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London based Dubliner Louis Brennan is a singer-songwriter in the folk tradition. His folk however aren’t the field hands and travelling minstrels of yore but the repressed middle managers and ennui-ridden urbanites of late stage capitalism. They populate tales of bad sex, half-drunk commutes and interpersonal claustrophobia delivered in Brennan’s cracked baritone, at times embarrassingly intimate, at times spuriously broad, peppered with pitch-black humour.
“The Culture of Resistance” is the first single taken from his Album “Dead Capital” expected for release in Late 2017
Ned Roberts is a hotly-tipped, London-based folk musician, who has drawn comparisons with the likes of Tim Hardin, Nick Drake and Leonard Cohen. With a timeless quality to his sound, a poetic turn of phrase, excellent musicianship and a perfectly judged vocal sensibility, his songs sit comfortably amongst the classics of the Laurel Canyon era.
Lights On The River is the first single to be released from his new album, which was recorded in LA and produced by Luther Russell (Sarabeth Tucek, Richmond Fontaine, Noah & The Whale) who discovered Ned some years ago and has championed his music ever since. The highly anticipated new album Outside My Mind is due for release on March 24th on Aveline Records.
His eponymous debut (2014) brought him to the attention to the UK media, with plays on BBC 6 Music (Lauren Laverne, Gideon Coe) BBC Radio 2 (Huey Morgan, Jo Whiley) as well as BBC Radio Scotland. The album also received outstanding reviews in the national press, including rave reviews in Guardian and Uncut magazine.
Alex Seel is an alternative singer-songwriter with roots in folk & blues.
“…echoes both of Nick Drake and Bert Jansch” – Rolling Stone Magazine
Music has led Alex from Devon to London to Ireland and back to London again and through his wanderings he has picked up a strong song-writing style and finger-picking guitar technique…
“…reminiscent of the 70s contemporary folk troubadours” – – Western Morning News.
Alex released his album “Shifting Sands” to critical acclaim in 2013 while supporting Graham Parker in Italy, and he continues to share his music around the UK and Ireland. In 2015 he released his ‘Other Paths’ EP. His next release is due in summer 2017.
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