Woodenbox With a Fistful of Fivers

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Optimo and Alasdair Roberts highlights of Glasgow's West End festival

27 May 2011

The French Wives and Fence Collective also on bill

1. Fence Collective There are dozens of good musical reasons to take yourself to the West End Festival this June. How about Fife’s favourite indie-folk collective for starters? The line-up’s a secret until the day, but the name ‘Fence’ is all the badge…

Electric Honey label showcase hosts Woodenbox with a Fistful of Fivers and White Heath

10 Jun 2010

Electric Honey, those bright young sparks based in Stow College, are treating us to a fresh clutch of artists from their stable – the self same stable that was instrumental in building the careers of Belle & Sebastian, Snow Patrol and Biffy Clyro.

Woodenbox With a Fistful Of Fivers - Home And The Wild Hunt

29 Mar 20104 stars

(Electric Honey) Is it me, or does every fresh-faced Scots act have to sound like patter-merchant, Paolo Nutini? Woodenbox (aka singer-songwriter, Ali Downer) and the Spaghetti Western-monikered Fistful of Fivers at least sound as if they’re having…

Music hitlist

16 Aug 2009

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, A Band Called Quinn, Bill Callahan, Katy Perry, Soulsavers featuring Mark Lanegan, Trembling Bells and Ben Reynolds, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Broken Records, Sparrow and the Workshop, Some Young Pedro, Woodenbox with a…

Woodenbox with a Fistful of Fivers

25 Jun 20094 stars

With a combined musical history that takes in solo singer-songwriting, conventional indie-rock bands (The Common Redstarts, Parka) and alternative multi-instrumental squadron Orkestra Del Sol, the six-piece, Edinburgh and Glasgow-based Woodenbox with a…

Exposure: Woodenbox With a Fistful of Fivers

16 Dec 2008

Blessed/cursed with one of the most distinctive names in Scottish music, folk-rock sextet WWAFOF are also a truly nationwide band. The group consist of Ali Downer (singer and guitarist; from Edinburgh, lives in Glasgow), Nick Dudman (drummer; from…