Singer/songwriter/guitarist Sarah McQuaid is hard at work writing songs for her new album, to be produced by none other than folk icon Michael Chapman who she met when they both performed at Village Pump Festival in 2014.
Trimdon Grange Explosion are made up of four core members of The Eighteenth Day Of May and for those of us who enjoyed that original LP it is a pleasure to report that the new band have picked up pretty much where the old one left off.
Listen to The Food of Love Project, dedicated to Shakespeare’s legacy and featuring the likes of Alasdair Roberts, Kirsty Law, Rob St John, Dead Rat Orchestra, Stornoway, Thomas Truax, David Thomas Broughton and more.
Shirley Collins’ Lodestar performance at the Barbican is fresh and contemporary and avant-garde at times. The assembled musicians are nothing short of brilliant, the arrangements are in turns atmospheric, joyous, stirring and thrilling.
Lisa Knapp announces her third studio album ‘Til April is Dead – A Garland of May Songs.’ Special guests include ground-breaking folk singer, Mary Hampton, David Tibet and Graham Coxon – due for release by Ear to the Ground Records on 28th April 2017.
West Virginian poet Randi Ward publishes Whipstitches…about how people, words, images, memory, and other things become bound up in one another— even as they are simultaneously becoming something else.
Watch the album trailer for Toby Hay’s forthcoming debut album ‘The Gathering’ and read Robert Macfarlane’s inspiring words…”The tracks of this album – quick-fingered, deep-felt – open landscapes in the mind’s eye…”