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Scene and Heard – CCXXXVIII : The Tug of the Moon  – Sarah McQuaid (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Of course the big news this New Year was the leap-second adjustment which was added into the calendar to keep things on track. Okay, it might not be a big deal but it inspired Sarah McQuaid to write this wonderful … Continue reading

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King’s Daughters Home For Incurables – Karla Kane (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I don’t know why I should be surprised that someone from the sun strewn West Coast of America should deliver one of the most authentic sounding folk records of the year so far. It isn’t like music belongs to any … Continue reading

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Walking Into White – Sarah McQuaid (Waterbug Records) reviewed by Dave Franklin

Sarah McQuaid doesn’t so much make albums, she takes journeys exploring various music traditions, Celtic, Appalachian and English Folk are all places she has so far visited and the records act like acoustic photo-albums that she gives us access to … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – XVIII : The Silver Lining – Sarah McQuaid

Walking Into White is the fourth solo album from Sarah McQuaid. To record it, she travelled from her adopted home in Cornwall, England, to the small town of Cornwall, New York, USA, in order to work with co-producers Jeremy Backofen (Frightened … Continue reading

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The Plum Tree and The Rose – Sarah McQuaid (Waterbug Records) reviewed by Dave Franklin

After exploring the traditional styles of Ireland and The Appalachians on previous albums, her third, The Plum Tree and The Rose, has its feet firmly planted in the dark clay of England’s folk movement, both contemporary and ancient. One thing I … Continue reading

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