Music / Goddess Of The Airways Sue Marchant Is Treading New Paths

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Most people will know Sue Marchant from her time spent at BBC Radio Cambridgeshire and the whole of the Eastern Region.  In the good old days, she had a three hour evening show on weekdays and a fantastic evening show on Sundays.  Everyone wanted to come on Sue’s shows, whether it be world famous musicians,… Read more »

Music / When You Can’t See The Wood For The Trees

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Mysterious and enigmatic the music of Trees has historically been hard to find and expensive, yet has become the stuff of legend. A new 50th Anniversary box set from Earth Records, creatively titled ‘Trees,’ collects everything worth hearing by this iconic band. Folk rock might have taken a different path if they’d endured thinks Simon… Read more »

Music / Celtic Connections Programme Announcement

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The Celtic Connections online festival will begin next week,  across 19 days, the festival will present over 30 online performances between Friday 15th January and Tuesday 2nd February 2021. World class concerts will be available to view online with some of the biggest names on the Scottish music scene and beyond appearing on screens across… Read more »

Music / Cohen Braithwaite-Kilkoyne’s Second Solo Album to be released in March

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Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne as been a musician since the age of 6 and took to squeezeboxes in his teens.   He has since developed into a fine player of both the melodeon and anglo concertina. Having won the Bromyard Folk Festival’s Future of Young Folk Award for singing in 2014, the stage was set for his indomitable march through the… Read more »

Music / New single from Wardruna – Andvevarljod

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Wardruna release their fifth studio album KVITRAVN in January. Postponed for a year due to you-know-what, the album continues and expands upon the themes and soundscapes the band have created in their previous work. In a recent interview with Einar Selvik we talked about that heritage but also the new elements that have brought to the… Read more »

Music / Musician of the Year Releases Single in aid of Baby Loss Charity

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Jaw-dropping Anglo-Irish multi-instrumentalist Tim Edey, newly crowned Musician of the Year at the 2020 MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, has released the first single from his forthcoming new album I Got Rhythm due out in January 2021. A sublime and shimmering instrumental version of one of Sting’s signature songs, Fields of Gold, it is… Read more »

Music / Dorset Duo Address their Carbon Footprint with ‘Ninebarrow Woodland’ as they Launch New Album

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Jon and Jay celebrate the launch of new album A Pocket Full of Acorns by planting 1000 trees in their home county Award-winning Dorset duo Ninebarrow will celebrate the launch of their fourth studio album A Pocket Full of Acorns next spring by fulfilling a long-held wish to address their carbon footprint. In the week leading… Read more »

Music / Seth Lakeman Freedom Fields 15th Anniversary Online Concert

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West country folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2005 for ‘Kitty Jay’.  It catapulted Lakeman into the forefront of the new British folk movement and his follow up was the gold-selling ‘Freedom Fields’ which was released twice in 2006. Produced by his brother Sean Lakeman it… Read more »

Music / The Wilderness – Jesse DeNatale

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There is so much talent in the world of music that gets missed in the hurly burly, fast moving world of modern life. Jesse DeNatale is one such diamond in the rough. His first two albums, ‘Shangri-La West’ and ‘Soul Parade’ garnered praise from the unlikely extremes of Nick Hornby and Tom Waits. Current label… Read more »

Music / Granny’s Attic Premiere New Concert Film “Live At Edge Studios”

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On Friday 18th December, lively English trad folk trio Granny’s Attic will be streaming a professionally-recorded concert premiering on Facebook and YouTube at 7.30pm GMT. The gig, filmed at Edge Studios in Cheshire, will feature live favourites from the past few years. Most of the set list was requested in advance by fans. Lewis Wood… Read more »