Tag Archives: folk

NICK HOOPER – 6 Strings

July 8, 2018

Angel Air 2018 From orchestral sweep to acoustic weep, award-winning composer explores the lore of √Čire and finds depth through surface tension. Having scored a few BBC documentary series, for which he brought home BAFTA and Ivor Novello gongs, and … Continue reading

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NORMAN BAKER – Staying Blue

May 15, 2018

Angel Air 2018 Looking through time and finding his rhyme, English artist tells us what he’s found. If THE REFORM CLUB’s second album was rather upbeat, the band’s leader Baker opted to investigate the secrets of opposite direction by going … Continue reading

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IMMY STANLEY – Dancing Light

April 23, 2018

Halo UK Homesick yet hypnotic debut from West Midlands’ teenager who wears soul on her sleeve and blues in her heart. Having university on the horizon, many a youngster would be well-poised for a freedom fest, but this singer is … Continue reading

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MREE – In The Kitchen

March 30, 2018

Nettwerk 2018 Class of glass from Portland’s folktronica artiste inviting you to where tasty action is – in slo-mo. It’s been a long way from Mree’s 2011 debut “Grow” to her forthcoming EP “The Middle” – whose title, of course, … Continue reading

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SULTANS OF STRING – Christmas Caravan

December 22, 2017

Fontana North / Red 2017 Taking their eclecticism to new heights, merry gentlemen from Toronto deliver Yuletide letters from around the world – and get away with it. The method of melange has long been this band’s modus operandi, but … Continue reading

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