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Jess Morgan to release limited run of handmade 7” records for Record Store Day

DIY singer/songwriter Jess Morgan takes the do-it-yourself concept to new levels creating handmade vinyl records in her Norwich home. Jess has made a limited run of 7” vinyl of the song ‘Still In Fashion’ (from her album ‘Edison Gloriette’) for release exclusively at Relevant Records in Cambridge for Record Store Day on April 22nd 2017. Jess will also perform an […]




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Singer songwriter Emily Maguire releases first album in three years

Emily Maguire, the beguiling British-born singer-songwriter whose remarkable personal journey fast-tracked her from the Australian bush to the Albert Hall, releases her first album in more than three years – A Bit Of Blue With her earlier album Believer hailed as a ‘masterpiece’ (Maverick Magazine), anticipation is building around this, her fifth release, recorded at opposite ends of the globe, […]




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Sarah McQuaid 2017 Tour Dates, New Album Recording

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Sarah McQuaid is hard at work writing songs for her new album, to be produced by folk icon Michael Chapman – but she still finds time to perform at festivals and other venues in the UK and abroad. See details of dates below. McQuaid met the legendary singer-songwriter and guitar sage Michael Chapman (whose January 2017 Steve Gunn-produced release […]




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Loudon Wainwright III Announces London Performances Of ‘Surviving Twin’

Proper Music presents Loudon Wainwright III.  SURVIVING TWIN. “Surviving Twin” is a posthumous collaboration in which Grammy Award winner Wainwright connects some of his best songs with the writing of his late father Loudon Wainwright Jr, the esteemed LIFE Magazine columnist. The performance is a game of creative catch between son and father, exploring issues like birth, loss, parenthood, fashion, pet […]




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