Music / Listen to ‘Odal’ by Wardruna

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Wardruna

Here is a track from the forthcoming album Runaljod – Ragnarok by Wardruna, the album release will be October 2016, but you can pre-order now with a whole host of limited edition offers from the bands web store – be quick as these will likely sell out really fast. The Runaljod trilogy of albums is Einar… Read more »

Music / Summoning the Old Gods with Wardruna

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Quite frankly it feels that Wardruna have tapped into some very ancient powers with their trilogy of albums exploring the deeper esoteric meanings of the ancient Norse runic alphabet. They use some of the oldest Nordic musical instruments , self-made frame drums and ceremonial drums, mouth harp, tagelharpe (‘viking fiddle’), flutes, goat horns, tongue horns and… Read more »

Music / Climb The Air – Hatful of Rain

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Climb The Air

Hatful of Rain epitomise the explosion of UK Americana artists who have grasped this living tradition of music that has travelled across the Atlantic over the past centuries to the Americas and is now enjoying the return trip. On its travels it has rubbed up against countless other musical styles, been shaped by familiar hands… Read more »

Music / The Natural Selection Australian Songbook – Bush Gothic

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Bush Gothic

Bush Gothic are band leader Jenny M. Thomas together with double bassist Dan Witton and drummer Chris Lewis. ‘The Natural Selection Australian Songbook’ contains ten Australian Folk songs that have been lovingly rearranged by the band… Hang on, that’s sounding a bit dry… try this; Jenny Thomas, along with her two accomplices have completely reinvented… Read more »

Music / Bush Gothic New Album and UK tour

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Bush Gothic

Bush Gothic are band leader Jenny M. Thomas  together with double bassist Dan Witton and drummer Chris Lewis, they are touring the UK to celebrate the release of their new album The Natural Selection Australian Songbook. All three members of the band have toured the world with a long list of internationally acclaimed music and theatre… Read more »

Music / Heather Small: Where is she now?

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Heather Small

Heather Small was one of the most gifted soul music singers of her generation and in the 80s and 90s she was also one of the most famous musicians in the UK. She performed as part of several well regarded acts and has more than a few hits under her belt; all the more impressive… Read more »