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Adam Holmes – The Proust Playlist

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Yesterday Nancy Kerr became the latest folk artist to provide us with their Proust Playlist and in it she heralded the Adam Holmes & The Embers song ‘Oh My God’ as her favourite of the year. It seems fitting therefore that Adam should be next up to answer these deceptively simple questions through music… It’s been an exciting year for Edinburgh’s Adam Holmes. In January the singer-songwriter released his debut album – the John Wood (Nick Drake, John Martyn, Richard Thompson) produced Heirs and Graces – to much critical acclaim. In his live session, recorded in April, Adam, along with Alex Hunter, Douglas Kay,…

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The Proust Playlist – Nancy Kerr

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The Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions 2014 is finally here! iTunes: http://smarturl.it/fxrex8 Amazon: http://smarturl.it/ky9h2d The annual celebration of the very best performances from the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show features some of the most exciting artists on the folk scene today and we’ve been asking them to partake in our playlist based questionnaire The Proust Playlist… The Proust Playlist is the musical answer to The Proust Questionnaire, where great thinkers and luminaries would answer deceptively simple questions to help shed some light on their psyche. Our first folk music luminary to compile their Proust Playlist was Julie Fowlis. Now is the turn of Nancy…

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Julie Fowlis – The Proust Playlist

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In celebration of the impending release of The Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions 2014 we are asking artists who feature on the album to provide us with their personal Proust Playlists.  The Proust Questionnaire was devised in the late 19th Century, providing a means for writers to learn more about themselves and for readers to discover new things about old friends. Many great thinkers, writers and academics have since undertaken the task of addressing these searching questions, but had only archaic things like words and sentences with which to respond. Now we have Spotify and Youtube. Our musicians will answer similarly probing questions via…

Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions 2014

The Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions 2014

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The time is here! We can announce the full track listing for the 2014 edition of The Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions compilation album . The Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions 2014 is the annual compilation of live highlights recorded across the year on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show. This extraordinary collection of intimate live performances from some of the finest folk and roots musicians playing today has been compiled by Mark Radcliffe and his BBC Radio 2 Folk Show production team. It will be available to stream and download worldwide from Sunday the 23rd of November. It is however available now…

Nancy Kerr and Spiro

Nancy Kerr & Spiro – New Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions

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The Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions 2014 will soon be upon us – an incredible collection of the very best live tracks recorded on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show across the year. The full track listing will be announced shortly but until then you can feast your ears on this – brand new releases from Nancy Kerr and Spiro. Their sessions are the latest to be released as part of the Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions series and will be available to stream and download worldwide from Sunday the 2nd of November. THE MARK RADCLIFFE FOLK SESSIONS: SPIRO DELPH107 – Recorded 17th September…

Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions October

New Folk Sessions…Adam Holmes & The Embers / The Mischa Macpherson Trio / Dervish / The Young’uns / The Furrow Collective / The Rails

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Six artists join the The BBC Radio 2 Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions series on the 12th of October 2014 – all available to stream and download worldwide. Adam Holmes & The Embers / Dervish / The Rails / The Young’uns / The Mischa Macpherson Trio / The Furrow Collective   THE MARK RADCLIFFE FOLK SESSIONS: ADAM HOLMES & THE EMBERS DELPH097 – Recorded 9th April 2014  1. Monday Morning 2. Oh My God 3. I Can’t Be Right  Pre-order on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/kdfhvi It’s been an exciting year for Edinburgh’s Adam Holmes. In January the singer-songwriter released his debut album – the…

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The Proust Playlist: Jackie Oates

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The Proust Questionnaire was devised in the late 19th Century, providing a means for writers to learn more about themselves and for readers to discover new things about old friends. The questions were not actually devised by Proust he was simply the first to answer them. Many great thinkers, writers and academics have since undertaken the task of addressing these searching questions, but had only archaic things like words and sentences with which to respond. Now we have Spotify and Youtube. The great debate over which is better, words or Youtube, will continue to rage regardless – but in an attempt to…

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The Proust Playlist: Gordie MacKeeman

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The Proust Questionnaire was devised in the late 19th Century, providing a means for writers to learn more about themselves and for readers to discover new things about old friends. The questions were not actually devised by Proust he was simply the first to answer them. Many great thinkers, writers and academics have since undertaken the task of addressing these searching questions, but had only archaic things like words and sentences with which to respond. Now we have Spotify and Youtube. The great debate over which is better, words or Youtube, will continue to rage regardless – but in an attempt to…

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More Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions out Sunday 10th August

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Duncan Chisholm / Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin / Tim Edey & Will Pound / 9Bach / Johnny Coppin   The Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions are a series of very special live releases recorded on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe. The show goes out every Wednesday night at 19:00 and features intimate performances from some of the world’s finest folk and roots musicians. Delphonic Music have been making these sessions available to stream and download worldwide since Mark first joined the Folk Show with previous releases coming from Fairport Convention, John Smith, Olivia Chaney, Show of…

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Cambridge Folk Festival: Celebrating 50 Years

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The world’s famous Cambridge Folk Festival reaches the grand age of 50 this year, so to mark this extraordinary milestone we are releasing a truly special live compilation album featuring 50 of the very best live tracks ever recorded at the event. Cambridge Folk Festival: Celebrating 50 Years, will be available to stream and download worldwide from Sunday the 27th July – a week before this year’s festival gets underway. In 1960 a documentary called Jazz on a Summer’s Day was made covering the Newport Jazz Festival which had begun just six years previously in Rhode Island. It featured performances from many of…