Tag: Hannah Peel

Interview | Reasons to Believe – FFS speaks to the artists and driving force behind new Tim Hardin tribute album

Reason To Believe is an album of songs by sixties-era folk-pop musician Tim Hardin, revived and celebrated by a host of modern-day artists including Mark Lanegan, Alela Diane and Okkervil River. We spoke to three artists featured on the album…

Interview | Introducing…Emma Gatrill

If you like your folk dreamy, stripped-down and devoid of gimmicks, we suggest you check out Emma Gatrill. Falling somewhere between Hannah Peel, Alessi’s Ark and Serafina Steer, harpist Gatrill weaves vocals and melodies together in understated, beautifully-crafted patterns. Whether…

Live | Other Lives @ Village Underground

There’s nothing like a live performance to make it feel like you’ve missed something. Last time this reviewer saw Other Lives, they were on a small stage, in a sweatbox tent at a woodland festival. A few months down the…

News | Herman Dune, Peggy Sue, Sam Amidon for Willkommen Foxtrot 2011

Brighton-based collective Willkommen announce line-up for third annual Foxtrot festival held at stately home Stanmer House. Peggy Sue and Alessi’s ark will support headliners Herman Dune, alongside Sam Amidon, Nancy Elizabeth, This is the Kit and Hannah Peel.

12 Questions with… Hannah Peel

Hannah Peel describes her music as wonky folk pop with hints of traditional irish, Yorkshire brass band sounds and a cloaked throbbing sadness.

“Making the record has just been an amazing experience. I’ve never worked with a producer before so it was very exciting to have my songs taken and expanded in a studio. A very magical experience which I hope comes across in the record. Mike was very quick to understand where I was coming from. Nitin Sawhney’s string arrangements are very sensitive but also beautifully rich. He is very controlled and experienced in the studio and a real inspiration to watch.

Album: Hannah Peel – The Broken Wave

Since making its first appearance on her Tra Mhor EP, The Almond Tree, which opens Hannah Peel’s excellent debut album The Broken Wave, has acquired some beefy percussion, a swaggering bass line and some Grandaddy-esque beepy synthesiser arpeggios. It’s quite…