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Track of the Day 30th July 2014: The Districts - Silver Couplets

Track of the Day 30th July 2014: The Districts - Silver Couplets @TheDistrictsPa @FatPossum @EOTR

The Districts have unveiled plans to release a new live EP, recorded during their first visit to the UK earlier in the year.

‘The BBC Session EP’ is released on 6th October 2014 through Fat Possum. It was recorded at Maida Vale Studios, London in April and will be available both digitally and limited edition 12″ vinyl (500 copies). The EP features live recordings of Funeral Beds, Long Distance,…

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Track of The Day 29th July 2014: Erland & The Carnival - Daughter

Track of The Day 29th July 2014: Erland & The Carnival - Daughter @ErlandCarnival @fulltimehobby

When unassuming young Orkney music-maker Erland Cooper picked up his guitar and travelled the length of the country to play a show in London’s Notting Hill, little did he know that a chance encounter with musical veteran Simon Tong (The Verve, The Good The Bad & The Queen, and Gorillaz) would be the start of a unique songwriting friendship. Together they formed Erland & The Carnivaland now,…

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Track of the Day 23rd July 2014: Owl John - Stupid Boy

Track of the Day 23rd July 2014: Owl John - Stupid Boy @owljohn #folkgeek #TOTD

Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison aka Owl John has just unveiled Stupid Boy, the closing track to his debut self-titled solo album, released 4th August. The album was created between Los Angeles and the Isle of Mull in Scotland and features previously unveiled tracks Hate Music and Red Hand.

Scott’s currently on tour in Scotland, playing Glasgow’s Cottiers Theatre tonight, and will be playing…

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Track of the Day 22nd July 2014: Dry The River - Everlasting Light

Track of the Day 22nd July 2014: Dry The River - Everlasting Light @drytheriver #folkgeek #TOTD

Dry the River have announced details of the release of the first single from their forthcoming new album. Everlasting Light will be released digitally on Monday August 25th through Transgressive Records.

Featuring a video directed by Jake Dypka, the single is taken from their second album, Alarms in the Heart, which is released on Monday August 25th 2014.

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Track of the Day 21st July 2014: The Barr Brothers - Half Crazy

Track of the Day 21st July 2014: The Barr Brothers - Half Crazy @thebarrbrothers #folkgeek #TOTD

The Barr Brothers are pleased to unveil another new track from their forthcoming album and details of a UK tour for the Autumn. New track ‘Half-Crazy’ is now streaming online and is taken from the new album ‘Sleeping Operator’ released on the 6th October through Secret City Records.

Vocalist Brad Barr: “This song, Half-Crazy, could be described as the tenacious offspring of the North African…

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Track of the Day 20th July 2014: Arlet - Morning After

Track of the Day 20th July 2014: Arlet - Morning After @arletband @CamFolkFest

This week we’ll be introducing you to some of the incredible artists that we think you’ll love at the 50th Cambridge Folk Festival. If you’re not lucky enough to be able to attend this year, then there will of course be coverage on BBC Radio 2 so you can still have a listen to some of the wonderful artists playing there.

Arlet’s music is located somewhere between the folk club and the chamber…

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Track of the Day 19th July 2014: Hudson Taylor - Battles

Track of the Day 19th July 2014: Hudson Taylor - Battles @HudsonTaylor @polydorrecords @CamFolkFest

This week we’ll be introducing you to some of the incredible artists that we think you’ll love at the 50th Cambridge Folk Festival. If you’re not lucky enough to be able to attend this year, then there will of course be coverage on BBC Radio 2 so you can still have a listen to some of the wonderful artists playing there.

Hudson Taylor have honed their craft at an early age busking in Dublin, the…

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Southsea Fest Unveil Headliners

Southsea Fest announce Headliners @southseafes

Southsea Fest unveil their headline acts for it’s eighth year. Joining the top of the bill is Pulled Apart By Horses, Ed Harcourt, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Flyte, DZ Deathrays, and Laurel!

Once again the line-up includes many of the country’s most exciting up-and-coming talent from the worlds of rock, alternative, indie, punk, folk and pop – hosted across intimate and explosive spaces along one street.…

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Rachel Sermanni Announces UK Tour & New Album

Rachel Sermanni Announces UK Tour & New Album @RachelSermanni @MissIrenieRose

Rachel Sermanni’s has announced her largest UK headline tour to date. She will also be taking her Naked Ladies collection of drawings ‘Nudes and Dreams’ with her on this tour this Autumn. Along with this announcement Rachel has unveiled plans of her new album ‘Live in Dawson City’ which is due for release on the 13th October.

For this tour, Rachel will be joined by Jennifer Austin on the piano, C…

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Track of the Day 18th July 2014: Habadekuk - Kingo & Hans Jensen

Track of the Day 18th July 2014: Habadekuk - Kingo & Hans Jensen @Habadekuk @CamFolkFest

This week we’ll be introducing you to some of the incredible artists that we think you’ll love at the 50th Cambridge Folk Festival. If you’re not lucky enough to be able to attend this year, then there will of course be coverage on BBC Radio 2 so you can still have a listen to some of the wonderful artists playing there.

Powerful horns, toe-tapping fiddle and contagious rhythms characterise Ha…

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