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Showcase Session - Connections - Autumn 14

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"Whilst the songs on The Fatea Showcase Sessions come to you, the listener at no charge, they are not free. The writers/performers have put money, time and effort into creating the songs on this compilation for your enjoyment. We hope that you take the time to visit the websites of the artists included here and consider purchasing their music. Fatea hopes that this compilation gives you a taste for folk and roots orientated music and that you will seek out the works of the artists included in this compilation and in the wider music community."

"Connections" is dedicated to all acts from solo artists, through duos to bands. Each act has their own style and we hope you'll appreciate each of their efforts. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are designed so not all of the acts come from the same genre. "Connections" is available from August 1st to October 31st.
Click Here or Right Click, Save Target As to download
"The Fatea Showcase Session:Connections" is a zip file. There may be a delay before download starts on some systems
Download includes sleeve pack.
Details of previous Fatea Showcase Sessions can be found Here

Please encourage your friends to collect their free copy of "Connections". If you could put a link to The Fatea Showcase Sessions on your website or Facebook etc, that would be fantastic. We want as many people as possible to hear each session. If you do pass on a copy to your friends, please pass on the full folder with sleeve pack.

If you can help promote the Fatea Showcase Sessions, you can get an A4 Flyer Here. Links always welcome, Thanks

Connections - Artists

The Delta Bell - Padraig Lalor - Cherrygrove - Luke Tuchscherer - Hattie Briggs - Benita Johnson - Rowan Ross - Zoe Wren - Matthew The Oxx - Kadia - Kate In The Kettle - CrossHarbour - Mog Stanley - Chains - Rough Island Band - Ellie Ford - Ruth Keggin - Funke and the Two Tone Baby

The Delta Bell
Song:Phosphorus
Biography:The Delta Bell is the songs of singer/songwriter Kate Gerrard. Kate's whiskey-soaked voice carries timeless songs of love and loss over guitars, keys, percussion and strings. 'Phosphorous' is taken from her debut album.
Website: http://www.thedeltabell.com

Padraig Lalor
Song:Thimbleful Of The Western Wind
Biography:Padraig Lalor is a breath of fresh air, a singer songwriter with something serious to say in songs that carry deep narratives of history. He goes beyond the personal, yet peoples his work with real characters and personalities.
Website: http://www.padraiglalor.com

Cherrygrove
Song:The Prize
Biography:With traditional songs, contemporary melodies and original compositions Cherrygrove are one of the most exciting new folk ensembles from Scotland. The band recently released their album, "No Time Like Now".
Website: http://www.cherrygrovemusic.com

Luke Tuchscherer
Song:One Of Us
Biography:Luke Tuchscherer of alt.country band The Whybirds has launched a solo project off the back of new recording "You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense" Luke will be playing shows all over supporting the album as well as working with The Whybirds.
Website: http://www.luketuchscherer.co.uk

Hattie Briggs
Song:Pull Me Down
Biography:Hattie is a natural and sensitive performer with a unique, unaffectedly expressive voice and style. Her songs are crafted with a maturity that belies her twenty years, and an honesty which, combined with her presence on stage will win over the hearts of any audience.
Website: http://www.hattiebriggs.co.uk

Benita Johnson
Song:Grace
Biography:Singer-songwriter, Benita Johnson's songs entwine careful lyrics and dynamic melodies. Reviewer David Kidman described her music as "music that you just gotta hear for yourself." Her CDs are available from the Bandcamp website and at gigs.
Website: http://www.benitajohnson.co.uk

Rowan Ross
Song:Another Book
Biography:Known for his engaging live shows, Rowan Ross has been a familiar figure on Glasgow's alternative folk and jazz scene, performing his own songs and playing violin for other singers and writers. His recently released debut Second Fiddle will bring his music to a wider audience.
Website: http://www.rowanross.com

Zoe Wren
Song:Pandora's Box
Biography:Zoe Wren is an acoustic singer-songwriter from Camden, combining traditional and modern folk styles with rock and pop influences to create a sound based on storytelling and catchy melodies. Zoe's debut EP Pandora's Box is being released with Folkstock Records.
Website: http://www.zoewren.com

