Fieldnotes FN3, 2019 32-minute mini-album, recorded live in a series of linked locations in South Somerset at the end of August 2019, by Rob Harbron. Specially commissioned artwork by Victoria Willmott. Awarded five stars by fRoots and included in their 2019 Winter Playlist. Released December 5th 2019.
Live At The Old Barn,
Kelston Records, 2016 Recorded live at The Old Barn Kelston Roundhill, Somerset, on July 7th 2016; engineered, mixed and mastered by Richard Wood; with special guest Jon Hamp (words).
Fieldnotes/Little Toller, 2016 Recorded at Real World Studios, Wiltshire, in the summer of 2015; produced by Portishead’s Adrian Utley; with special guests Maarja Nuut (violin) and James Gow (cello); artwork by Dorset’s Little Toller Press.
Holts and Hovers
Fieldnotes, 2013 19 tracks and 3 short interludes, recorded in 20 different locations in Dorset, Wales, London, Somerset and Bristol, including churches and chapels, kitchens and hilltops, a greenwood barn and an allotment shed, the top of a Welsh waterfall and the underside of a Bristol flyover. The whole album was recorded on a small hard-disk recorder, using the bare minimum of close mics and built-in ambient mics, by Rob Harbron, in the autumn of 2012. Editor’s Choice fRoots Album Of The Year 2013, and one of the Hidden Gems Of 2013 in The Observer.
Three Cane Whale
Idyllic Records, 2011 Three Cane Whale’s eponymous debut album was recorded live (by Spiro’s Jon Hunt) in an eleven-hour shift in an eighteenth-century Bristol church. Distant snippets of birdsong occasionally spill into the mix, which also celebrates the eccentric creakings and clickings of the trio’s unusual instrumentation. Chosen by Cerys Matthews as one of her Top 5 Modern Folk Albums, and featured on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction, BBC 6Music, Ireland RTE, Resonance FM, and Death Valley Radio in the USA.
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