Bert Jansch – Just A Simple Soul

The first comprehensive Best Of collection spanning Jansch’s 5-decade-long career, compiled by Bernard Butler and the Bert Jansch estate (Um, naw it isnae)   Released 26th October via BMG   Released on 2CD, 2LP and advance pre-order 2LP + Tote bag “Bert lived and breathed the sound of the guitar and its endless possibilities for communication,…

Americana releases – news roundup

BENJAMIN W PIKE – CITY LIVING Benjamin William Pike is a critically acclaimed acoustic roots musician from Leeds, West Yorkshire. He re-releases his single City Living next this Friday. Taken from his current album ‘A Burdensome Year’. Ben also played a studio track for BBC Radio 2’s Who is My Neighbour? The track has received numerous…

Kila – New DVD release

Póta Óir is the brand new DVD by Irish music stalwarts Kíla.  Part documentary, part concert this film is an intimate glimpse of Kíla at their best in concert, at their most relaxed backstage and at their funniest on the road. It is filmed, directed and produced by Buenos Aires based Irish film director Anthony…

New release roundup – Simon Lynge / Mark Harrison / Tupelo /Moonshot

SIMON LYNGE  ‘Deep Snow, the brand new album by Simon Lynge, is out world-wide on 23rd November via Integrity Records/Songcrafter Music. In February 2018, Simon and long-time friend and musical collaborator Richard Lobb isolated themselves in a secluded house owned by a travelling circus clown in the green hills of Trallong, Wales, to record the Greenlandic-Danish…