A red-hot Finnish winter warmer

Frigg- Frost on Fiddles (released June 2017) The latest offering from Finnish instrumental sensation Frigg really is something to behold. A soaring powerhouse of interweaving, melding fiddle lines, this band manage to stay fresh and relevant with each new release – and their latest album, Frost on Fiddles, is no exception. Hot enough to melt… Continue reading A red-hot Finnish winter warmer

1884 brought up to date

Gigspanner- The Wife of Urban Law (released October 2017) All of us, at one time or another, have seen a gravestone and tried to imagine the sort of life that person may have lived – but few are able to build an album on the concept. The eerie title of Gigspanner’s latest release, The Wife… Continue reading 1884 brought up to date

Traditional folk music at its experimental best

Miranda Sykes- Borrowed Places (released 01 May 2017) The double bass isn’t usually the first instrument one thinks of when one thinks of folk music—but the Miranda Sykes’ latest album, Borrowed Places, seems to stand out in many different ways. You can tell from the first track that it is a beautiful, lovingly crafted collection of… Continue reading Traditional folk music at its experimental best