Farm Hand

 By Rhodri Brooks

By Rhodri Brooks

 International Dreams - debut solo album 

International Dreams - debut solo album 

BEST WELSH ALBUMS OF 2017 - Wales Arts Review

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Music with reverent, almost religious overtones
— Wire Magazine
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With its arcane oddness and warped, subterranean beats, the music of Farm Hand seems very much at ease alone in the dark
— Gold Flake Paint
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International Dreams” is almost spiritual in its delivery, with drawn out melodies and deep choral harmonies rubbing against bucolic electronics
— M Magazine
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International Dreams feels like an important album
— 8/10 Louder Than War
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super-creative
— God Is In The TV
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His droney-church-organ shifts and scrapes, together with deeply voiced singing by his silver-coated figure, made for an other-worldly experience.
— CCQ Magazine
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It’s good for you
— 4/5 Buzz
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Previous gigs:

2018:

22nd July - Printhaus, Cardiff w/ Quodega
16th June - Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff w/ Alex Dingley
31st May - Gwdihw, Cardiff w/ Ed Dowie
26th May - Blue Honey Cafe, Cardiff Psych and Noise Fest 2018
2017
07 Dec - Transport Club, Cardiff (supporting Sweet Baboo) 
06 Dec - The Lexington, London (supporting Sweet Baboo)
05 Dec - Komedia (Arts Cafe), Bath (supporting Sweet Baboo) 
14 Nov - The Social, London (Huw Stephens Presents)
04 Nov - Spillers Records, Cardiff (album launch) 
13 Oct- The Castle Hotel, Manchester (supporting Thomas Truax) 
14 Oct- The Tabernacle, Talgarth (Make Noise Wales)
29 Apr - Machynlleth Comedy Festival
22 Apr - Outpost Coffee, Cardiff - Record Store Day
06 Jan - Chapter, Cardiff (BBC Radio 3 - Exposure)
2016
15 Dec - Clwb Ifor Bach - Please Mind Your Head Fundraiser
18 Nov - Clwb Ifor Bach w/ Flamingods
24 Aug - Clwb Ifor Bach w/ Suuns
20 Aug - Green Man Festival
16 Aug - Noctule - Eglyws Faen Cave, Green Man Festival (one-off underground performance - see below)
12 Aug - The Parrot, Carmarthen
04 Jun - Festival of Voice, Cardiff
14 May - Focus Wales, Wrexham

 

I make and perform music using the name 'Farm Hand' and I released my debut album 'International Dreams' in November 2017. I pressed 100 copies on vinyl via Shape Records. Read all about that process on my blog