. We have tons of plans including their debut EP with CRC Music but…

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Family of the Year on Jen Long’s Radio 1 show

An absolute pleasure to hear Family of the Year on Jen Long’s Radio 1 show this week. Not least because Joe and Seb originated from Wales before departing for the slightly sunnier climbs of California. Check it here: Family of the Year on Jen Long’s BBC Radio 1 show

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Family of the Year BBC Exclusive tracks

Following on from their interview with 6 Music’s very own Tom Robinson last week you can now hear two exclusive tracks recorded especially for Tom’s show. Just follow this link to hear them… Family of the Year – Tom Robinson 6 Music exclusive

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Radio interviews, an unexpected encounter and FOTY gig tonight!

Thanks to everybody who came down to Family of the Year at HMVs Next Big Thing last night. Sorry not to hang around but we whisked the band off to do the John Kennedy XFM session. Most enjoyable. And no rest for the wicked. Just back from a lovely Family…

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