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Black Water

Orkney-born son of singer-songwriter Ivan Drever (Wolfstone), Kris Drever emerges from within the surging folk scene with Black Water, a debut album that is "as marvelous as it is timeless." (Maverick) . Produced by John McCusker and featuring constant conspirators and collaborators Kate Rusby, Donald Shaw, Roddy Woomble and Eddi...


Storymap

While banjoist Éamonn Coyne (Treacherous Orchestra, Salsa Celtica) and vocalist/guitarist Kris Drever (founding member of Lau) are respectively talented individuals, as a duo they offer an exciting new mix of traditional and contemporary folk and song. Their striking sophomore release STORYMAP beautifully balances jigs, reels, and ballads guaranteed to inspire...


Lightweights & Gentlemen

Recorded in the winter of 2006, Lau’s debut album, Lightweights & Gentlemen, sound like men willing to redefine how a trio can sound. Arming themselves with both highly original repertoire and some superb takes on traditional song, their fearless appetite for improv digs deep into a wild array of genres,...


Live

Lau is a formidable union of three of the finest and most innovative exponents of modern traditional music: Kris Drever (guitar and vocal), Martin Green (piano accordion) and Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle). Together, their explosive live performances have been generating a major buzz around the UK folk circuit that has now...


The Last Star

Look out for a new star in the pantheon of great Irish singers. With the release  of her new album THE LAST STAR, Heidi Talbot is truly set to shine. She first gained recognition during the five years spent as lead singer with the all female Irish-American super group Cherish...


In Love + Light

Look out for a new star in the glittering firmament of great Irish singers: with the release of her new album, In Love + Light, Heidi Talbot is truly set to shine. After five years as lead singer with the Irish-American supergroup Cherish the Ladies, and high praise for her...


Sirius

Nominated for "Instrumentalist of the Year" at the Scots Traditional Music AwardsAidan O'Rourke is member of Scotland's Blazin' Fiddles (Live Act of the Year 2004), Unusual Suspects, Kevin MacKenzie's Vital Signs as well as BBC Radio 2's folk award winner for Best Group, Lau, with Kris Drever and Martin Green.Aidan...


At the Heart of It All

At the heart of it all—even three ground-breaking decades after Capercaillie first performed as teenagers in their native Scottish Highlands; even as they continue the worldwide musical journey that’s taken them from the Brazilian rainforest to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, not to mention into the UK pop charts—lies the...


Ships in the Forest

Karan Casey is one of the most influential and imitated vocalists in Irish and American folk music; a natural innovator, she proves that the ancient and the modern make excellent bedfellows. On Ships in the Forest, her fifth solo album and debut with the Compass Records Group, Casey’s warm, soulful...