Review: Karine Polwart’s Scottish Songbook, The Spree 2019

Kicking off her Scottish Songbook with Whole of The Moon, Karine Polwart and her well-versed band performed to a packed out Spiegeltent in Paisley’s County Square as part of the annual Spree Festival. Since the release of her LP back in August, she has taken her Scottish Songbook on tour performing Scottish classics up and down the country. There was a great sense of appreciation in Paisley for this gig, a real reminder of the great tracks from Scotland.

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Rachael Dadd: It makes all the difference when you get a good team behind you

Rachael Dadd has recently signed to Memphis Industries who will be releasing new album, FLUX, on 8th November 2019. Part of The Winchester Three (the other members are label mate Rozi Plain, and Kate Stables of This the Kit), Rachael has shared her new single, Cut My Roots, along with a brilliant video for the track, check it out below. Rachael spoke with The Fountain about her new album, the signing and performing at Celtic Connections in 2020.

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Eddy Calvert: If I’m going to release an EP I want it to be a body of work that I’m proud of

Eddy Calvert is a multi-faceted talent: singer/songwriter/producer/sound engineer, he does it all. Eddy’s work famously mirrors his personal life, from his gritty upbringing in the streets of London, England, to his experiences of love, lust and betrayal. Having just dropped the video for new track, Brand New, The Fountain caught up with Eddy about his plans for the year.

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