Veteran singer songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter has just released ‘Sometimes just the Sky’, a reimagined set of songs that span a thirty-plus year long career. We met to chat about the inspiration behind the project.
With Cahalen Morrison, Ethan Lawton and Jim Miller all taking lead vocals, writing the songs and switching between instruments, honky-tonk supergroup Western Centuries offer a range of colours – Country songs to drink to, dance to and cry to, get lost in the flood.
Watch this superb live video from James Patrick Gavin’s album launch at London’s Union Chapel. “This was one of the most intensely emotional nights of my life with many people participating and a packed audience – and we pulled it off!”
The Milk Carton Kids announce new album, ‘All The Things That I Did and All The Things That I Didn’t Do’ and share new single ‘One More For The Road.’ An epic 10 minute-plus musical excursion through folk, jazz and psychedelia, the landmark track serves as a remarkable signpost of what the album has in store.
David catches up with Roger Dean Young who, after entering semi-retirement from music for many years returns as Roger Dean Young & the Tin Sea with a brand new full-band album, Wrought Iron Will. Music of this quality is just too valuable to remain unheard.
Our Folk Show this week features forthcoming releases from Emma Tricca, Aidan O’Rourke, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, Pharis & Jason Romero, Heidi Talbot & John McCusker, R. W. Hedges, Trampled by Turtles and Cicada Rhythm