Beth Orton

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Some 51 years ago, give or take a day or three, Bobbie Gentry released The Delta Sweete (those swinging sixties!), a concept album about growing (...)

Boy Azooga

What: “Cardiff’s answer to William Onyeabor?” Where: Wales Why: Heavenly Recordings is one of the UK’s longest-standing and relevant labels since it(...)

The Script: big nights at the big arenas

Imagining Ireland: 21st Century Song National Concert Hall, Dublin; Saturday, February 3rd, 8pm; €34/€30/€27; nch.ie As part of NCH’s Perspective(...)

Music has always been a family affair for Martha Wainwright: folk legends Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle for parents, Rufus Wainw(...)

It’s a little astonishing to realise that Jeff Barrett’s idiosyncratic record label has been in business for a quarter of a century. Over that time(...)

Sam Amidon is trying his hardest to rein in his inner fanboy, but it’s impossible. He just can’t help it. “I mean, Martin Hayes, ” he says with the(...)

Hal Willner has gone to sea again. A couple of years ago, the producer, encouraged by Pirates of the Caribbean duo Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp, (...)