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Episode #2855

New Sound of British Folk

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Friday, December 04, 2009

A new generation picks up the mantle of English folk/rock revivalists like Pentangle and Fairport Convention on this New Sounds program. This new sound of British folk includes songs from Rachel Unthank & The Winterset, young musicians who play very old music from Northumbria, a region of England rich in folklore and folk music. Rachel, her sister Becky, and their band on their recent release "The Bairns," play very short and very spare songs arranged in strange and beautiful ways. Also, hear music from the folktronica outfit Tunng, acoustic upbeat "post-folk" from Johnny Flynn, poetry-laden indie folk from Laura Marling, and others.

PROGRAM # 2855, The New English Folk Revivalists (First aired on Thurs. 10/16/08)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Rachel Unthank & The Winterset

The Bairns

Felton Lonnin [7:30]

Real World #158 www.realworldrecords.com*

Tunng

Comments of the Inner Chorus

Sweet William [3:30]

Full Time Hobby FTH019 www.fulltimehobby.co.uk OR www.tunng.co.uk

Rachel Unthank & The Winterset

The Bairns

Lull I [1:30]

See above.

Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit

A Larum

Cold Bread [3:30]
Shore To Shore [4:30]

Vertigo Records
www.vertigorecords.co.uk

Rachel Unthank & The Winterset

The Bairns

Whitethorn [6:00]

See above.

Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit

A Larum

Shore To Shore [1:30]

See above.

Laura Marling

Alas I Cannot Swim

Alas I Cannot Swim [2:00]

Astralwerks # www.astralwerks.com

Tunng

Comments of the Inner Chorus

Engine Room [4:00]

See above.

Rachel Unthank & The Winterset

The Bairns

My Donald [8:00]

See above.

Tunng vs. Taraf de Haidouks

Electric Gypsyland 2

Homecoming [2:00]

Crammed #37
www.crammed.be

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