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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

The nominees have just been announced for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2012 and there does appear to be an interesting cross section from all across the British Isles. And for the first time members of the public can … Continue reading

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Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want by Slow Moving Millie

It appears there has been a bit of unrest from fans of The Smiths after seeing the 2011 Christmas advert from high street giant John Lewis. it’s the choice of soundtrack that’s upset some on Twitter, a version of their … Continue reading

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The Darling Mundaring

I’ve long thought there is far too much talent coming out of Bedford, whether it is music, art or film and surely it will all dry up one day . . . . Well I guess not quite yet because … Continue reading

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Gillian Welch and David Rawlings UK Tour

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings have just announced a short tour in the UK for November in support of the wonderful album The Harrow and the Harvest that is still one of my favourite albums of the year. Although they … Continue reading

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Ben Howard – Keep Your Head Up

Ben Howard is another new name to me but a video popped up on my Facebook account so I thought I’d investigate it further. Stemming from Devon, Ben has been making a name for himself on the tour circuit in … Continue reading

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Songs from the Shed

It’s not often you can get excited about sheds by when one in a back garden in Somerset is host to some great musical sessions and then goes on to win Shed of the year 2011 people will stand up … Continue reading

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De Winter new video “Shy Bride”

An interesting message popped up on my Facebook news feed to check out, Facebook, You Tube and Reverbnation at 8pm Thursday 25th February for the premier of the new video “Shy Bride” by De Winter. For those who do not … Continue reading

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Chris Corney – Little Marrakesh single release

Chris Corney is someone I first met at a Tift Merritt gig that Empty Rooms put on in Buckingham, he was in the audience and I was collecting e-mails address for the mailing list (that’s rock n roll.) He asked … Continue reading

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The Decemberists, ‘The King Is Dead’ – First listen

Here is another First Listen from NPR – The Decemberists, ‘The King Is Dead’ and you only have until 18th January to try it out. (Audio now expired) From Portland Oregan The Decemberists lead man Colin Meloy has often written … Continue reading

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