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Folk Radio UK New Music Introductions

Our artist introductions: bringing you the best in new Music – Folk, Roots American, Alternative & Experimental

Introducing: Top Floor Taivers

Introducing: Top Floor Taivers

Introducing

Featuring two of this year’s finalists in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year the Top Floor Taivers are a wonderful four piece who between them hail from Scotland, England and Ireland.

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Introducing: The Changing Room

Introducing

The Changing Room is a new folk collaboration between Cornwall-based singer songwriter Tanya Brittain and vocalist/musician Sam Kelly. This is one you really want to watch out for.

Introducing: Cristobal And The Sea (& Song of the Day)

Introducing: Cristobal And The Sea (& Song of the Day)

Introducing

Our Song of the Day from London based quartet Cristobal And The Sea is one you just cannot sit still to. Listen to ‘My Love (Ay Ay Ay)’. Stunningly brilliant!

Introducing: The Walking Who - With Roses

Introducing: The Walking Who – With Roses

Introducing

The Walking Who are a Sydney based band who hit our radar this week. Check their amazing new video for ‘With Roses’…simply brilliant.

Introducing: Pat Tierney

Introducing: Pat Tierney

Introducing

Introducing Pat Tierney, a Brisbane based roots musician who’s currently touring down the eastern coast of Australia. Check his new video for ‘Love We’re Looking For’.

Kat Quinn - Little Rose

Kat Quinn – Little Rose

Features

We have a lovely video première today from Kat Quinn for Little Rose. She offers a winning combination of great vocals and lyrics that will warm the hearts of any audience.

Introducing: Mortal Tides

Introducing: Mortal Tides

Introducing

Introducing Cambridge based band Mortal Tides, none of whom are a day over 17 years of age. Hard to believe when you hear them play. Listen to Houses and Drums from their new EP.

Introducing: Jess McAllister

Introducing: Jess McAllister – Painted Faces

Introducing

Jess McAllister is a Devon-based singer songwriter and a name that a lot more people should know of, check her EP and new video, you won’t be sorry!

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Woo – Magic In The Dark (preview)

Introducing

WOO is the project of brothers Mark Ives and Clive Ives whose work spans the last 30 years. Listen to their forthcoming 7″ Magic In The Dark.

Introducing: The Rachel Hamer Band

Introducing: The Rachel Hamer Band

Introducing

The Rachel Hamer Band are a four-piece band from Newcastle who you should be on your radar, if they’re not then they will be after hearing this. Catch them at Towersey Folk Festival this year.

Introducing: Denver folk rock band Ark Life

Introducing: Denver folk rock band Ark Life

Introducing

We’re very please to introduce to you Denver folk rock band Ark Life who have been compared to such greats as The Band. Watch their new video Proud of Me Out There, Mama.

Introducing: Sarah Jane Scouten (UK Tour June/July 2014)

Introducing: Sarah Jane Scouten (UK Tour June/July 2014)

Introducing

Sarah Jane Scouten a singer songwriter hailing from Bowen Island in British Columbia is on tour later this month in the UK. We recommend you try and see her. She’s really quite something.

Introducing: Free the Honey

Introducing: Free the Honey

Introducing

Hailing from the high country of Gunnison valley, western Colorado, Jenny Hill, Lizzy Plotkin and Katherine Taylor combine their homegrown talents as Free The Honey. Exquisite Americana.

Marty O'Reilly - When The Water Runs Out

Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra – UK Tour & Song of the Day

Introducing

Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra are in the UK from 25th June on an extensive tour. One you don’t want to miss. Watch them performing ‘When The Water Runs Out’.