Author Archives: Gerry McNally

Gerry McNally

About Gerry McNally

Gerry is the resident Folk & Tumble photographer and assistant editor. He likes his drinks black and his music blue.

John Kilzer – Scars

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 ‘Scars’ is the latest release from Memphis-based John Kilzer, a man whose own history is just as every bit as compelling as the record. He has dealt with substance abuse, earned a Masters of Divinity from Memphis Theological Seminary, and earned a PhD in religious studies from London’s Middlesex University.  Now the ordained, Reverend Doctor […]

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The Sandrunners – George M’Boy

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‘George M’Boy’ is the second long player from The Sandrunners following on from the highly rated ‘The King of the Screen’ album and their debut EP ‘Angel of the Northern Wind’. Since then, they’ve been busy carving out a reputation for delivering high-quality music in their own unique style of folk-noir. Their new release sees […]

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The Best of 2018

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As another year draws to a close it’s time to sit back and reflect on some of the great music that the team here at Folk and Tumble reviewed and enjoyed this year.  As always it has been both a privilege and a pleasure to get access to, and to be trusted with an artist’s […]

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Mike Ross Band – Love The One You’re With

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Mike Ross has had a busy and successful year.  He released a solo record ,‘Jenny’s Place’ back in March and in November he was part of the RHR (Redfern, Huchtinson Ross) trio who released the acclaimed ‘Mahogany Drift’ record. And that doesn’t even begin to cover his almost constant gigging across the UK and Europe! […]

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Steph Cameron – Gold Dust Woman

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Ahead of a string of European tour dates commencing in January 2019, Steph Cameron has just released a cover of the Fleetwood Mac classic ‘Gold Dust Woman’. This marks her first release since 2017’s critically acclaimed ‘Daybreak Over Jackson Street’ and hints at what’s to come in 2019 with Cameron recording her new material with […]

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Rachel Baiman – Thanksgiving

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Following on from her 2017 debut ‘Shame’, Rachel Baiman is back with a self-produced four-song EP, featuring her live trio and special guests including Molly Tuttle and Josh Oliver. The EP opens with the deceptively upbeat ‘Tent City’ featuring a hard-driving bluegrass band. Yet, the aforementioned upbeat sound quickly assumes a sombre tone as the […]

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Cormac Neeson – Don’t Wait Up

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Best known for being the front man of Irish rock band The Answer, Cormac Neeson has just released the first single of his forthcoming solo record White Feather’. The single, entitled ‘Don’t Wait Up’, with its melodic light Americana-rock sound shines a light into the life of the artist with a beautifully crafted, introspective song that draws […]

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Kitt Philippa announces new single and tour

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The 2018 emergence of Kitt Philippa (KP) with the single ‘Human’ was hailed and supported by Mary Anne Hobbs and Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music), Phil Taggart and Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1), RTE 2FM, The Irish Times and many more. A new single entitled ‘Grace’ is a reductive reflection on a love most innocent, a […]

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RHR – Mahogany Drift

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RHR is new musical collaboration consisting of three master guitar players; Troy Redfern, Jack J Hutchinson, and Mike Ross, hence the abbreviated title. The trio have combined not only their immense fretboard skills, but also their songwriting talents to produce their debut record ‘Mahogany Drift’. A rich vein of musical DNA runs through the record that […]

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