jay sunaway are a space-folk collective split between London and Oxford, and signed to Upcycled Sounds.

“calm freakery…best tasted with a side order of Tenniscoats” (John Wilks, The Grizzly Folk, London).

jay sunaway play songs by joe woods, and are usually a combination of:

hannah jakes: accordion and keys
niko o’brien: production, electric guitar, clarinet and bass
will palmer: bass and vocals
anna parino: violin and vocals
lauren spicely: fiddle and vocals
eddy spirit: drums
joe woods: guitar and vocals

Their first EP Earth Hum was released in 2018, and EP 2 will follow in 2019.


A too-small list of our musical pals, collaborators, and side projects

Upcycled Sounds 
Our lovely record label/coop/collective

Rosie Caldecott
A wonderful Upcycled Sounds singer songwriter. Eddy, Joe, Jakes and Niko play in her live band.

Zander Sharp
Another great Upcycled musician we’ve gigged with a lot

Limpet Space Race 
Jakes and Niko’s band

Eddy Spirit
Eddy’s solo stuff

Tandem Festival
The best festival in the world – closely bound up with Upcycled Sounds, and kindly put us on every year

Golden Hinde
We regularly play on this galleon, and they host our bimonthly Upcycled Sounds Presents nights

Our sister band, built on Will’s songs

Joe, Jakes, Niko and Lauren contributed to this record of folk song interpretations, recorded in Paris in 2018

A great Finnish singer, starting up a duo with Joe

Karaoke Collective
Function band various of us have been known to play in

Panic at the Ceilidh 
Joe and Eddy’s ceilidh band

Rebecca Loweth
Our artist

Joseph Woods digital 
Joe’s website building business, which made the Limpet Space Race site, parts of Tandem Festival, and this one…

Amazing post-punk singer songwriter, who is also directing our next music video.