Track List Sean Taylor – London Stuart Forester – Bramble Foot Hot Feet – Wood House MuHa – Let’s Talk About The Weather Strangeworld – Green Loch-Bouree De Aurora Sands Wizardmarra – Song Of The Ganges 5 Days Of November – Breaking In The Middle The Fallows – Cast The First Stone Two Man Ting – African Gospel The Po Boys – (couldn’t quite catch the title) Wizardmarra – Sailing In The Mellow Fruitfulness Of Autumn Some festivals need to keep a constant process of re invention on a yearly basis, most need to have regular change to keep things Continue reading Totally OTT
ROB HERON and the TEAPAD ORCHESTRA Rob is just going from strength to strength in the right direction, though his musical course has altered from someone whom a once described as a “Cumbrian Nick Drake”. Not that I’m complaining as the Western Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Hokum Blues, Ragtime, Cajun, and Roots-of-Country music Rob makes with The Teapad Orchestra is damn fine and can get you a struttin and a dancing with the best. You’ll probably get the chance too, as these guys are so hard working that they’ll be at a venue near you soon. The best have also had Continue reading …and another “What are they doing now?”
Sometimes it’s nice to catch up with folk who in some small way you have part of their story with (and they too have shared a part of yours of course). So here’s a quick round up of what some of those talented people are doing right now. They’ve all appeared on the Drystone stage when I was running it (or the Golden Years as I believe some are calling it). First up the delightful and very beautiful Emma Gillespie otherwise known as EMMA’S IMAGINATION Emma has just released a new six track EP on her own label, which you Continue reading What are they doing now?
A taster of what’s to come at Stainsby Festival 2013 Jack Payne and Leslie Sarony – Mucking About In The Garden FOS Brothers – Tipping It Up To Nancy Merry Hell – Crooked Man Jack Hodges – Everything Is Fresh Today Wizardmarra – Periwig The Hut People Jiggery Pipery Elbow Jane – The Devils Hand Tim O’Connor – Following Swans Chas Ambler – My City Home First off apologies for the quality on one or two tracks they are YouTube conversions and not studio quality, though the music is good. I’ll not say much about the acts that will be Continue reading The Pint In The Sky, Stainsby Festival Taster
Here we are just a little later than intended, but I held fire on so I could combine acts from Off The Tracks with those from The Dock of the Bay minifest (the second smallest festival in the world, I have no idea which one is the smallest) and that Laurence my esteemed webmaster and I have been uploading all my podcast from past years since I started putting them together in 2008 (I’ve also enjoyed listening to them again myself, there is a hell of a lot of good stuff on there) you can find them all here. On Continue reading Who Needs A Pyramid!!? (when you have a Melodrome or a Barn)