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Blue Flamingo review

Confession has received another lovely review, accompanied by an inspired GIF!"Confession is an album with classical and free jazz influences sitting side-by-side. Lyrical melodies sing above beautiful, agonisingly relentless ostinato-esque musical lines. It is an album that explores so many colours but never sits on...

Jazz In York review

“A very strong debut from a promising young band.”The first review of Confession has arrived, courtesy of John Marley. Visit the Jazz In York to read it in full.Confession is released on Wednesday 10th February and is available to pre-order now. ...

Happy New Year + Album release!

We're delighted to announce that our debut album, Confession, will be launched on the 10th February 2016 on ASC Records!We have launched pre-orders today and you can hear a preview of the album below. We'd like to thank everyone who has supported us along the way, especially...

Recording + video

After a day of rehearsals, we're excited to be heading into the studio this weekend to record our debut! More news on a release date in the new year, but for now here's a little video from our gig at Heath Street Church in November....

EFG London Jazz Festival Reviews

Thanks to everyone who came down to our gig at the EFG London Jazz Festival last month - there was a great atmosphere and we had a blast!We received a couple of lovely reviews, too - excerpts below...

Gigs + Crowdfund total!

There've been plenty of things happening behind-the-scenes and not-so-behind-the-scenes here at Stoop HQ. Firstly, a massive thank you to everyone who contributed to our recent crowdfunding campaign - we raised a magnificent total of £2430 in the end, which is absolutely awesome! We're in the...

Crowdfund update

So we're just under two weeks into our crowdfund campaign and we've been absolutely blown away by the support - thanks to everyone who has donated to the campaign and spread the word!Incredibly, we've already soared past our minimum funding target of £1500 - as...

Crowdfunding campaign!

We're excited to announce that we've just launched our crowdfunding campaign to record and release our debut album!Please pledge to support our recording project and help to get our weird and wonderful music out there! We will only receive those pledges if we reach...

Vortex/York

We've had a great start to the year with gigs at the Vortex and York - thanks to everyone who's come down to support us at these gigs. We're playing in Scarborough next week but in other news we'll shortly be launching a crowdfunding campaign...

Vortex preview!

Frugl have given Stoop a nice preview ahead of our gig tonight at the Vortex."It's chaotic, somehow merging jazz and folk, avant garde and classical. There's something peculiar about it. Something sublime. You can't quite put your finger on what it is. But you know...

Gigs ahoy!

Well, welcome to our new web site. We've been busy since our debut gigs earlier in 2013 and to kick off the new year we've three gigs that we're pretty excited about to say the least. The first of these is at the Vortex on...