On Bowen Island BC, Sarah Jane Scouten tagged along to folk music jams from an early age. Growing up in a hometown teaming with folk musicians led to many meaningful encounters all over North America, learning first-hand from her influences at jams, workshops and house concerts.
Award winning singer-songwriter Kim Beggs releases Blue Bones on Black Hen Music label Blue Bones - the newest CD from Yukon singer/songwriter Kim Beggs and her debut on Black Hen Music - delivers on the promise of her first two critically acclaimed albums ‘Wanderer’s Paean’ and ‘Streetcar Heart’
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.
NNT is an Edinburgh-based pop machine with Irishman Sean Ormsby and Parisian Fabien Pinardon at its core.
Other current members are Marco Morelli (guitar), Stephen McLaren (keys,vox) and Keith Kirkwood (drums). www.nightnoiseteam.com www.facebook.com/nightnoiseteam
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.
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.
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.
In less than six months, Boston indie rock/folk band Tales of Olde has gone from playing private house shows to sharing stages with national acts in front of hundreds of fans and racking up over 50,000 YouTube views of their Justin Timberlake cover “Pusher Love Girl”.