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STIRRINGS 170 now out...

 

THINGS MAY SEEM to be going pear-shaped on the political scene, but in Gina le Faux’s workshop, they go fiddle-shaped. Now a Sheffield resident again, Gina’s back in playing as well as making mode, and in this issue she casts a long, ruminative look over her past career. It wasn’t all jigs and reels…

We also pick the agile brains of Nancy Kerr on the subject of songwriting. We should all be doing it, says Nancy. Plus a fond farewell to the late Gordon Hoyland, singer and gentleman of high renown, and the usual cascades of news, reviews and listings. Go there now...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Reviews

We're living in the white heat of the CD revolution. Nowadays the facilities to record and market a CD are available to almost everyone, and CDs are becoming as common on the folk scene as roadkill on a B-road, though usually they smell better. Well, you've made one—the next step is to get it reviewed on folk-flavoured websites and in magazines like this one. So what do you need to do to get your CD (or DVD, or book—we cover those too) reviewed in Stirrings? Step one is to send a copy to the editor, and include with it a press release or other information so that we know something about you and where readers can buy copies. That's it, really. There is no Step two. Our Reviews section gets bigger with each successive issue, so what we can't fit into the paper version of the magazine we'll carry in the Reviews Extra section here on the website.

 


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