James Yorkston

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The 10 best folk albums of 2020
Folk artists this year drew inspiration from China, south Asia and the wildness of the sea on the way to making stirring and vital music

Jude Rogers

22, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Yorkston/Thorne/Khan: Neuk Wight Delhi All-Stars review – improbable trio work wonders again
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Neil Spencer

09, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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James Yorkston review – riotous celebration of the modern troubadour
Yorkston reunites with tour buddies Johnny Lynch and Dan Wilson for a night of perfect harmonies and easy banter – with a guest appearance from Jarvis Cocker

Betty Clarke

21, Dec, 2016 @12:39 PM

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What’s your fantasy festival?
We asked some old festival hands what would be in their field of dreams. This is what they said…

Sam Richards

13, Mar, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Yorkston/Thorne/Khan review – freewheeling cross-cultural fun at Celtic Connections
Jokes and intriguing sonic mashups arise from the teaming of Scots folk musician James Yorkston, Lamb bassist Jon Thorne and Indian sarangist Suhail Yusuf Khan

Malcolm Jack

20, Jan, 2016 @5:38 PM

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Yorkston/Thorne/Khan: Everything Sacred review – northern lyricism meets eastern classicism
This fusion of Scottish folk, jazz and Indian devotional sarangi somehow works

Neil Spencer

17, Jan, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Yorkston/Thorne/Khan: Everything Sacred review – bravely original Indian-folk-jazz fusion
Suhail Yusuf Khan, James Yorkston and Jon Thorne on Indian sarang, guitar and double bass are worth checking out

Robin Denselow

14, Jan, 2016 @6:45 PM

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James Yorkston review – a bumper harvest of witty wassailing
when James Yorkston’s new Cellardyke album of melancholy folk gains in charm and humour played live with his friends, writes Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont

26, Sep, 2014 @2:20 PM

The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society review – James Yorkston in reflective mood
The Scottish singer-songwriter hits the spot with a little help from with Alexis Taylor and KT Tunstall, writes Phil Mongredien

Phil Mongredien

16, Aug, 2014 @11:07 PM

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James Yorkston: The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society
The folk songwriter's eclectic eight album, produced by Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor, is like an hour with old friends, writes Harriet Gibsone

Harriet Gibsone

14, Aug, 2014 @9:45 PM

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Fence Records: a fond farewell

Last week's Green Man festival featured the final gig by Fife's Fence Records collective. It marked the end of an era, writes Laura Barnett

Laura Barnett

24, Aug, 2013 @11:06 PM

Beck: Song Reader – review

A starry cast – Jarvis Cocker, the Mighty Boosh, Charlotte Gainsbourg – join Beck in playing some great songs he wrote but has yet to record, writes Ian Gittins

Ian Gittins

05, Jul, 2013 @4:36 PM

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