This week’s mix features all new music, some of which is yet to be released. The one thing they all share is that they push the boundaries in terms of creating original music, and it is this which sets this particular playlist apart.
In the first of a 3-part review of the 33rd Orkney Folk Festival Alice Tait sets the scene and shares some of the highlights of Day one including Barrule, Louise Bichan, the Hot Seats and Bruce Mainland.
Our Tune of the Day comes from Fara, a band made up of some the finest talents from Scotland’s folk music scene: Jennifer Austin, Louise Bichan, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price. Jeremy and Regina’s/Bright Grey features on their self-titled debut release which you can also hear in full here.