Paul Cook & The Chronicles – Until I Fall Asleep EP (Out Now)

‘Keep Trying’ is the lead track from “Until I Fall Asleep” EP by Paul Cook & The Chronicles.

Released 18 November 2016 on Grandpa Stan Ltd.
Produced by Paul Cook & Julian Simmons.
Read about it: Austin Town Hall.

James McWilliam – Black Water (Out Now)

New single by James McWilliam.
Released 14 October 2016 on Grandpa Stan Ltd.

About: A gorgeously brooding orchestral work, ‘Black Water’ was recorded in a former communist radio station in Eastern Europe and mixed in an ex liquorice all sorts factory in East London.
Read more about it: Independent Clauses.

‘The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler’ (Radio Play)

Listen again to ‘The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler’ until 3 August 2016

Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 3 July 2016.
iPlayer Radio link – http://bbc.in/28SRN9u

The Band: James Fortune, Jo Apps, Nick Pynn, Pete Flood and Ed Gaughan.
Music recorded and mixed by Julian Simmons at DIN Sound.

Adaptation for radio by Sandy Grierson and Matt Thompson
Musical Director James Fortune
Director Matt Thompson
Rockethouse Productions Ltd.

Fiona Brice – Dallas (Video)

The brand new video for ‘Dallas’ by Fiona Brice from the forthcoming album ‘Postcards From’ (Bella Union, June 2016) has just premiered c/o The Line of Best Fit, where it is also song of the day.

Check out the piece and read a Q&A with Fiona at TLOBF here.

Barn Swallow EP (Mixed by Julian Simmons)

The new self titled EP by Barn Swallow is out now (iTunes / Spotify)
Produced by Barn Swallow | Mixed by Julian Simmons

Lead track ‘North Swallow’ is featured in Videos of the Week for w/c 2 May at Les In Rocks Lab here.

Roy Harper – 75th Birthday Tour (Arr. by Fiona Brice)

Roy Harper has just announced his 75th Birthday Tour for September 2016 with string and brass arrangements by Fiona Brice.

The tour kicks off at Birmingham Symphony Hall on 7 September and takes in Bridgwater Hall (Manchester, 9/9), Royal Festival Hall (London, 12/9) and Usher Hall (Edinburgh, 17/9).

Here is ‘January Man’ from Roy’s album ‘Man & Myth’ (strings arranged by Fiona Brice).