More than 15 years’ music-making together underpins the gorgeously harmonised sound of Emily Smith and Jamie McClennan, featuring twin lead vocals accompanied by guitars, accordion and fiddle. With McClennan’s own Americana-hued songwriting now featuring prominently in their repertoire, they’ll be previewing their forthcoming album Small Town Stories, due in summer 2019. “Emotional and genuinely moving material” (The Wee Review)
Galician singer Mónica de Nut’s remarkable CV encompasses the fields of opera, jazz, traditional, manouche, gospel and experimental music. Here, she and Luís Martíns, on acoustic and electro-harp, perform songs from Galicia’s raw, vital, female folk tradition, reprising their 2016 album Raíces Aéreas (Aerial Roots).