From Here: English Folk Field Recordings

by Stick In The Wheel and featured artists

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Oversized card wallet complete with 120gsm uncoated map/poster, with sleeve notes by each artist.

    Includes unlimited streaming of From Here: English Folk Field Recordings via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    We have a handful of these signed by many of the artists who performed at the Café Oto launch in March 2017. Each one is unique! Pressed on heavyweight vinyl, sleevenotes on colour inner.

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    We have a handful of these signed by many of the artists who performed at the Café Oto launch in March 2017. Each one is unique!
    CD with foldout map. Oversized card wallet complete with 120gsm uncoated map/poster, with sleeve notes by each artist.

    Includes unlimited streaming of From Here: English Folk Field Recordings via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 5 days
    edition of 30 

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about

Jon Boden / John Kirkpatrick / Martin Carthy / Eliza Carthy / Fay Hield / Sam Lee / Fran Foote / Nicola Kearey / Jack Sharp / Men Diamler / / Bella Hardy / Stew Simpson / Peta Webb & Ken Hall / Lisa Knapp / Spiro / Sam Sweeney / Rob Harbron

We set out to make a collection of live recordings - a snapshot of English folk music right now. We wanted to capture performances that were immediate and intimate. You feel like you're in the room with them, hearing a continuation of a tradition which is very much alive, and evolving.

We didn't know most of these people, being new to the folk scene. But we could see across the breadth of England, what a wide range of music and styles there were. When we approached the artists, most of them said yes without question, and trusted us with their art. We were welcomed into private and personal spaces, in down-time, and between gigs. Often we were done within the hour, then packed away in the boot of the car, and on to the next one. Of course there are people we don't know about, or couldn't get…There is always next time.

From a stone cottage in Edale, a London bank vault, a Bristol back room, to a Robin's Hood Bay garden at dusk, a Bedford kitchen, each artist was asked to think about what From Here meant to them - by way of place or geography, as a way of looking back to musical origins, or simply where they are at this very moment in time - 'here's what I am, this is where I'm from'. Then we just recorded them live, in situ, two stereo mics, no overdubs. Exactly as if you were right there.

Ian Carter and Nicola Kearey, Stick In The Wheel/From Here Records.

credits

released March 17, 2017

Thanks to:

All the artists, people and venues who generously gave us space, time and help in order to make this project possible. Special thanks to our families, George Hoyle and Esther Tewkesbury.

Recorded on location by Ian Carter. Mixed and produced by Ian Carter. Artwork and additional production by Nicola Kearey. Mastered by Barry Grint at Alchemy.

Spiro appear courtesy of Real World Records Ltd. Lost in Fishponds is written by Harbour/Hunt/Sparkes/Vann and is published by Real World Works.

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