Author: Duncan Martin

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…

Session | Loris and the Lion – Breadcrumbs

And it’s hello to 2022! And the sessions of this new year kick off with ‘Breadcrumbs’ by Loris and the Lion. If you saw our best of 2021 roundup, I picked the band’s debut EP Jorinde and Joringel as one…

Session | STAGG – Winter Nights

Today’s session track is ‘Winter Nights’ from Scottish multi-instrumentalist STAGG, showing us some fancy accordian playing. ‘Winter Nights’ is taken from STAGG’s new visual album 3.0. The “visual” part comes from all the songs being played live on camera, with…

Session | Kelvin Davies – Worried Mind Blues

A few weeks ago we brought you our first session track from Kelvin Davies, playing the title track from his debut album ‘Arcadia’, and we’re very happy to share another now. Arcadia contains a mixture of musical styles, with traditional…

Session | Katie Grace Harris – Hard Times

Today’s session comes from emerging artist Katie Grace Harris, accompanied by Alex Duncalf on cello, and her version of the 19th century song ‘Hard Times’. Katie traces her folk roots to singing along as a girl with her Dad as…