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New track on Joyzine comp CD
Tuesday, 23 January 2024

A version of our new track 'The Lawyers And Their Wives' is on a CD compilation celebrating 20 years of independent music site Joyzine. The "Volume 2" CD is available from the Joyzine site here. Proceeds go to HOPE Not Hate.


 
New track on London Callin' EP
Tuesday, 23 January 2024

We have a new track on the London Callin' label's 12 Bar Legacy Collection EP featuring four bands who regularly played the much-missed 12 Bar Club. The limited edition (300) mustard coloured seven inch vinyl is available from the Blang shop here.

1 David Cronenberg's Wife - Lose It
2 Sergeant Buzfuz - Down With The Creeps
3 Slate Islands - Diamonds
4 The Awkward Silences - The Pirate Code

 
Joe interview on Bad Punk radio show
Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Joe was interviewed about Blang Records on last Friday's Bad Punk show on Resonance FM hosted by Johny Brown of The Band Of Holy Joy. Tune in here.

 
Flying Chaucers single
Wednesday, 07 April 2021

Joe's lockdown 8 track portastudio project The Flying Chaucers have released 'their' first single 'Down With The Creeps'. Check the reviews at Monolith Cocktail and Dancing About Architecture.

 
Shindig Review
Thursday, 06 August 2020

Fox Pop is reviewed in this month's Shindig mag 

 
OndaRock review
Thursday, 06 August 2020

Here's a lovely review of Fox Pop from OndaRock in Italy. Click the button at top for charming translation

 
I Don't Hear A Single review
Thursday, 16 July 2020

"a workshop in great lyric writing... magnificent... highly recommended"  
New Fox Pop review at I Don't Hear A Single

 
Angry Baby review
Tuesday, 07 July 2020

"it grabs by the neck and fills your head and heart with joy.... will make you think, laugh and dance a lot, possibly all at the same time"
Album review at Angry Baby 

 
God Is In The TV review
Tuesday, 07 July 2020

"the very English charm of a Syd Barrett solo album, and a host of melodies that recall the wistful observations of The Kinks or The Small Faces.... a very satisfying listen" 
Album review at God Is In The TV 

 
Joyzine interview
Saturday, 04 July 2020

Joe talks Joyzine through Fox Pop track by track here

 
Hello Goodbye radio interview
Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Last Saturday's Hello Goodbye show on London's Resonance 104.4 FM had a feature on Sgt Buzfuz. 

An interview with Joe about the Fox Pop album and four tracks. Listen here


 
Vents magazine
Saturday, 06 June 2020

Interview with Joe about Fox Pop with Vents magazine.

 
Theresa McKee video
Friday, 15 May 2020

Folk Radio are previewing the new video for Theresa McKee which is a track from our new album Fox Pop due in July. Click here to watch.  

 
Theresa McKee on Gideon Coe show
Thursday, 07 May 2020

Gideon Coe played Theresa McKee from our upcoming Fox Pop album on his 6 Music show last night. You can listen at 3:07 on this link. 

 
Another track previewed on 6 Music
Friday, 17 April 2020

Last night Gideon Coe played another track from Fox Pop (due in July) on his 6 Music show. he played the Sheffield medley Who Art In Seven Hills (our version of the Lord's Prayer) and Rare & Racy (about a sadly lost record/book shop). Listen here at 1 hour, 11 mins.

 
Join us on Spotify
Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Join us on Spotify. Listen to our music. Listen to our Playlist of what we're listening to. Click here.

 
New single previewed on 6Music
Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Gideon Coe played our forthcoming single 'There's Idiots, Then There's idiots With Money' on his BBC 6 Music show last night. Second track in on 4 minutes but the whole show is great. Listen here.  

 
Joss second album & interview!
Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Joss has released his second solo album 'Indefinite Particles' on Ian's Gare Du Nord label. Check out Joss talking about all kinds of things in this interview with Strange Brew. 

 
Who is Sergeant Buzfuz?
Thursday, 02 January 2020

William Barr - 12 string guitar, mandolin 

Ian Button - drums

Joss Cope - bass

Stu Crane - guitar

Polly MacLean - vox

Eilish McCracken - fiddle, keyboards, flute, whistle

Joe Murphy - vox, guitar


Sergeant Buzfuz are a seven piece popular beat combo based in London and Sheffield.

The seventh Buzfuz album, Fox Pop, is due in 2020.

Sergeant Buzfuz have played BBC 6 Music sessions for Tom Robinson (twice) and Marc Riley.

 
New album mastered
Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Buzfuz have been to Abbey Road to master the new album. Here are Joe, William and Ian visiting the famous Studio 2 which happened to be free that day.


 
Summer update
Sunday, 29 July 2018

We begin recording a new album in late August at One Cat in South London.

Joe plays a solo set at Rockstock & Barrel Fest near Derby in late September.

Joe and Polly are now living in Sheffield.

 
Joss Cope "Unrequited Lullabies" review
Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Our bassist Joss Cope has a solo album our on our drummer Ian Button's Gare Du Nord label in the Autumn. Here is the first review from Retro Man.

 
New track on 6Music
Thursday, 09 February 2017

Gideon Coe played "Humble Pie", the title track of our upcoming EP on his BBC 6Music show last night. You can hear it here at 37 mins:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ch5by

 
Video interview with Joe
Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Joe talks with Under The Influence about Blang Records

 
Portobello Film Festival
Wednesday, 14 September 2016

"London: A Love Story", the 30 minute documentary film by Susanna Hellden, was screened at the Portobello Film Festival last night. The film features 4 musical acts from London including Sergeant Buzfuz. The Buzfuz footage includes the band miming to "Danny's Room" in their Hollway Road rehearsal studio and an interview with Joe in St James's Church Garden in Clerkenwell.

 
Interview with Joe
Thursday, 01 September 2016

Interview with Joe at Public Pressure about Blang Records.

 
PennyBlackMusic interview
Sunday, 29 November 2015

New interview with Joe and Jules Dakin talking about ten years of Blang Records.

 
R2 magazine feature
Thursday, 23 July 2015

The July/August edition of R2 magazine includes a half page feature on Sergeant Buzfuz. Available at all good newsagents (mostly the larger ones). The covermount CD includes "Move, Carmelita" from the new album. Here's a scan of the article.

 
Shirley Inspired album
Monday, 01 June 2015

Joe contributes a cover of "Adieu To All Judges And Juries" to a new Shirley Collins tribute album. Starting life as a digital collection of songs recorded by various artists for the Crowdfunding campaign for independent documentary film "The Ballad Of Shirley Collins", the album has grown into the triple vinyl "Shirley Inspired" out now on Earth Recordings, with a CD version available in the Autumn.

The limited (1000) vinyl album features contributions from Alasdair Roberts, Lee Ranaldo, Graham Coxon, Will Oldham, Trembling Bells, Stewart Lee, Bonnie Dobson, Rachael Dadd, Sharron Krauss, Sally Timms with the Mini Mekons, Rozi Plain, Olivia Chaney, Tunng and Farao, Orlando and Tom Furse (The Horrors) and fellow Blang artist and Sergeant Buzfuz backing singer Slate Islands (AKA Polly MacLean).


This review from The Vinyl District mentions Joe's and Polly's songs: 

 
Podcast of Croydon Radio Joyzine session
Monday, 11 May 2015

Podcast of Joe, William and Polly on last week'd Joyzine show on Croydon Rado. Three songs and interviews. Here

 
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