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The Fatea Showcase Sessions are designed to provide greater exposure to artists that have impressed the Fatea team. Some are already signed, others are carving a solo trail, releasing songs on their own labels, all are dedicated to their music

Fatea Showcase Sessions are exclusively available for a three month period after which they will never be available again. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are zip files containing high quality, 256kbs, drm free, mp3s.

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Showcase Session - Genus - Spring 20

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"Whilst the songs on The Fatea Showcase Sessions come to you, the listener at no charge, they are not free. The writers/performers have put money, time and effort into creating the songs on this compilation for your enjoyment. We hope that you take the time to visit the websites of the artists included here and consider purchasing their music. Fatea hopes that this compilation gives you a taste for folk and roots orientated music and that you will seek out the works of the artists included in this compilation and in the wider music community."

"Genus" is dedicated to all acts from solo artists, through duos to bands. Each act has their own style and we hope you'll appreciate each of their efforts. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are designed so not all of the acts come from the same genre. "Genus" is available from November 1st to January 31st.
Click Here or Right Click, Save Target As to download
"The Fatea Showcase Session:Genus" is a zip file. There may be a delay before download starts on some systems
Download includes sleeve pack.
Details of previous Fatea Showcase Sessions can be found Here

Please encourage your friends to collect their free copy of "Genus". If you could put a link to The Fatea Showcase Sessions on your website or Facebook etc, that would be fantastic. We want as many people as possible to hear each session. If you do pass on a copy to your friends, please pass on the full folder with sleeve pack.

Genus - Artists

The Lost Notes - Pieces Of A Star
As heard on BBC Introducing, The Lost Notes are a Birmingham based 5-piece folk/Americana originals band whose songs celebrate the ups and downs of journeymen, despots, sleazeballs, fools, the planet and the consciously idle. Maverick Country Music: "Sublime…fearless and entertaining."
www.thelostnotes.co.uk

Duncan Reed - Semaphore
Duncan Reed is a songwriter from Manchester who creates acoustic music with a twist. Based around acoustic instruments and strong vocals, the songs on his new project "The Road" are split between beautiful relaxing pieces and songs built with a rock edge.
duncanreed.bandcamp.com

Wilde Roses - Edward Llwyd
Wilde Roses are singers and multi-instrumentalists Anna Tam, Emily Baines and Arngeir Hauksson exploring historical British folk songs. Passionately researching the threads of handed down songs as far back as the medieval period. Our new album 'Woven' released in 2020.
www.wilderoses.com

Sam Winston - Damaged Goods
Having spent lockdown honing his production and arrangement skills, multi-instrumentalist Sam Winston has just released his first new music in four years. "Damaged Goods" is a sensitive, captivating track that perfectly captures the mood right now.
samwinstonmusic.com

Steve White & The Protest Family - Han Solo
Punk minstrels who bring the traditions of the folk club, picket line, basement punk show, football terrace and boozy pub bray-along to the stage, inviting comparisons with The Clash, The Men They Couldn’t Hang, Ian Dury and Billy Bragg.
protestfamily.com

Harriet Riley & Alex Garden - Shivelights
Harriet Riley & Alex Garden's debut album Sonder presents a novel, hypnotic dialogue between a highly unusual pairing of instruments. Inspired by arcane single word track titles, obscure definitions are presented to guide the listener's attention through twelve original compositions, taking in trad folk, minimalism and jazz along the way.
harrietrileyalexgarden.bandcamp.com

Simon Robinson - Troubles
Simon Robinson is a Leeds based Old-Time folk musician and multi-instrumentalist. His second solo album "When The Sun Goes In" was recorded during the first Lockdown 2020 as a tonic for the dark days. The album has received praise from both sides of the pond, featuring on Bluegrass Country Radio's "Top 10 Old Time albums of 2020".
www.simonrobinsonsounds.bandcamp.com

