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Kathryn Joseph \\ Fair Mothers debut album 22 Sep 2016

A little bit of other artist and label love here for Fox Food Record's new release...

Based in Aberdeen, Scotland; Fair Mothers is the principle creative outlet for singer-songwriter Kevin Allan who creates beautifully poignant and honest folk music

'Blind' is no exception, a tale of how the lingering light of love fights its way through the dull, domesticated nature of our lives

With an enviable support cast of the remarkably talented Kathryn Joseph (Scottish Album of the Year Winner) and Scottish music legend Marcus Mackay on production duties (Frightened Rabbit, Snow Patrol, Trembling Bells) recording of the album took place during several caught weekends at Marcus' Diving Bell Lounge Studios in Glasgow

The result of these sessions are ten stunning and stirring tracks. Allan's melodies ache, Joseph's harmonies shiver, acoustic guitars rattle, pianos chime, bass flashes and Mackay's drums pump blood through the veins

Lyrically focussing on dense and tumultuous themes such as love and heartbreak, regret, life and loss; Allan's knack of grounding his prose, his skill of bringing the mundane to life means the songs weave and wind into our conscious, their words feeding our weak and weary minds

About the songs Allan says
"I don't know where they come from. Maybe they are about trying not to be a total failure. About trying to find something. Something like a pearl..."

Fox Food Records are very proud to be releasing the album digitally and on limited edition 12" vinyl on the 11th November

Pre-orders are available here via their bandcamp:

FOX FOOD RECORDS BANDCAMP

"Quietly compelling throughout, “Blind” might be the record’s soft opening but it immediately resonates, setting the scene with a dexterity that grips and endures for far longer the length of the story it tells" - GOLDFLAKEPAINT

TRACKLISTING
Blind
Burns
What Have I Done
Disgrace
Crazy Lamb
Glitterball
In Threes
Slow Learner
Lake of Morning
Orchard

Artwork: 'The Hands that Know I-III 2016' by the extremely talented Rachael Perisho

LOST LEFT \\ so I know how it goes... 09 Feb 2016


Listen and Read an exclusive The Line of Best Fit feature of LOST LEFT here

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LOST LEFT releases debut album LEVOLLINEN on 29th April

300 Ltd Ed Double Vinyl / 100 Ltd Edition 7" Pre order here

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Press contact for LOST LEFT rachel.silver@silverpr.co.uk

JR Green \\ New Valentines Day single release - "The Gentleman's Apocalypse" 26 Jan 2016

JR Green are releasing a new single off their Bring the Witch Doctor EP on Valentines Day. "The Gentleman's Apocalypse" offers a perfectly crafted and beautifully heartfelt nutshell-short indie folk love song of "teenage confessions" and “strange ideas of love” from our prodigal 19 and 21 year old brother duo from the most Westerly point of Mainland Britain.

I'm delighted to say that Huw Stevens gave the track its first airing last night in the BBC Introducing slot (thanks to a Vic Galloway tip off) You can listen back here


They're playing at Celtic Connections (and elsewhere in Scotland) - and fresh from their live session for Vic Galloway (which you can see here) - they will be making a tiny special guest appearance at Linden's gig tomorrow at Oran Mor before playing a headline set at King Tuts on Saturday night. Tickets for this here

Kathryn Joseph \\ the outtakes video 25 Jan 2016

On Sunday night, to celebrate the one year since "bones you have thrown me and blood i've spilled" album release, we did an advance reveal to all the contributors as well as the Celtic Connections gig goers of Kathryn's crowd-sourced video "the outtakes" directed by O.D. Davey

what Kathryn says about it:

"dear beautiful humans.
I wanted to say thankyou again for all your help and support and your being constantly lovely and kind towards my bones you have thrown me and blood I've spilled. thankyou you have made it all amazing.

the beautiful and brilliant and friend of mine O.D. Davey has made a video for the outtakes made up of outtakes that are yours.

thank you thank you thank you
xxxxxx"

Go watch "the outtakes" video Premiere on GoldFlakePaint now...

the outtakes video

Kathryn Joseph \\ The Outtakes Video Project 21 Dec 2015

Kathryn Joseph has launched an exciting video project to celebrate the one year anniversary since the release of "bones you have thrown me and blood i've spilled".

