The new single from Aoife O’Donovan, Sarah Jarosz and Sara Watkins, aka I’m With Her is predictably classy and delightful, as is the album from which it’s taken, ‘See You Around.’
I’m With Her is a group consisting of Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan and Sara Watkins. All three are multi-instrumentalists and vocalists and have their own solo careers. After an impromptu performance together at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2014, they realised they had something special. Sharing many awards between them, including three Grammys, they have released … Continue reading “Interview: Sarah Jarosz (I’m With Her)”
In the intimate setting of Bush Hall, I’m With Her (Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins and Aoife O’Donovan) gathered around a single microphone; the only amplification used during the show, and opened their show with Little Lies from the EP of the same name. The attentive audience were immediately captivated by the haunting fiddle opening played … Continue reading “I’m With Her, Bush Hall, London, 30th January 2018”
AKA Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan and Sara Watkins, which is an impressive pedigree for a new band, this is the title track from their debut album, due out on February 18th. There’s a London date in January and a few more UK ones in May.
In these days of gloom – and we don’t just mean the early fall of night beneath skies heavy with cloud and portents of storms to come – it’s nice to be able to offer our dear readers the chance to find a new use for their Hilary Clinton merchandise. Yup – if you’ve got … Continue reading “I’m With Her announce debut album, and UK Tour”
This fine tune by the Marcus King Band is taken from their third studio album Carolina Confessions, which was released back in October. It’s a multi-layered rocking track tinged with soulful horns and a throat-ripping vocal. Marcus King explains that it is about “a very special lady. It’s to do with always being on the road and … Continue reading “The Marcus King Band “Where I’m Headed” – Listen”
A delicate and lovely song from I’m Kingfisher (known a long time ago as Thomas Denver Jonsson), taken from his new album Transit (Fading Trails Recordings) which we at AUK liked very much indeed.
Hailing from Sweden, I’m Kingfisher is the moniker of folk singer-songwriter Thomas Jonsson who returns with his sixth solo recording and third under the name I’m Kingfisher entitled ‘Transit’. With over 600 shows under his belt and having achieved significant recognition from the likes of Uncut magazine for his prior releases ‘Arctic’ and ‘Avian’, Jonsson … Continue reading “I’m Kingfisher “Transit” (Fading Trails Recordings, 2018)”
Formed last year around the excellent Carrivick Sisters and with a new album, Fire, out now, this is the UK’s Midnight Skyracer tearing it up. they’re going to be big.
Ray Wylie Hubbard is a Texas legend in all but name and “Tell the Devil I’m Getting There as Fast as I Can” is the title track from his forthcoming new album, featuring two americana giants Lucinda Williams and Eric Church, the latter of whom name-checked Hubbard in the song “Mr. Misunderstood” RS Country reports Hubbard … Continue reading “Ray Wylie Hubbard “Tell The Devil I’m Gettin’ There As Fast As I Can” – Listen”