News / Swanfest 3, Ascott under Wychwood – 16th July 2016

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swanfest III

Wychwood Folk Club & The Swan Inn proudly present the third Swanfest on Saturday 16th July 2016 in Ascott under Wychwood. Last year’s event saw internationally acclaimed headline act Barbara Dickson give a sensational performance with Nick Holland accompanying her on piano. This the festival is delighted to welcome Martyn Joseph as headliner. Martyn is a powerful singer and… Read more »

News / Listen to The Felice Brothers new album ‘Life In The Dark’

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Felice Brothers

The upstate New York band, The Felice Brothers release a new album, and have boldly put a stream of it on YouTube. Videos for each album track have been created from re-purposed stock footage by bassist, Josh Rawson who describes the video as “an orgy of home movies, volcanoes, cartoons, daytime westerns, wartime reels, and… Read more »

News / Well we’re off, can the last person out switch off the economy…

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bell end

So we are out of Europe, on a personal level we are shocked, saddened and actually embarrassed to call ourselves British. What we will do now is to find out just what this could mean in the short and longterm to musicians, the music industry and festivals. First off we shall aim to find out… Read more »

News / We are for Europe

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vote remain

We will all be voting to remain in Europe here at Spiral Earth, and have been of this mind since the vote was announced. The campaign to leave has been taking increasingly nasty turns in these final few days, it’s more and more resembling one of those conversations you overhear in the pub when someone… Read more »

News / Michele Stodart video for ‘Ain’t No Woman’ from her forthcoming album

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Michele Stodart of the Magic Numbers has released a single from her forthcoming solo album ‘Pieces‘. ‘Ain’t No Woman’ is Michele’s take on those classic country songs like ‘Stand by your Man’ or Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’. But it takes the opposite point of view, explains Michele. “It’s a song about someone who’s finally standing up… Read more »

News / Wren Music founders to receive EFDSS Gold Badge

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Wren Music

The work that Paul Wilson and Marilyn Tucker have done for English folk music with the charity Wren Music at grass roots level has now received national recognition with a prestigious Gold Badge award from the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS). They’ll be presented with the badge at a special event at the… Read more »