Tag: James Yorkston

Yorkston/Thorne/Khan – Navarasa: Nine Emotions

An admission to begin with: As someone who has only dipped in and out of James Yorkston’s music over the years (despite being impressed by everything I’ve heard) this collaboration had totally passed me by until this moment. Navarasa: Nine…

Album | James Yorkston – The Route to the Harmonium

Living in the small fishing town of Cellardyke, Scotland, James Yorkston recorded his new album, The Route to the Harmonium, in his loft where fisherman had previously repaired their nets. Ultimately he recorded so much that he needed another set…

Record Store Day | Shopping Guide A-L

Record Store Day is here again! After last year’s mammoth list of 643 exclusive releases, organisers have taken concerns on board and produced a much leaner list of, uhm, 592. Still need help picking through it? FFS picks out the…

#522 James Yorkston – Great Ghosts

For Folk's Sake | James Yorkston | Alexis Taylor | KT Tunstall | The Pictish Trail

The first single off James Yorkston’s forthcoming album The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society (a jolly collaboration with a host of good Scottish people) is a mellow, sauntering piece of pop. With a visually addictive bloodied monochrome marvel of a video to…

Brian’s Mixtape | Birds

Bird on guitar

Hello dear readers, It will come as no surprise to you that I am of the opinion that birds are the finest class of creature to inhabit this planet. Our singing voices are remarkable (some better than others, though I…

Album | James Yorkston – I Was A Cat From A Book

James Yorkston seems to be releasing music and gigging all the time, but this is actually his first self-penned record since ‘When the Haar Rolls In’ four years ago. From the first note, you realise how much you’ve missed him.…