(No Masters)The centenary of the outbreak of the first world war has already been marked by two outstanding albums Robb Johnson's Gentle Men and the Show of Hands collaboration with Jim Carter and Imelda Staunton and now comes a double album from Barry
With this weekend’s edition, the Cambridge folk festival celebrates its 50th anniversary. Manager and artistic drector Eddie Barcan, who has programmed it for the past 21 years, has chosen a song from each year of the festival. Today, 1995-2004.
In the beginning... there were three men - Peter Gabriel, Thomas Brooman and Bob Hooton who put their innovative musical heads together and founded The WOMAD Festival. This was 1980. It took two years to actually realise their dream and bring WOMAD Festiv
Imagine living in a town which was named after a beer. Or at least shared a name with a beer. You must be thirsty all the time. Such is the fate of Californian band Me and the City, who come…Read more →
(Little Dish)Fiddler, singer and English folk stalwart Nancy Kerr delivers a solo debut of all original material, though you wouldn't know as much, so steeped are its songs in the tunes and diction of tradition. Kerr's poised vocals, spirited violin and e
Haven't Got the Blues (Yet) - or HGTB(Y), for short - is the 26th album in the long and illustrious career of Loudon Wainwright III. It follows his acclaimed 'Older Than My Old Man Now' album from 2012 - "my death n' decay opus," as Wainwright calls it. I
Influential singer-violinist Nancy Kerr launches her eagerly anticipated debut solo album Sweet Visitor. All songs written by Nancy Kerr – album produced by Andy Bell (Bellowhead,The Full English) featuring Martin Simpson, Emily Smith, Tim van Eyken, Ja