SAM SWEENEY - SOLO - NEW EP OUT NOW!
Happy New Year everyone, we thought we'd leave you alone in January but we are back this month with our newsletter and the first releases of 2022. This January we've been in the studio, planning and recording new albums and I have been out on the road with The Lost Words Spell Songs, we hope you have all had a healthy start to 2022.
Both new releases this month are from the fantastic Sam Sweeney. The first, is Sam's new EP Solo, the EP was recorded at St Martin's church in Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire last September. It's the first in a series of EPs where Sam will showcase members of his wonderful band, checkout Solo on bandcamp and streaming platforms now!
HUDSON ARTISTS ON TOUR
There are lots of Hudson artists heading out on tour this Spring, Sam Sweeney has a handful of solo shows and then a full band tour in May, Lucy Farrell is out in March, we are also busy putting the finishing touches to her new album. Spiers & Boden announced their June tour recently, Salt House are out on the road again this Spring as is Jenny Sturgeon with her Living Mountain show, we are particularly looking forward to hosting our first Hudson live show with Jenny at the Drama Studio in Sheffield on May 14th, tickets are available now. We can't wait to also see Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan live this year.
Hopefully you will all be able to get to a concert soon.
KARINE POLWART & DAVE MILLIGAN - SPIERS & BODEN - LP
We've been receiving some wonderful quotes and reviews for our recent releases from Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan and Spiers & Boden. The new LPs (and CD & digital) are available now, grab yourself a copy now, we have a few limited edition Still As Your Sleeping prints left too.
Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan - Still As Your Sleeping
‘Still As Your Sleeping is a triumph, a record of rare beauty that takes familiar songs and makes them into something fresh, urgent, and entrancing’. The Quietus
‘quite simply a breathtaking release.’ Roots World
Spiers & Boden - Fallow Ground
‘Instrumental Brilliance’ The Morning Star *****
‘a very welcome return’ The Scotsman *****
‘Each and every one of the 11 tracks is to die for.’ Folk Wales *****
HUDSON CLUB EXCLUSIVE - SAM SWEENEY - WASTED HOURS
The other latest release on Hudson Records is also from Sam Sweeney, 'Wasted Hours' is January's Hudson Club exclusive, it is Sam's take on his favourite album The Suburbs by Arcade Fire. It features Jon Boden, Neil McSweeney and Lucy Farrell and can be heard exclusively on the Hudson Club. You can sign up to the Hudson Club for £10 per month (cancel any time), it gives you access to stream and download the entire Hudson catalogue as well as loads of other exclusive music, videos, podcasts, blogs, streams and much more.
Thanks as always, see you soon.