A new video for album track The Outtakes will be created by friend and artist O.D.Davey using footage she has requested people to submit here  by the 4th January 2016.  

In Kathryn's words:

dear beautiful humans. 

as the most beautiful year ever for me comes close to be over I wanted to say thankyou again for all your help and support and your being constantly lovely and kind towards my bones you have thrown me and blood I've spilled. Thankyou you have made it all amazing. 

And so the beautiful and brilliant and friend of mine o d davey is going to make a video for the outtakes made up of outtakes that I would love to be yours.

So if anyone would like to send us some beautiful that we could perhaps use this would make me so happy thankyou! 

Here be the brief: 

* influenced in some way by the song the outtakes

* no full on faces

* abstract is good 

* up to 30 seconds in length

* phone or pro footage perfect

Please submit your videos for editing any time from now until the 4th jan 2016 

Thankyou thankyou thankyou thankyou thankyou thankyou  thankyou 

LINKS

video upload site: http://kathrynjoseph.co.uk/the%20outtakes.html

embedding the video upload form on your own site:  <script src="https://form.jotformeu.com/jsform/53473857507364"></script> 

Kathryn Joseph \\ Number 3 in The Hot 100 for The List... 04 Nov 2015


KATHRYN JOSEPH is ANNOUNCED AS NUMBER 3 in the Hot 100 List Magazine end of year countdown!

Article below and full list here

In June, Aberdeen’s best-kept musical secret Kathryn Joseph (pictured here with musical partner Marcus Mackay) became the first woman to win the Scottish Album of the Year award, for Bones You Have Thrown Me and Blood I’ve Spilled. Her collection was judged to be ‘the most outstanding’ Scottish album released between January 2014 and March 2015, which we reckon is pretty outstanding indeed. She teamed up with Scottish Ballet to create the video for her single ‘The Bird’, and performance-wise, she appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, and has played gigs up and down the country. Let’s hope by 2016, the Kathryn Joseph secret is well and truly out. (RM)

JR Green \\ Bring the Witch Doctor OUT NOW 30 Oct 2015

Today brings the exciting announcement of our third ever release! Frightened Rabbit in 2006, 9 years later, Kathryn Joseph and now 9 months on I bring you JR Green...

Introducing JR Green and their Bring the Witch Doctor EP.  An honest, confessional debut; feral, poetic and at the core, a sound of Scotland that reaches out to a modern folk!

See what press have to say at the bottom and do please go and support them and our little label by listening / sharing / investing in their beautiful lovely EP - these guys are definitely heading for great great things!

  

They will also be heading out on the road next week - so be sure to go and catch them...listings on their website here

JR GREEN PRESS:

“Ace!” BBC Radio 1 - Phil Taggart 

“an incredible debut… poised to make a major impact” The Scotsman - Derick Mackinnon

“I think they've got a bright future ahead of them”  Vic Galloway  - BBC Radio Scotland

“A most welcome addition to the canon of foul mouthed folk music…Top notch”Conor O-Toole  - Underground of Happiness

“There’s a maturity and grittiness to the duo’s music that belies their ages” Tenement TV  - Thomas Brent

“Bring the Witch Doctor, sums up their youthful verve…you can’t help but succumb the acoustic guitar – accordion combination” - Tenement TV - Thomas Brent

“causing quite a stir” -The Pop Cop

Kathryn Joseph \\ New Winter Dates 27 Oct 2015

in time for the arrival of her Scottish Album of the Year award winning album "bones you have thrown me and blood I've spilled" repressed onto vinyl, Kathryn Joseph has announced a handpicked collection of gigs in stunning venues across Scotland for the winter season - including a performance at Celtic Connections in the stunning Mackintosh Church on the 1 year anniversary of its release (24th Jan 2016)