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Broadcaster Folksploitation

Broadcaster & Peggy Seeger collaborate on genre-defying new release

Even for a genre-defying experimental musician like Broadcaster, reinventing a classic song is nothing if not challenging. When you’re working with folk legend Peggy Seeger for whom the song was written, Broadcaster could have been forgiven for avoiding it altogether. ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’  was originally written by Ewan MacColl for […]

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Welcome to two new artists

We’re delighted to announce not one but two new additions to the Red Grape Management roster. Black (aka Colin Vearncombe) We’ve been a very long time admirer of Black (remember the classic ‘Wonderful Life’?).  Red Grape’s Calum MacColl has worked with Black on a number of live and studio projects over the years, including studio […]

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Just because it’s gorgeous

It’s been an extremely busy few weeks and I’ve been bad at keeping up with the news items, so rather than try to remember everything that’s been happening, I thought I’d just post a song that popped up on my iTunes player at random and stopped me in my tracks because it’s so good.  It’s […]

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Tickets for Jake Morley @ HMV Next Big Thing going quickly

Less than two weeks to go before Jake Morley headlines the Jazz Cafe on February 12th as part of HMV’s Next Big Thing Festival. Tickets are selling fast, so if you’re planning to come along you’ll need to buy your tickets in advance to make sure you get in. I could tell you all about […]

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Hafdis wins Best Female Artist in SoMojo Magazine

We just heard that Hafdis won the category of Best Female Artist as voted by the readers of Somojo Magazine.  Thanks so much to everyone who voted – you’re the best! You can see all the winners here: http://www.somojomagazine.com/index.php/music/music-news/849-somojo-artist-of-the-year-awrads-2011-results.html Congratulations also to Liam Blake (Acoustic Artist of the Year) and Sam Brookes (runner up, Folk […]

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Hafdis nominated for Best Female Artist in SoMojo Music Awards

We’re thrilled to hear this – congratulations to Hafdis for her nomination!  Voting is taking place here: http://www.somojomagazine.com/index.php/music/music-news/848-somojo-artist-of-the-year-awards-2011.html until 30th December and the results will be announced on the 31st December. Sam Brookes and Liam Blake, who are supporting Jake Morley at HMV’s Next Big Thing gig at the Jazz Cafe on 12th February have […]

Walking The Ghost Back Home

The Bible signed CDs almost sold out

Those of you who went to one of The Bible gigs in September will know that their first album, ‘Walking The Ghost Back Home’ was reissued in a 25th Anniversary Re-Mastered and Extended Edition. Not only does it sound fabulous, it also looks rather good too, with silver print and downloadable sleeve notes written by […]

Jake Morley

Jake Morley selected as headline artist for HMV’s Next Big Thing

We’re very excited to announce that Jake Morley has been asked to headline London’s Jazz Cafe on February 12th as part of HMV’s Next Big Thing. The festival, which is spread over 10 nights and across 9 venues, is an important platform for emerging and hotly tipped artists. Supporting Jake at the Jazz Cafe will […]

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Hafdis Huld sings title track of The Borrowers

Hafdis, Alisdair Wright and I went to BAFTA last night, home of talented film makers, for a cast & crew screening of the new film of The Borrowers made by Working Title Productions. Hafdis sang and Alisdair produced the title track, a beautiful and delicate version of ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ which sounded […]

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