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Folk music used to be the preserve of blokes in Arran jumpers singing tales of woes and recounting disasters down t’pit. Now a new generation of female singers like Lucy Ward have made the genre relevant again.Read the full story..
“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
As Michael Nyman silently took his place at the piano stool, any notion of an amiable saunter through the composer’s back-catalogue with cosy anecdotes about Peter Greenaway or Jane Campion had already been dispelled.Read the full story..
Speaking over the phone from her home in Cornwall, Martha Tilston commences the interview by ushering her two small daughters away. Music is marbled right through Tilston’s family.Read the full story..
Nearly ten years to the day that Manchester’s Victoria Baths was voted winner of BBC’s Restoration, on a rainy Thursday evening I found myself sitting in the deep end of a 107-year-old swimming pool, drinking a pint of Speckled Hen and listening to someone making whale noises with a laptop and a cello.Read the full story..
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