News / Lady Maisery pre-release copies of new live album for autumn tour dates.

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For Autumn 2018, Lady Maisery announce a new Live album. It contains 13 tracks of live versions of material from their three studio albums ‘Cycle’, ‘Mayday’ and ‘Weave & Spin’ and pre-release copies will be available at gigs in Autumn/Winter 2018 before an official release in 2019. The album captures the true depth of their… Read more »

News / Emily Mae Winters to Tour throughout October.

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Fast rising star on the U.K. Folk/Americana scene Emily Mae Winters has that rare quality in a singer that makes critics reach for the superlatives. Following the success of her award winning debut album ‘Siren Serenade’ Emily embarks on a brand new album pre release tour this October with a full band. Hailed as having… Read more »

News / Benji Kirkpatrick and The Excess – five date tour in September.

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Whilst being at the heart of various successful bands, big band folk trailblazers Bellowhead; power folk trio Faustus; the Seth Lakeman Band, Benji was busy writing material for his own project, which now takes form – The Excess.  A trio: comprising of fellow Bellowhead band mate, Pete Flood on drums and Pete Thomas (Megan Henwood… Read more »

News / Northern Flyway – an audio-visual production exploring the ecology, folklore, symbolism and mythology of birds and birdsong.

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In 2017 Jenny Sturgeon (Salt House, Jenny Sturgeon Trio) and Inge Thomson (Karine Polwart Trio, Da Fishing Hands) wrote and created Northern Flyway – an audio-visual production exploring the ecology, folklore, symbolism and mythology of birds and birdsong. Northern Flyway premiered to a sold-out audience at The Barn (Banchory) in January 2018 and a CD… Read more »

News / Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall release debut EP Unfair Maids

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Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall combine their spell-binding sounds to create this new duo. Their songs, which are a mixture of traditional and original, follow themes of love and loss; dreams and reflections and struggle and triumph against all odds. Taking inspiration from history, mythology and personal experience, Julu and Heg create evocative songs with… Read more »

News / Neo-folk newcomers YOUNG WATERS share video for new single “Swimming Pool” / Debut album out Sept 28th

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Young Waters’ twisted neo-folk is a tapestry of emotionally powerful vocals, stirring harmonies, lyrical strings and finely mastered acoustic guitar. Their exhilarating rhythms and intricate melodies, coupled with a repertoire that combines startling original material with unique arrangements of traditional folk songs, makes for a captivating stage presence. This young band is set to make… Read more »

News / New Album from Hamish Napier – THE RAILWAY

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The Railway is the much-anticipated new album from Scottish musician Hamish Napier. The follow-up to Hamish Napier’s critically-acclaimed debut solo album The River, Hamish’s newest album will be released on Friday 3rd August 2018. Returning to his hometown of Grantown-on-Spey, Napier’s collection of new compositions and songs were specially commissioned by the new Grantown East:… Read more »

News / Steve Tilston releases solo. acoustic, retrospective album ‘Distant Days’

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Distant Days is a solo acoustic retrospective which sees Steve Tilston reworking some of his most treasured self-penned songs, in addition to three previously unreleased guitar instrumentals, offering a unique insight into his musical journey since the early 1970s. Insightful lyrics, ravishing melodies and deft guitar work continue to showcase an artist at the top… Read more »

News / Chris Wood out on Autumn Tour

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Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the un-official history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables. A self-taught musician, composer and song writer, Chris is a lifelong autodidact whose independent streak shines through everything he does. Always direct and… Read more »

News / Celebrating 40 years since the release of Bob Marley’s ‘Kaya’

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On the 24th of August, The Marley Family, Island Records, and UMC will collectively proclaim the sun is shining in celebration of 40 years of Kaya, Bob Marley & The Wailers’ historic March 1978 release. The album’s themes of love and peace have resonated across the world and the record reached the top 5 in… Read more »