The GOLDEN DREGS signs to 4AD Songs

We’re so pleased to welcome The GOLDEN DREGS to the Beggars Music roster, as he signs to 4AD Songs -our imprint with 4AD. Founded in Falmouth, Cornwall in 2013, the GOLDEN DREGS is the project of Benjamin Woods, songwriter and producer currently residing in South London. From piano–man, bar–band, baritone karaoke–crooner to an all–singing–all-dancing seven piece, all guises of the GOLDEN DREGS serve as a platform for Woods’s different musical output. Under the moniker he has so far released two albums  Lafayette (2018) and Hope Is For The Hopeless (2019). In October 2022 The GOLDEN DREGS announced their signing to 4AD, and an upcoming album On Grace & Dignity, which comes out February 10th. Where Hope Is for the Hopeless, […]

William Doyle releases new album Great Spans of Muddy Time

Last week, William Doyle released Great Spans of Muddy Time via Tough Love Records. This is the fourth album from Mercury Music Prize-nominated artist and the second under his own name (having dropped his earlier East India Youth moniker). Born from accident but driven forward by instinct, the album was built from the remains of a catastrophic hard-drive failure. With his work saved […]

William Doyle shares single from upcoming album

William Doyle has shared the first single from his remarkable new album, Great Spans of Muddy Time, which will be released on March 19th by Tough Love. “Like other favourite songs of mine, this arrived when I least expected it, almost fully formed,” Doyle says of “And Everything Changed (But I Feel Alright)”. Representative of the album as a whole, the lead […]

Westerman Shares Piano Version of ‘Your Hero Is Not Dead’

Today, Westerman shares “Your Hero Is Not Dead (Unaccompanied)”, featuring a stunning piano performance from Westerman. The new version of the title track from Westerman’s debut album retains the original’s deft sense of song-craft, but puts a new emphasis on its delicate emotional undercurrents. Your Hero Is Not Dead, released earlier this year via Partisan in North […]

This Is The Kit release new album – ‘Off Off On’

Today, This Is The Kit have released their hugely anticipated album ‘Off Off On’ into the world. ‘Off Off On’, which has been released by Rough Trade, is available everywhere now. Kate Stables’ group This Is The Kit have created a name for themselves with songs that untangle emotional knots and weave remarkable stories. Their […]

Bing & Ruth share new album ‘Species’

Today Bing & Ruth release their new album Species on 4AD Records.    While on a surface level, Species is an exploration of the sonic possibilities of the Farfisa organ, aided only by a clarinet and double bass (played respectively by founding members Jeremy Viner and Jeff Ratner), it was inspired by two recent loves of Moore’s: […]

Westerman releases debut album ‘Your Hero Is Not Dead’

Westerman has released his hugely anticipated debut album, Your Hero Is Not Dead via PIAS/Partisan Records. Your Hero Is Not Dead​ ​is the follow-up to Westerman’s critically-acclaimed ​Ark​ EP​. Recorded alongside his close friend and producer ​Nathan Jenkins (A.K.A. Bullion)​ at first in Southern Portugal before finishing the process in London, ​Your Hero Is Not Dead​ […]