Category Archives: Folk

Sound & Vision – Ellie Ford

November 9th see’s the release of Ellie Ford’s single July, the first track to be taken from debut LP, The Other Sun. The single & album was recorded with Harvey Summers at Broadoak Studios earlier this year, and will be released in spring 2016 on Hidden Trail Records, the single launch show is 6th Nov at Marwoods in Brighton.

Download Ellie’s cover EP gratis at Bandcamp


Ellie Ford / Facebook / Twitter / Hidden Trail Records

Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi – “Shapeless” + Nov 15 Euro Dates

From the album Cold Moon out now on Rusted Blue Records/Believe Recordings.

NOV 10 Brighton, GB Komedia, Brighton
NOV 11 London, GB Bush Hall
NOV 12 Canteleu, FR Espace Francois Mitterrand
NOV 13 Chelles, FR Les Cuizines
NOV 14 The Hague, NL Crossing Border Festival
NOV 15 Brussels, BE Botanique Orangerie
NOV 17 Caen, FR Big Band Cafe
NOV 18 Bordeaux, FR Rock School Barbey
NOV 19 Donostia-san Sebastián, ES Intxaurrondo K.E.
NOV 20 Madrid, ES El Sol
NOV 21 Barcelona, ES Festival Musique Sensibles
NOV 23 Aurillac, FR Theatre d’Aurillac
NOV 24 Paris, FR Theatre Des Bouffes Du Nord

Sound & Vision – Applewood Road

In September 2014, three songwriters met for the first time in a cafe in East Nashville. By the next morning they had put the finishing touches to their first song, ‘Applewood Road’, which they recorded live to tape at Nashville’s all analogue studio, Welcome to 1979.

The song’s nostalgic air, along with the clear, sparse arrangement of three vocals accompanied by double bass, drew immediate positive response, and they decided to expand the idea into a full album.

Six months later, they reconvened to write, rehearse and record songs for the self-titled album Applewood Road. The songs were again performed live around a single microphone at Welcome to 1979 and recorded to two-track tape with minimal accompaniment from some of Nashville’s finest session players, including Aaron Lee Tasjan, Josh Day, Fats Kaplin, Jabe Beyer, and Telisha Williams.

The tapes were assembled at London’s most exclusive high-end mastering suite, Gearbox Records, mastered through their vintage analogue outboard, and lacquers cut in-house on their own Heaco lathe.

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Applewood Road is Emily Barker, Amber Rubarth and Amy Speace.

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