Here at At The Barrier, we are very lucky to have the members of Fairport Convention write for us in a series of Why I Love specials. First up, Dave Pegg.
Iain Matthews is folk-rock royalty. Whilst delving deep into Americana, Iain was a founding member of British folk-rock legends, Fairport Convention. He went on to form Matthews Southern Comfort and Plainsong and has a humongous catalogue of music available.
Aruba Red returns with Shadow Work; a stunning new EP that is wrought with personal emotion throughout. The music is sublime and the songs are affecting.
Iain Matthews is probably the finest British exponent of the ‘Americana’ musical genre; read what we thought of Matthews Southern Comfort’s forthcoming album.
Aruba Red is an alt-soul songstress who is set to release a new EP in March. In the latest in our Why I Love series, Aruba Red shares why Erykah Badu has been such a big influence on her.