Author Archives: Scott Edgar

About Scott Edgar

Designer | Developer | DJ | Writer. Editor of Folk & Tumble. Scenewrecker, promoter and DJ with Alcohol & Irony. Codemonkey at Pale Blue Dot Creative Ltd.

Emily Barker live at CQAF

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I’ve come to in the chilled air of a darkened room on one of Belfast’s sunnier days. It’s not quite a gasping awakening with a needle in the arm; the stuff of Irving Welsh novels. But it’s a wake up nonetheless. A shot of new music and a needle in the Memphis groove of the […]

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Joshua Burnside – Ephrata

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Release Date: 5th May 2017 Label: Quiet Arch Sometimes touted as an emerging talent, Joshua Burnside is no stranger to followers of Northern Irish music. While ‘Ephrata’ is the songwriter’s debut album, it’s been a long time in the making. Back in 2013, Burnside released the ‘If You’re Going That Way’ EP and something of […]

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New live album from David C Clements

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David C Clements is back with a brand new record. ‘The Sound Of The Forest Choir’ features Michael Keeney and Arco String Quartet. Clements recorded the album live at a sold out show in Fitzroy Presbyterian Church, Belfast last Christmas. It features tracks from ‘The Longest Day In History’ like you’ve never heard them before. […]

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Ben Glover live in Belfast

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24th March 2017 The Black Box, Belfast There’s a certain something in the air when Ben Glover makes a return to Northern Ireland’s shores from his base in Nashville, Tennessee. Perhaps too, there’s something in the water; a subtle blend of wheat, hops, and yeast. Something to cure the ails of the week with a […]

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St Patrick’s Day 2017

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It’s a holiday now associated with partying, parading, and downing pints of stout. St Patrick’s Day of old was a religious festival celebrated throughout Ireland to honour its patron saint. The music and art of Ireland has long been admired across the globe and from old traditional ballads to modern songs of the working man, […]

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I See Rivers – Da Ram

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I See Rivers describe their sound as “float folk”. Now based in Liverpool, the Norwegian trio is set to release their debut EP ‘Standing Barefoot’. New single ‘Da Ram’ is out on Friday 17th March 2017 laden with vocal harmonies and memorable hooks. If you’re into Fleet Foxes, Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens or Feist, there’s […]

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Smith Street Band 2017 Tour

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Australian folk-punk act The Smith Street Band formed in Melbourne back in 2010 as a vehicle for songwriter Wil Wagner. They gigged relentlessly around the Australian punk scene taking time out to release records and swap up the lineup. Tours with the likes of Frank Turner and The Menzingers followed and the fanbase grew beyond […]

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Introducing ULTRAS

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ULTRAS is the brainchild of Scottish multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Gav Prentice. Born out of the ashes of Over The Wall, ULTRAS take influences from Scottish folk, electronica and hip-hop. Prentice has taken the bold move to make his debut album with six different producers, more of a hip-hop play than your average folk record. The […]

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich in Belfast

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Tuesday 7th March 2017 The Limelight 2, Belfast In recent months, much has been made of the emphatic return of Benjamin Francis Leftwich. He’s back after a rocky few years following the death of his father and his 2016 record ‘After The Rain’ was the perfect response. Opening acts The Howl and The Hum and […]

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