Gareth Scott - Bluebird Conversations
Rough shod folk and songwriting from the Upper Calder Valley. Six years is a long time to record an album, "The Basin Stone". There was even some times that I thought this might be a posthumous release... but here it is and "Bluebird Conversations" from it, enjoy.
garethscott.bandcamp.com

Carina Drury - Limbrick’s Lamentation
Carina has held a lifelong love for music. Her cello playing has been described by BBC Radio 3 as 'singing across the centuries'. Carina has hugely enjoyed delving into Geminiani, Bocchi and O'Carolan's music for her debut album Irlandiani, thanks to Arts Council of England funding.
www.carinadrury.com

Ben Railway Robey - The Glory’s Mine
"Ben Railway Robey delivers an authentic, polished sound. He’s has been playing guitar since he was 5 and for the last 10 years Ben has been writing and performing his own unique material at venues across the UK,Europe and debuting in Chicago Illinois.
www.benrailwayrobey.com

Ron Jappy - Mairead Nan Cuiread
Ron Jappy is an extremely accomplished and respected musician. Starting off his musical journey as a fiddle player, Ron is now highly sought after as an arranger as well as a player. "Vincular" is Ron’s debut album and is the culmination of his musical journey so far.
ronjappy.com

Kiriki Club - Tenho-Me Persuadido
Birmingham-based six-piece Kiriki Club take music from their roots around the world and joyously concoct exotic soundscapes, cinematic murder ballads and irreverent floor fillers. Kiriki’s infamous live shows packed festival tents (Green Man, Shambala) and sold-out tour dates 2019–20.
www.kirikiclub.com

Orchestra Of Cardboard - The Black Flag
Dan Edelstyn writes the songs with close collaborators, The Orchestra of Carboard is a dream he had, that he needed to see in reality. He has a huge interest in writing manifestos on a typewriter. He also makes documentaries, music videos and occasionally comedies.
www.orchestraofcardboard.com

Deirdre Graham - Uamh An Òir
Deirdre Graham is a Glasgow-based Gaelic singer whose musical stylings reflect her home on the Isle of Skye. Taking a contemporary approach to traditional Gaelic singing, Deirdre’s songs construct a rich orchestral soundscape around raw vocal performances to evoke the powerful themes in their stories.
www.deirdregraham.com

Paul Alexander Low - Fisherman’s Heart
Despite years of writing and gigging, Paul Alexander Low came to releasing his music comparatively late, but he’s making up for lost time. A debut EP in 2020 will be followed by the debut album in 2021. His songs reveal a sensitive artist with a narrative that goes for the core.
www.paulalexanderlow.com

Boxin' The Vox - Seven White Horses
Boxin' The Vox is a lively Dutch folk duo comprising of Anne-Lotte Paymans (vocals, guitars) and David Plasmeijer (vocals, banjo, lute). Seven White Horses is the title track of their second album that's really worth listening to.
www.boxinthevox.com

Woodlands - Emigrantvisa
The duo Woodlands consists of Kristina Leesik(fiddle/vocals) and Justyna Krzyzanowska(harp/vocals). With focus on tradition and innovation they create a unique platform where Scottish and Irish music meet in dreamlike and groovy arrangements.
woodlandsduo.com


"Genus" is dedicated to all acts from solo artists, through duos to bands. Each act has their own style and we hope you'll appreciate each of their efforts. The Fatea Showcase Sessions are designed so not all of the acts come from the same genre. "Genus" is available from November 1st to January 31st.
Click Here or Right Click, Save Target As to download
"The Fatea Showcase Session:Genus" is a zip file. There may be a delay before download starts on some systems
Download includes sleeve pack.
Details of previous Fatea Showcase Sessions can be found Here

Please encourage your friends to collect their free copy of "Genus". If you could put a link to The Fatea Showcase Sessions on your website or Facebook etc, that would be fantastic. We want as many people as possible to hear each session. If you do pass on a copy to your friends, please pass on the full folder with sleeve pack.