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Vena Portae - Vena Portae

Vena Portae are an Anglo-Swedish alt-folk band, comprised of BAFTA award-winning singer songwriter Emily Barker, songwriter and performer Dom Coyote, and Swedish producer and multi-instrumentalist Ruben Engzell. Vena Portae’s eponymous debut album draws

CD: James Yorkston - The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society

The Fence Collective – originally a group of mates coming together to sing in the pub in Fife – has given the world an absolutely extraordinary roll-call of exceedingly durable singer-songwriter talent.

The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society review James Yorkston in reflective mood

Before building a fine body of work as a solo artist, Scottish folk singer-songwriter James Yorkston came to prominence as a member of the Fence Collective.

The Sea The Sea: Love We are We Love review

The U.S folk-pop duo prove they have a lot to offer on a charming but at times emotionless debut album. Released in America earlier this year, this first album showcases perfectly the vocal talents of Chuck E.Costa and Mira Stanley, particularly on t

James Yorkston: The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society

James Yorkston fans get their money's worth: dense with dialogue and spanning 16 tracks, the folk songwriter's eighth album feels like an hour with old friends.

Vena Portae: Vena Portae fine pop-folk from Emily Barker and co

(Humble Soul)Since moving to the UK from Australia, versatile singer-songwriter Emily Barker has written atmospheric themes for Wallander and The Shadow Line, and pioneered a thoughtful, melodic style that eases between Americana and pop-edged alt-folk. F

CD: Mirel Wagner - When The Cellar Children See The Light Of Day

I feel as though most recording artists are missing a trick when it comes to seasonal albums.

News | Gruff Rhys receives triple nomination for American Interior

Gruff Rhys’ American Interior has been nominated for three prestigious awards: one of them for music, two for literature.

When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day - Mirel Wagner

There is a defiant air of unflinching bravery in Mirel Wagner's carefully chosen words and the skeletal chords of her acoustic guitar. Her songs are like smooth, polished pebbles, thrown into a cold bottomless pond, drops of life that set the darkness rip

The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society - James Yorkston

"Incredibly warm and inviting, as one would hope any true wassailing society to be" says The Skinny about James Yorkston's latest album. Tracks include 'Guy Fawkes' Signature' and 'Feathers are Falling'.