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Citizen Bravo, Raymond MacDonald and Friends: “Return To Y’Hup: The World of Ivor Cutler” – a great reminder of the Scottish genius

Citizen Bravo, Raymond MacDonald and Friends: “Return To Y’Hup: The World of Ivor Cutler” – a great reminder of the Scottish genius

Ross McGibbon January 16, 2020 0

CHEMIKAL UNDERGROUND 24th January 2020 Let’s just start by saying that Ivor Cutler was a pure and unalloyed genius. His perfectly individual vision was beautifully expressed in a series of recording, books and pamphlets.

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DAVID KEENAN – ‘A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO BRAVERY’ – A great Irish voice

DAVID KEENAN – ‘A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO BRAVERY’ – A great Irish voice

Ross McGibbon January 6, 2020 0

RUBYWORKS               10th Jan 2020 What a voice! Whatever David Keenan was singing would sound like poetry but, as luck would have it, he is big on the sort of street-life poetry favoured by Danny George

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Dreaming of a different world for women – Sahar Ajdamsani’s poetic Iranian folk piece

Dreaming of a different world for women – Sahar Ajdamsani’s poetic Iranian folk piece

Vanguard Online December 11, 2019 0

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Dreamy World is a beautiful folk-style song, composed by Giovanni Amighetti with spoken word by Iranian singer Sahar Ajdamsani. It very much reminds me of the Greek folk music of Nikos Mamangakis. Wistful, beautiful,

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Charlie Cunningham at The Button Factory, Dublin 13/11/19

Charlie Cunningham at The Button Factory, Dublin 13/11/19

Stuart Hayes November 13, 2019 0

Charlie Cunningham live in the Button Factory, Dublin

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The Unthanks – A starkly beautiful concert in Bradford 2019

The Unthanks – A starkly beautiful concert in Bradford 2019

Ross McGibbon October 25, 2019 0

Live at Bradford St George’s Hall    24th October 2019 I’ve seen The Unthanks with a ten-piece band, as a three-piece acapella unit and now, tonight, we have the two sisters, Rachel and Becky, plus Adrian

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