In February 2013, singer-songwriter Wes Tirey self-released his new EP I Stood Among Trees. Playing the guitar since the age of fourteen, and writing songs at seventeen, Wes began cutting his music chops playing open mic nights and small local gigs around Dayton, Ohio.
Catherine Howe is a female English singer-songwriter. She began a successful acting career in the late 1960s, though has since gained a cult following on the folk music scene ('one of the great unrecognised voices...' - Record Collector 2007) as one of the highest-regarded performers of her generation ('Catherine Howe was a Kate Bush before her time.
Way Through are Chris and Claire phasing in and out with guitar, samples, damaged drums and vocals. They play prism punk; ragged intuitive songs shot through with technicolour noise. Using repetition, swift interplay and happenstance they have a sound which is both fun and challenging, a sound that can do anything and can go anywhere.
Sophia Knapp is the leader of Brooklyn-based psych-rock outfit Cliffie Swan. She released her first single, "Nothing to Lose," replete with a B-side remix by Caroline Polachek of Chairlift, on Drag City in 2011.
Alice Gerrard is an American bluegrass singer. She performed in a duo with Hazel Dickens and as part of The Back Creek Buddies with Matokie Slaughter. Gerrard attended Antioch College and was once married to Mike Seeger. The Alice Gerrard Collection (1954-2000) is located in the Manuscripts Department of the University Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Lost in woods, open road travels or misted coasts, the folk, cinematic reverb sounds of Fire/Works have arrived. The Montreal band of two, Jonathan Peters and David Lagacé are blending vocals as well as self multi-instrumentalists to create music that is to the core; raw, pure, honest talent...
Nalle formed in the summer of 2004 and is based in Glasgow, Scotland. The band features Hanna Tuulikki (vocals, kantele, flutes), Aby Vulliamy (viola) and Chris Hladowski (bouzouki, clarinet). All three group members also perform with Scatter, and Chris and Aby also play in The One Ensemble of Daniel Padden, amongst other projects.
Rick Kemp (born 15 November 1941 in Little Hanford, Dorset) is an English bass player, songwriter, vocalist and record producer, best known for his work with the pioneering electric folk band, Steeleye Span. Kemp has been a member of Steeleye Span for twenty years in total - between 1972 and 1986, and then from 2000 to 2009.
The One Ensemble is made up of Chris Hladowski (bouzouki and clarinet), Peter Nicholson (cello), Daniel Padden and Aby Vulliamy (viola), from Glasgow, UK. This quartet, along with drummer/percussionist Alex Neilson, released 'Live At VPRO Radio' on Brainwashed's Handmade series. A new album 'Wayward the Fourth' was released in early 2007 on the Secret Eye label.