You may recognize Echofield, as the winners of this year’s charity ‘St Andrews Got Talent.' The band consists of Josh Taylor, Charles Harrison, and Ben Holloway, a guitar and vocal three-piece who are steadily increasing recognition and popularity within St Andrews and further afield. Owl Eyes had the oppourtunity to speak to Josh Taylor, lead vocalist, to learn more about the band...
I’ll admit it, I have a tendency to watch a lot of bad television. As I finished one episode of my most recent guilty pleasure, a show about a fashionable young New York doctor who moves to a small Alabama town to inherit the medical practice, owned by her recently deceased, biological father (yes, it is as bad as it sounds), a song that I didn’t recognise played. It was a surprisingly good song for a terrible show.
Based in London, Big Hat bridges the ever-increasingly popular gap between acoustic folk and indie rock, whilst creating something altogether individual.
Known for combining poetic lyrics with effortless harmonies, Big Hat (George Taylor, Rollo Doherty, Jack Raeder, James Wolfe and Toby Richards) were once described as possessing the ability to “lull their audience into a peaceful sleep or fill them up with hope and serenity.”