Erland & the Carnival

News | Magnetic North release ‘Symphony’ film

The Magnetic North are re-releasing their debut album with an accompanying film, ‘Hunting For Remoteness’. Orkney: Symphony of the Magnetic North, a collaboration between Erland Cooper from Erland & The Carnival, Hannah Peel and Simon Tong (The Verve, Gorillaz), was first released…

Brian’s Mixtape #32: Moseley On Down

After spotting their rather brilliant blog post for FFS, Brian thought he’d ask the lovely folk at Moseley Folk Festival whether they’d put together a playlist to get him all fired up for the festival next September. Brian’s going to…

Brian’s Mixtape #31: All at Sea

This week Brian’s been completely and utterly unaffected by the volcanic ash cloud.  He’s not even been subject to a light dusting, the lucky bird.  He has, however, been following the news with avid interest and has concluded that all…

Brian’s Mixtape #25: Hello, Sunshine

Every discerning folk fan’s foul of choice, Brian Wilson II, is pleased to announce that spring has most definitely sprung.  He’s spent most of the morning being dragged around a meadow by a fresh-born lamb in whose fleece his talons…

Blog: Moseley Folk Festival recommends

In 2009 Moseley Folk Festival played host to Beth Jeans Houghton, Frida Hyvonen, Kelli Ali, Drever McCusker Woomble, Rose Elinor Dougall, Smoke Fairies and many more. They kindly got in touch to recommend we listen to Goodnight Lenin recently, and…