Tuesday, 19 June 2012



Friday, 16 March 2012

A gig

Elvers will be playing in a slightly expanded line-up at the wonderful Club Integral in April.

Details here...

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

News. And Olds.

We're hoping to issue some live recordings from last November's Forwindings gig, plus there are plans for another in March. Also on the horizon is a new album, to be produced by Charlie Beresford. More news on that when we get it...

Tuesday, 14 June 2011


a nice review of the Elvers long playing record by John Eyles at All About Jazz.

Saturday, 16 April 2011


Ian answers a music-centric questionnaire over on Richard Sanderson's excellent blog.

Thursday, 3 February 2011

What's in a name?

Before Pete came up with the name "Elvers" we played several gigs under the clever name of "Watson Marsh and May". If Paul had got in first we could have been; Between Gnomes, Beastly Idyl , Corpse Embers, Burrito Monkeys, Yobs Set Fire To Sheep or Refriend Beans

Paul May

Paul is a percussionist who makes an amazing variety of sounds from such a minimal kit, often just a snare a bell and a cymbal. He can be heard around town with duos and quartets regularly and his name on the bill guarantees that thoughtful and interesting music will be made. Paul doesn't do the internet so a while back I asked him who is influences were, this was his reply; "I would cite Bryan Spring, Paul Lovens, Blaise Cendrars, Harold Pinter and Tony Williams. Plus Frank Sinatra and Minutemen and Magma, of course I could go on."