Scottish Album of the Year Award winner Kathryn Joseph, and Scotland’s breakthrough collective Tinderbox Orchestra have produced a stunning new EP, with three original, orchestral renditions of Joseph’s tracks across both her albums. They will be releasing the EP with a live show at Scotland’s landmark festival Celtic Connections, featuring Kathryn Joseph, a live band and 20-piece orchestra.
Dawanggang is a musical ensemble created by Song Yuzhe, an eclectic musician from the North East of China. While the name Dawanggang has no other meaning than what you see above, the content of the music reaches far and broad, from nomadic themes of Western China to broad experimental lines, touching on folk tales and giving a big sense of space. The band is of flexible composition and wants to bring together musicians from all sorts of musical, cultural, ethnical backgrounds so as to reach beyond differences and create new musical dimensions.
Jellymans Daughter have collaborated with Tinderbox Orchestra on several occasions, the most recent being as part of their run of show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Alt-folk duo have been described as…
“Somewhere between the realms of folk, bluegrass, pop, rock and chamber music […] a deeply soulful, break-neck amalgam of old-time and new age roots influences”, Popmatters
PINLIGHT is the alt-pop solo project of Edinburgh-based multi-instrumentalist Jenny Laahs. Jenny is a hearing-impaired musician, having acquired a profound unilateral hearing loss at the age of 4. Perfect for fans of Bat for Lashes, CHVRCHES and Sylvan Esso, PINLIGHT offers thoughtful electro alt-pop with neon laced synths, interwoven orchestral instruments and themes of self-affirmation and love.
A hedonistic psychedelic melange, like Alice out-hatting the Mad Hatter with Kerouac at The Hacienda.
Most recently collaborated with Tinderbox Orchestra as part of their Edinburgh Fringe run.
Beautiful, Trad-inspired folk with indie undertones, and poetically-told stories
With their live performances including vocal and percussive elements, Sink work in a variety of musical contexts, from performing at concert venues and music festivals to creating original soundtracks to silent films, site-specific performances in unusual spaces, and collaborating with visual artists.
Influenced by Beethoven, Cage, Zorn and Leon’s dog Daisy, yet undefined by any genre, Sink pull visceral and extraordinary music out of thin air.