Kitty Macfarlane’s Namer Of Clouds nominated for the fRoots Critics Poll New Album of 2018

  • November 14, 2018

Kitty Macfarlane - Namer Of CloudsWe’re pleased to see that Kitty Macfarlane’s debut album, Namer Of Clouds, has been nominated for the New Album of 2018 in the fRoots Critics Poll.

This year’s winners will be exclusively revealed by BBC Radio 3 during their Music Planet broadcast from 11pm on Friday 7th December, presented by Kathryn Tickell, and in the Winter issue of fRoots magazine from 11th December. At the same time we’ll announce the Editor’s Choice Album Of The Year on micro-independent artist-run labels.

About the fRoots Critics Poll:
Every year since 1986 fRoots have polled experts in the UK and worldwide to find the Album Of The Year in the fields of music which they champion. With hundreds of writers, broadcasters and activists on the panel, the fRoots Critics Poll For Albums Of The Year is long established as the most extensively researched and prestigious annual poll of its kind.

Watch: Blue Rose Code – Ebb & Flow

  • January 20, 2018

Check out the new video from Blue Rose Code for the latest single ‘Ebb & Flow’. In describing the track Ross said “Above the entrance to the Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art there is a neon sign that exclaims “Everything Is Going To Be Alright!”. The problem that I have with that is I wasted so long waiting for everything to be alright, waiting for something to happen but now, the truth as I see it is that everything is alright. A subtle but powerful difference. There is nothing wrong with right now, that’s what the song is about.”

Blue Rose Code - The Water of Leith
Ebb & Flow is taken fro the new album The Water of Leith which is available now from, Amazon, Spotify, iTunes, HMV and all good record shops.

Watch: Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys – When The Reivers Calls

  • January 18, 2018

Ahead of their UK tour this March, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys have released a new video for the song ‘When The Reivers Call’ from their latest album Pretty Peggy.

The boys will also be performing at many festivals in the coming months, you can find all of the confirmed dates below with more to be announced soon.

Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys - Pretty Peggy
Pretty Peggy is available now from Propermusic, Amazon, Spotify, iTunes and all good music retailers.

Upcoming tour dates

No shows booked at the moment.

Watch: Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys – The Making of Pretty Peggy

  • August 14, 2017

Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys - Pretty PeggySam Kelly & The Lost Boys have today released a new video documenting the making of their upcoming album Pretty Peggy. It’s a fascinating behind the scenes look at the work that goes into making an album and also shows the fun the boys obviously had whilst recording.

Trawling old songs and tunes for this innovative melting pot album, Kelly has found some gems to refashion kicking off with the rousing whaling shanty Greenland Whale which is matched at the other end of the 12-track album by a driving, full-blooded take on the trad English song The Keeper.

Pretty Peggy is released on the 6th October and available to pre-order now from (where you can get a signed copy), Amazon, iTunes and all good record shops.

Heidi Talbot and Friends live on The Quay Sessions

  • June 5, 2017

Heidi Talbot - Here We Go 1, 2, 3Heidi Talbot appeared on The Quays Sessions last week to perform songs from her latest album, Here We Go 1, 2, 3. Talbot performed alongside her husband and musical partner John McCusker as well as members of her band and friends.

You can listen to the show in full on the BBC iPlayer here, watch Heidi’s full performance here and get a taste of what to expect below.

Here We Go 1, 2, 3 is available now from Propermusic, Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and all good record stores.

Upcoming tour dates

No shows booked at the moment.