Tag Archives: Emily Barker

Emily Barker – The Toerag Session

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A Beat Surrender favourite Emily Barker has a new solo acoustic recording out later this year with funding through Pledge music, there’s a nice selection of choices including vinyl, for which I have of course already got my order in, for more info on the project and details of goodies click here.

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March tour dates with Red Clay Halo collaborator Gill Sandell.


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Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo – Dear River

Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo - Dear River
Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo – Dear River

Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo have announced the date for the release of their new album, Dead River will be available from July 7th on Linn Records, in the interim here’s a taster of what’s to come, the tracks called  ‘Ghost Narrative’ and it’s a corker – the video was filmed during rehearsal for the Union Chapel show last November.


Odds N Ends

Not done one of these for a while, but some tasty titbits around this week.

From Patterson Hood a first taster from Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance his upcoming solo album, here’s Come Back Little Star a collaboration with the wonderful Kelly Hogan. More


Frank Turner gets buried by Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo in their video to promote their vinyl single collaboration Fields of June, you can pre-order the 7″ out on white vinyl next month here.


She Keeps Bees premiered their latest single on All Songs Considered this week, you can listen and download Counter Charm via the Soundcloud widget.


The Staves record a session for Daytrotter here and feature on a revamped Routes Jukebox

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Three tracks from Emily Barker including a version of the wonderful Pause that won Best TV Soundtrack for The Shadow Line in this years Ivor Novello Awards

Emily and The Red Clay Halo are in the studio this week to begin recording their next album and are appearing at the following festivals over the summer.

Thurs 21st June- Night of Festivals, Nottingham

Fri 29th June- Maverick Festival, Suffolk

Sat 30th June- Sark Festival, Channel Islands

Sun 15th July- Larmer Tree Festival, nr Salisbury

Sun 22nd July- Folk by the Oak, Hatfield House

Fri 27th July- Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, Dorset

Fri 17th August- Beautiful Days, nr Fairmile, Devon

Sat 25th August- Solfest, Cumbria

Sun 26th August- Towersey Festival, Towersey, Oxfordshire

Sun 9th September- Bestival, Isle of Wight