From: Sue Cavendish [suecavendish_at_blueyonder_dot_co_dot_uk]
Sent: 02 October 2008 12:26
Subject: NetRhythms - Vote for Folk!
Hello Everyone, welcome back to
and lots of NEW REVIEWS below. See full reviews at
Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards include a nomination for the mighty LAU.
As of Saturday 4th October, people can vote online for LAU by going to
LAU's new album Lau: Live (Navigator Records) is highly recommend. Look out for their November tour, details on our LISTINGS and at
CHRIS  SMITHER at the Luminaire
He's so good we're mentioning him twice! On 6th October we encourage you to gather for the genius CM.
"A masterful combination of pure folk songwriting and intricate guitar blues", said Wired. 
311 Kilburn High Road, London NW6.  (020 7372 7123).
If you haven't got CHRIS SMITHER's most recent album "Leave The Light On" (Signature Sounds) act now
JOE BOYD - 3rd October - a date for the legendary producer (and author of "White Bicycles") JOE BOYD's fan club.
Joe says, "I will be reading and answering questions at the Inverness Book Festival. 8pm,  OneTouch Theatre, Eden Court, Bishop's Road, Inverness"
Words And Music Festival, Nantwich 9th-12th October
At the Malbank Studio Theatre, Nantwich Saturday October 11th Doors 7.30 pm Tickets £15
Words and Music is an all new music, poetry and literature festival coming to the historic Cheshire market town of Nantwich from
Also during the weekend are Thea Gilmore, Bob Harris, Mark Radcliffe, award winning poet Don Paterson, Black Box Theatre and many others.
The Latest Album Reviews - October 2008
Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby - Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby (Stiff)
The Groanbox Boys - Fences Come Down (Groanbox Boys Records)
Chris While and Julie Matthews - Together Alone (Fat Cat)
Fotheringay - Fotheringay 2 (Fledg'ling)
Show of Hands - Live at Exeter Phoenix (Longdogs)
Joan Baez - Day After Tomorrow (Proper)
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - Déjà Vu  Live (Reprise Records)
Brian Wilson - That Lucky Old Sun (Capitol)
Rainer - The Westwood Sessions Volume 1 (OWOM Records)
Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys - Best Of Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys (Rounder/Decca)
Chiwoniso - Rebel Woman (Cumbancha)
Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen - Mo Hippa Live (FHQ)
Monte Montgomery - Monte Montgomery (Provogue)
The Deadly Gentlemen - The Bastard Masterpiece (Deadly Gentle)
Cherryholmes III - Don't Believe (Skaggs Family)
Lynne Hanson - Eleven Months (Own Label )
Lowlands - The Last Call (Gypsy Child)
Tish Hinojosa - Our Little Planet (Continental Song City)
Lindsay Buckingham - Gift Of Screws (Reprise)
Blue Mountain - Omnibus (Blue Rose)
Band of Heathens -Band of Heathens (Blue Rose)
Samantha Crain & The Midnight Shivers - The Confiscation (Ramseur)
Mary Black - Twenty-Five Years (3u Records)
NQ Arbuckle - XOK (Six Shooter)
Dar Williams - Promised Land (Razor & Tie)
Old Crow Medicine Show - Tennessee Pusher (Nettwerk)
Dan Tyminski - Wheels; Sierra Hull - Secrets; The Grascals - Keep On Walking (Rounder)
Alan Tyler & The Lost Sons of Littlefield - Lonesome Cowboys (Hanky Panky)
Various Artists - Big Blue Ball (Realworld)
Various Artists - There Is Only One "T" In Wichita (Wichita)
Karan Casey - Ships In The Forest (Crow Valley Music)
Rachel & Lillias - Dear Someone (Fellside)
Matt Andersen - Something In Between (Own Label)
Boo Boo Davis - Name Of The Game (Black & Tan)
Joe Bonamassa - From Nowhere In Particular (Provogue)
Neil Halstead - Oh! Mighty Engine (Brushfire)
Aidan Jolly - State of Hysteria (Well Red)
Today's NETRHYTHMS Newsletter was prepared whilst listening to
Mike Davies writes, "As any fule kno, back in 1970, having struck up a romance, Trevor Lucas quit Eclection and Sandy Denny left Fairport to form a new folk-rock group, named for the Scottish castle she'd sung about on What We Did On Our Holidays. Recruiting Eclection drummer Gerry Conway along with Pat Donaldson and Albert Lee from poet and the One Man Band, they set to work rehearsing. Lee's musical style proved incompatible and he was replaced by another member of his former outfit, Jerry Donahue. With Joe Boyd behind the controls, they recorded their debut album..." read more at
Love, Sue
Sue Cavendish, Editor