Matthew The Oxx
Song:The River
Biography:Matthew The Oxx combines his solo career with being rhythm guitarist in The Mountain Fireworks Company and draws on a wide range of influences gain whilst wandering the world. His recent solo album "Elephant" was an album that helped join his musical dots.
Website: http://www.matthewtheoxx.com

Kadia
Song:Beacon Fires
Biography:'Compelling melodies, arrangements, songwriting talent, instrumental prowess, and three part harmonies describe Bournemouth based contemporary folk trio Kadia. Their debut EP Beacon Fires has led to them being dubbed the modern Simon & Garfunkel.'
Website: http://www.kadiaband.co.uk

Kate In The Kettle
Song:Green And Gold
Biography:Kate in the Kettle encompasses a mixture of traditional tunes and songs from the UK, Scandinavia and beyond, as well as songs written by Kate Young (fiddle, voice). Also in the band is Marit Falt (Norway/Sweden) on latmandola and cittern.
Website: http://www.kateyoungmusic.com

CrossHarbour
Song:Chicago
Biography:CrossHarbour is a dynamic new band emerging from London's thriving traditional Irish music scene. Fusing well-loved traditional tunes and songs with self-penned material, CrossHarbour are gaining recognition for their highly energetic yet polished performances.
Website: http://www.crossharbourmusic.com

Mog Stanley
Song:U-Turn
Biography:Mog Stanley plays melodic, slightly unhinged primal style blues. He combines a distinctive voice with a unique guitar style and sound, whilst the beat of the home made stomp box drives the song like a one man band. Taken from his debut album due later this year.
Website: http://www.mogstanley.com

Chains
Song:The Heart
Biography:Ben Parker and Kate Aumonier admit that they are chalk and cheese. Their differing personalities undoubtedly contribute to the richness, potency and the heartfelt emotion that is Chains, but it also delivers crystal clear boy/girl harmonies that reflect a life hard fought.
Website: http://www.chainsunchained.com

Rough Island Band
Song:Sevenstones
Biography:Incorporating a wide range of instrumental and vocal textures, Rough Island Band craft a personal and contemporary sound, firmly rooted in the folk tradition. The individual members bring together a variety of influences and experiences gained working with other bands.
Website: http://www.roughislandband.com

Ellie Ford
Song:Too Late
Biography:'Ellie Ford is a Brighton based folk musician whose music is understated, thought provoking and thoroughly absorbing. The various combinations of vocal, guitar and harp, coupled with inventive song writing, result in music you wish to lose yourself within.'
Website: http://www.ellie-ford.co.uk

Ruth Keggin
Song:Fin As Oshin
Biography:Ruth Keggin is a Manx Gaelic singer who is passionate about bringing Manx music and language to a wider audience. Her debut solo album, Sheear was released in February 2014 to excellent reviews that prove she is achieving those ambitions.
Website: http://www.ruthkeggin.com

Funke and the Two Tone Baby
Song:The Great Storm
Biography:Kent-based mechanical alt-blues band Funke and the Two Tone Baby is the pseudonym of multi-instrumentalist Dan Turnbull. Combining effects pedals, beatboxing and grooving bass lines with traditional instrumentation, powerful vocals and relentless energy.
Website: http://www.funkeandthetwotonebaby.co.uk

"Connections" is dedicated to all acts from solo artists, through duos to bands. Each act has their own style and we hope you'll appreciate each of their efforts. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are designed so not all of the acts come from the same genre. "Connections" is available from August 1st to October 31st.
Click Here or Right Click, Save Target As to download
"The Fatea Showcase Session:Connections" is a zip file. There may be a delay before download starts on some systems
Download includes sleeve pack
Details of previous Fatea Showcase Sessions can be found Here

Please encourage your friends to collect their free copy of "Connections". If you could put a link to The Fatea Showcase Sessions on your website or Facebook/MySpace/Blog etc etc, that would be fantastic. We want as many people as possible to hear each session. If you do pass on a copy to your friends, please pass on the full folder with sleeve pack.

If you can help promote the Fatea Showcase Sessions, you can get an A4 Flyer Here. Links always welcome, Thanks