“We gathered a host of musicians and writers, artists and scholars, weirdos and generally adventurous people to set the James Joyce’s bizarre novel, Finnegans Wake, to music.” We talk to Derek Pyle, the Project Director and give you a unique first listen of several tracks from the new release.
Formed around husband and wife vocalists Enion Pelta-Tiller and David Tiller, Taarka’s music is a rootsy masala – the band’s name apparently comes from a term for the Indian spices roasted until they pop. The flavours are decidedly moreish.
Listen to Bang Bang, the new single from two-time Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee, Sarah Jane Scouten taken from her new full-length album When The Bloom Falls From The Rose, due for release on June 16th via Light Organ Records.
Skerryvore are excited to announce the introduction of a new member to their musician lineup. Scott Wood will join the band, playing pipes and whistles. His first on-stage appearances will be next month.
We talk to George Nigel Hoyle (Cunning Folk) about his fascination with the ritual English landscape and his vast musical influences from Anne Briggs to Brian Eno. He also shares his fascination with ritual…”they signpost where we are & where we have come from.”
Anna Coogan talks to FRUK about her new album ‘The Lonely Cry of Space and Time.’ “I’d like it to make people think- about the rising oceans, about children washing up on beaches, and how that relates to us as individuals, living our normal lives.”
Rob catches up with Alasdair Roberts during his Pangs Tour to talk about his new album, his early influences from traditional folk to Glasgow’s underground DIY scene and his need to always be creating something new. An obsession he has continually rewarded us with.
Welsh guitarist Toby Hay is currently on tour following the release of this debut album ‘The Gathering’. So what does he listen to while on the road? Check his ‘On the Road’ playlist featuring the likes of Karen Dalton, The Gloaming and more.