Album Review: Torgeir Waldemar – Jamais Vu

Norwegian singer-songwriter Torgeir Waldemar describes him as a ‘black-clad, longhaired and bearded man with great songs’. It might be somewhat concise but it is most certainly apt. Having played in various bands and projects Waldemar originally took Norway by storm with the release of his debut solo album back in 2014. Since then his is a name that has been growing year on year across the globe and this year marks the release of his current mini-album Jamais Vu.

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Album Review: Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman – Personae

Devon based Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have become one of the most adored and formidable folk duos in recent years. Their enigmatic and contemporary folk tunes have captured the hearts of the world since they first came together several years ago. This year sees the release of their latest endeavour, the bold and inspiring Personae.

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Album Review: Louis Brennan – Dead Capital

Louis Brennan might be one of the most interesting performers in folk today. Born in Dublin, living in London and recording in Berlin he is the archetype of the troubadour of old; a globetrotting musician with a voice that can cut to the bone and an almost painful and brutal honesty. His new release Dead Capital is an extraordinary album that ekes the darkness out from your heart. Read our review here.

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Album Review: All the Luck in the World – A Blind Arcade

Irish alt-folk band All the Luck in the World release their second album ‘A Blind Arcade’ on 23rd February, and it is a superbly nimble, giddy and fluttering piece of work. As a band that have notched up in excess of 10 million streams on Spotify, there’s a swell of anticipation among fans waiting for this album.

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