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When did you last hear live music? Stand up and be counted
The first ever UK Live Music Census is surveying a day’s worth of live music across the country. In a digital world with ever more ways to listen, is being there still the biggest thrill?

Flora Willson

08, Mar, 2017 @1:28 PM

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Stornoway review – stirring farewell from the folk-pop foursome
Ten years together come to a celebratory end with moments of unplugged intensity, beguiling melodies and a rowdy Simple Minds cover

Malcolm Jack

07, Mar, 2017 @12:05 PM

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Stornoway singer Brian Briggs: my favourite British bird songs
From the horrible shrieks of a devil bird to the great tit that made its way on to a Stornoway album, the musician and ornithologist shares the sounds that inspire him

Brian Briggs

10, Jul, 2015 @1:00 PM

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Stornoway: pretty fly for some folk guys
The alt-folk band’s fascination with ornithology and nature may have led to them being pigeonholed, but there’s more to them than their comedy rivalry with Mumford & Sons

Mark Beaumont

16, Apr, 2015 @4:16 PM

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Five albums to try this week: Stornoway, Nadine Shah and more
Stream new albums from Wire’s post-punk to Stealing Sheep’s pagan-pop, and let us know what you’ll be listening to this week

Tshepo Mokoena

13, Apr, 2015 @8:54 AM

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Stornaway: Bonxie review – bring on the bird calls
Stornoway move beyond the confines of jaunty folk-pop on album number three

Paul Mardles

12, Apr, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Stornoway: Bonxie review – folksy charm and intense joy on their best album yet
Tangibly inspired by the elements, Bonxie adds 60s pop to Stornoway’s alt-folk and comes up with a charmer

Dave Simpson

09, Apr, 2015 @10:00 PM

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Stornoway – Bonxie: exclusive album stream
The Oxford folk rock band return with a third album, named after an ‘aggressive pirate of the seas’

Guardian music

07, Apr, 2015 @10:40 AM

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Stornoway's Jon Ouin on why he loves the Michelberger Hotel, Berlin
The Stornoway keyboard player loves the absurd and incongruous style of this converted factory in Berlin’s Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area

Jon Ouin

25, Mar, 2015 @12:02 PM

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Stornoway: Get Low – watch their new video
The new video from the Oxford quartet is all about the geese …

Guardian music

16, Mar, 2015 @11:45 AM

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Stornoway: You Don't Know Anything – review
This roundup of offcuts contains a couple of joys, but there's still something about the album that doesn't sound quite right, writes Michael Hann

Michael Hann

21, Nov, 2013 @9:00 PM

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On my radar: Brian Briggs's cultural highlights

The Stornoway singer and guitarist tells Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy about laughing at Cardinal Burns, his interest in photography and a love of birds

Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy

03, Aug, 2013 @11:05 PM

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