Category Archive: Introducing

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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Introducing Brash Isaac

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You might not know the name but if you’ve been to more than a few shows in Northern Ireland or even around the UK and are a regular reader of Folk and Tumble, you might just recognise the face and the voice of Brash Isaac. Andrew Cameron is the man behind the Brash Isaac persona. […]

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Introducing Cousin Kula

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Cousin Kula is a top new act based in Bristol, UK skirting the edges of electro and folk and bursting onto the scene with their debut single¬†‘Hesitation’. Recorded in J&J studios and produced by Jim Barr, known for his work with Portishead and Get The Blessing, it’s a summery indie record with folk undertones. ‘Hesitation’¬†was […]

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Introducing Maria Kelly

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The latest new talent on the Dublin scene is Maria Kelly. Already a gifted writer she has been composing songs since the age of ten growing up in Mayo, Ireland. Now signed to Veta Records, the hard work put in durig those formative years has not been in vain with comparisons already being drawn with […]

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Introducing Freja

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You probably haven’t heard of Freja. That’s not saying anything bad of you and certainly not saying anything detrimental of the young London songwriter. Thankfully, this is all set to change. At the age of twenty, Freja has taken four of tracks, each deeply personal, beautiful, minimal and laid them down on her debut EP […]

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Introducing Teddy Charles Jr

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Teddy Charles Jr. is the latest of the hard rockers to mellow out on the Belfast scene. That’s not to say that mellowing out in softening up. There’s still a gritty vocal tone here and even with layered backing vocals akin to Fleet Foxes, this one has jumped down from the indie-folk fence and placed […]

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Introducing Forty Elephant Gang

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With a wild west sound straight out of East London, Forty Elephant Gang have picked up the baton passed round the capital from hands of Mumford and Sons via a slew of heartbroken, bearded, poets in backrooms and bars. Wielding guitar, bass, banjo and mandolin they thump out solid Americana and folk infused tunes with […]

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Introducing Tom James

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Tom James plays the hell out of an acoustic guitar with a nonchalance that the rest of us would display pulling on a pair of socks. Fingerpicking, strumming, open chords, complex arpeggios are delivered with an apparent ease and when you’ve mastered the art of those at the tender age of twenty two then why […]

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Introducing Callum Stewart

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You may have seen him on various stages about Belfast but now it is time to look at the facts behind the face. Callum Stewart is the 17-year-old acoustic guitar wonderkid from Magherafelt gradually paving his way to brighter horizons. He’s part of the new wave of young singer-songwriters emerging from our waters and is […]

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Introducing Brooke Bentham

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South Shields may not be a name on the tip of the tongue when you picture where that next big thing might emerge from. Too often blinded by the big lights of bustling cities we miss an absolute delight just subtly slipping onto the scene with talent to burn and tunes to tug on the […]

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