Jay Jay Pistolet’s New Band

Jay Jay Pistolet
Image Courtesy of For Folk’s Sake

Jay Jay Pistolet was meant to be the next big thing in UK nu-folk after the breakout success of Mumford and Sons, Laura Marling and Johnny Flynn. But instead of riding the nu-folk wave, Pistolet announced in September 2009 that he would be hanging up his acoustic guitar and changing his musical direction.

Well that direction has finally come to light in the form of Pistolet’s new band The Vaccines. Not much is known about them as yet except that their first track “If You Wanna” has a really lo-fi surfy vibe:

You can also check out their official web site (featuring not much but a couple of arty photos) here.

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