Author: Duncan Martin

Session | Maz O’Connor – Lily and Lemonade Wine

Today we’re in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park with Maz O’Connor playing us a song from her album “What I Wanted”, released earlier this year. The album combines ethereal folk story telling with electronic soundscapes, and explores being young in London…

Session | Basia Bartz – Careless Hunter

Today we’re very pleased to welcome Basia Bartz back for another session track. Basia brings us a original folk song, a tale of hunting and in turn being hunted by the prey. All very appropriate for Halloween. The performance is…

Session | Rev Simpkins – Gathering Grounds

Another visit to the salt marshes of Essex today with a second session track from Rev Simpkins, also taken from his album Saltings. Reverend (Matt) Simpkin’s parish is known for its ancient springs that mingle on the ‘Gathering Grounds’. These…

Session | David Ford & Annie Dressner – Easy Falling

Today’s session comes from David Ford & Annie Dressner playing the lead track from their recent EP 48 hours. The duo only started playing together in 2022, starting with just sitting it for a few songs during each other’s sets…

Session | Rev Simpkins – In The Marsh a Desert

Change of scenery today as we welcome the Reverend Matt Simpkins to the sessions. Rev Simpkins new album Saltings is one of the records strongly linked with a particular place, in this case the salt marsh wildnesses of Essex. So…

Session | Cara Ludlow – Blue

We’re pleased to bring you the second track of our session from singer-songwriter Cara Ludlow. Like ‘Hyperion‘, this song comes from Cara’s recently released EP of the same name. The EP recording was part of Tŷ Cerdd records CoDI DIY…

Session | Sara Wolff – Cotton Socks

Today’s session comes from Liverpudlian Sara Wolff with the opening track from last year’s EP When You Left The Room. Whilst she’s playing acoustic for us, her normal sound is more electro-folk in style, with layered ethereal synths played alongside…

Session | Cara Ludlow – Hyperion

Today’s session comes from emerging Welsh singer-songwriter Cara Ludlow, playing the title track from her debut EP Hyperion. The rather lovely EP comprises of three reflective, contemporary folk songs in which Cara draws on themes from John Keats’s epic poem…

Loris and the Lion – Mockingbird

Today’s session video is a second track from one of my favourite EPs from last year Jorinde and Joringel by Liverpool duo Loris and the Lion. This track, ‘Mockingbird’, shows off the duo’s more electronic/experimental side with Georgia’s vocals and…

Session | Jem Bosatta – Will You Wait?

Today we bring a 2nd session track from Jem Bosatta (who previously performed under the name Rookling). Since our last video Jem has released the single ‘Killer‘, the first from his forthcoming EP Loss & Love which is due to…