CATH and PHIL TYLER: The Song-Crowned King

Cath and Phil Crowned King

          CATH and PHIL TYLER The Song-Crowned King Ferrid Modrant 9   This beautifully spare new release from the American-British duo (based in England) has been a long time promised, but even with only six tracks, it backs more powerful punches that albums three times … → read more


Fairport Convention Myths and Heroes

          FAIRPORT CONVENTION Myths and Heroes Matty Grooves 053   Wow! Forty eight years and still going! Fairport Convention is now an institution in their native England; they host an annual festival which attracts around twenty thousand fans to a field in Oxfordshire. They’ve toured … → read more

THE VAGABAND: Medicine for the Soul

Medicine For The Soul

          THE VAGABAND Medicine for the Soul Eggsong 002   This is the sophomore project from the United Kingdom’s eight-piece, Norfolk-based, ensemble The Vagaband that is helmed by singer-songwriter and guitarist Jose McGill along with pianist and songwriter Greg Cook. They are currently one of … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-49: Recent Folk Rock from the UK and Beyond
(airing the week starting 11-26-14)

We’ll complete our three part feature focusing on Folk-Rock from the UK with collection newer recordings of tunes from England, Scotland, Ireland and the US. Folk-Rock in the UK and beyond is still a vibrant musical style with many performers who have followed the framework set up by Fairport Convention, … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-48: Over the River…
(airing the week starting 11-26-14)

Thanksgiving is a time for travel, food and family. This week we’ll serve up a variety of tasty musical morsels for your Thanksgiving holiday and not one tune about turkey! LISTEN: To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using Stitcher, click . This episode is brought to … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-47: More Classic UK Folk Rock
(airing the week starting 11-19-14)

This week we complete our two part feature of classic Folk and Folk Rock from the UK we’ll hear some lesser known (but not less talented) performers and bands. The program features The Albion Country Band, John Martyn, The Strawbs, Anne Briggs and a super group called the Bunch comprised … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-46: Classic UK Folk Rock
(airing the week starting 11-12-14)

Like many of you I discovered English Traditional Music through the aid of Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span. There’s much more to English Folk and Folk Rock than those two bands. In this, the first part of a two part feature we will hear some of the more mainstream bands … → read more