A lovely 5* review has come in from fRoots Magazine, and they have also chosen Continuum as one of their albums of the month! You can hear the track Andy Cutting wrote for Amy, as well as tracks from all of their other chosen albums over at fRoots Radio.
If you pre-order Continuum through our Bandcamp page you will receive a free download of our first single from the album – Song For Mary. That’s the song Rachel Newton commissioned Karine Polwart to write! The CDs will be with you later in the month. https://theshee.bandcamp.com/album/continuum
Hi folks, in case you haven’t seen them, the wonderful folk over at Trad TV have been featuring some videos from our launch of the Continuum pieces live at Celtic Connections earlier this year. The videos include us performing each piece we had commissioned, proceeded by an introduction and duet with our chosen composers. InContinue reading “Trad TV featured videos”
Thanks to Folkwaves for featuring the first single from our upcoming Continuum album. From the 9th of September, anyone who pre-orders Continuum will receive a free download of ‘Song for Mary’ written for us by the wonderful Karine Polwart. Information on pre-orders will be available here very soon! See the feature here – https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/folkwaves/jute-mill-songsong-for-mary-by-the-shee/
Our latest album, Continuum, is released on 23 September 2016. A celebration of our first decade together, Continuum is the result of an exciting collaborative project between The Shee and one of the most celebrated festivals in contemporary folk and traditional music, Glasgow’s Celtic Connections. Celtic Connections commissioned us and six of our favourite contemporaryContinue reading “Continuum”
Allan Wilkinson has kindly reviewed Saturday’s gig from the Howard Assembly Rooms in Leeds, which you can find on his NorthernSky Website here – http://www.northernskymag.com/reviews/live-reviews/shee
This weekend we will take Continuum out on the road for the first time since we performed it alongside all of our composers at Celtic Connections. We’ll miss them all, but we’re really looking forward to letting new audiences hear the commissions. First stop will be Leeds Howard Assembly Rooms on Saturday night. Here areContinue reading “Photos from Continuum rehearsals”
With less than a week to go until we launch Continuum at Celtic Connections, we thought we’d let you in on some behind the scenes footage…….
Hi folks, now you know about Continuum, and the fantastic musicians we have commissioned, we are fast approaching the launch date! On the 15th of January we will be inviting all of our composers to The Mitchell Theatre to launch the new music with us at Celtic Connections. This Glasgow based festival has shown us greatContinue reading “Gearing up for Celtic Connections 2016”
And last but not least, our accordion player extraordinaire, Amy Thatcher, talks about choosing Andy Cutting to be her Continuum composer, over at Folk Radio UK – http://www.folkradio.co.uk/2015/12/the-shee-continuum-amy-thatcher-on-andy-cutting/