With a new album and UK tour coming soon, William Tyler met us to discuss all things Goes West, from the composing to the gorgeous old Martin box that stands at its centre.
Those Who Roam is a shining example of the enduring appeal of traditional songs, and of Claire Hastings’s exceptional talent for delivering them. Inge Thomson’s production delivers an inventive finish, and, of course, Claire’s clear and inviting vocal shines throughout.
Whilst Rosie Hood is no stranger to these pages, this is the first video to be released featuring her trio with Nicola Beazley (fiddle) and Lucy Huzzard (melodeon). They possess a fresh creative spirit that’s effortlessly conveyed in their music.
Glen Hansard announces ‘This Wild Willing’, his fourth full-length album in which he marries the sonic inventiveness of the best of his work in The Frames with the discipline he’s found as a songwriter and lyricist in his solo career. Listen to lead track ‘I’ll Be You, Be Me’.
As well as offering an insight into his new album Constant Companion, Cunning Folk talks to us about his influences, traditional music and more…‘Traditional music is living history. I’m joining in.’
Featuring Jim Rioux, Steve Gunn, Sarah Louise, Cinder Well, Elena Setién, Bill MacKay, Brìghde Chaimbeul, Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore, Alasdair Roberts, Neil McDermott & Tartine de clous and Rustin Man as well as a great Stumpwater re-issue.