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FOCUS WALES 2019 – DAY ONE

It’s that time of the year once more where I find myself in the sunny (okay not so sunny today) North Walian border town of Wrexham for Focus Wales, a musical showcase and conference that happens annually and for which … Continue reading

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Funke and the Two Tone Baby – Denizen

Like many people out there, I rarely listen to whole albums these days. So considering I’ve just put the new Funke & The Two Tone Baby album on for the fourth time since I first heard it yesterday, I figure … Continue reading

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Beans on Toast – Jamie & Lilly

Beautiful song with a lovely story. I’m just going to copy and paste from Beans’ original explanation below. Keep an eye out for his new album ‘Cushty’ coming December 1st. This story starts with an email. The email was from … Continue reading

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Stick In The Wheel – Over Again

I have a slight aversion to anything too squeaky clean, something that becomes especially apparent to me whenever I spend too long in the current British Folk scene. Therefore it’s refreshing to see some well deserved recognition for two of … Continue reading

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Cosmo Sheldrake – Come Along

This is another nod to Cosmo’s love of Nonsense Verse that also alludes to fantastical magical realms, whether they be in the mind or beyond. The song references the likes of AA Milne and Lewis Carroll but also taps into … Continue reading

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Lankum – What Will We Do When We Have No Money

Although Lynched were often sold to me as Folk Punk, they are certainly a far cry from the likes of Flogging Molly, The Levellers or Days N Daze. For me they very much follow a traditional path but with a … Continue reading

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Beans on Toast – For the Sake of the Children

Please don’t let this woman run the country. Today is your last chance to register to vote.

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