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AT LEAST once in recent times, Essex-born, Devon-raised folk troubadour John Smith has received the epithet “the guitarists’ guitarist”. And with a CV like his, you couldn’t argue; as a session musician he’s has played with Joan Baez, David Gray, Joe Henry, Lianne La Havas and Tom Jones.  He’s also in possession of a voice …

The Staves have shared a new track ‘Satisfied’, taken from their upcoming new album “Good Woman”, due for release on 5th February 2021. ‘Satisfied’ is the third track so far released from the album alongside ‘Trying’ and ‘Good Woman’. The band had to say on Satisfied: “This started out with an acoustic guitar. The song asking its subject – will …

Following on from the news that The Staves will release their third album on 5th February 2021, the band have just released a very special live version of the title track, ‘Good Woman’. Of the live version, the girls say, “Here’s the live video for Good Woman. Shot at home in London in beautiful Sunbeam Studios and …

School night out. Early start in the bar of the Roundhouse. Camden Brewery beer. Hot dogs and ale over the road at Joe’s. More beer back in the venue. Beautiful music from the Staveley-Taylors. Back into the bar for more beer. Urgh. And an über taxi home. Dirt. I think I’ve just about recovered and …

It’s a rare venue, Wilton’s Music Hall: a combination of grand music hall from the 19th century and a pub from the 1700s. Both are still in effect: the hall playing host to this evening’s musical marvels and the pub providing rich refreshment in the form of the wonderfully-named Curious Brew, and Kernel’s delicious Pale …