This week’s Simple Folk Radio is presented by Dillon, with Nicol (Frozy) featuring in session DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON. The first show is broadcast on Sunday 14th April 2013 at 5:00pm.
On David Thomas Broughton
“arguably the most staggering live musician in the country” – Sonny Baker MOJO Magazine
David Thomas Broughton occupies a contentious position, divides opinion, unsettles, is self-consciously clumsy, hilarious, beautiful but above all memorable. Walls of noise and layers of beauty interweave and delight at every turn. Many people use loops these days. Broughton includes the glitches, mistakes, and the resulting comedy in his act, works with what he has, and moves on. Leeds born, with an Art lecturer father Broughton himself thought it unnecessary to study art given the books at home. He is an accomplished illustrator (all his sleeves and cover art are his own work). His own degree is in Environmental Science, and he can tell you what bird is sitting on the fence 100 yards away. Broughton writes songs of beauty, with classic themes of love, pain, hurt, suicide, depression, teenage angst etc… It’s just they come out with a comedic twist and are rarely reproduced in a live setting as they are heard on record.
From time of broadcast, video footage from this session will be available from www.galapagospresents.com
Broadcast Schedule – UK Time Zone
Sunday 14th April 2013 @ 5pm – on Folk Radio UK
Then repeated on the following:
Monday: @ 2am
Wednesday: @ 9pm
Friday: @ 1pm