Stick in the Wheel capture their live sound in a bottle. Six tracks recorded as a four-piece, live at live at Eastcote Studios, demonstrate what they're capable of.
The recent resurgence has made it clear that sea shanties remain an important part of the UK singing tradition. Topic Records reminds us what songs about the sea can really be, as Alex Hurr explores.
Piers Cawley takes a listen to "Last Wisps of the Old Ways: North Carolina Mountain Singing" and finds an intriguing, if slightly frustrating, collection.
Gavin McNamara takes a listen to the latest album from folk polymath, Jim Moray, and finds what he thinks may well be the album of the year.