13/08/18

Johnny Flynn explores the folk traditions of Colombia with BBC Radio 4

Johnny Flynn has recently undertaken an epic adventure around Bogotá, as part of a new four-part series on Radio 4.

The new series, called The Sound Odyssey, follows TV and radio presenter Gemma Cairney around the world with four British artists, as they learn about global music traditions and participate in musical collaborations with local artists, resulting in four specially-commissioned new pieces of music.

Episode two of the series shows Johnny Flynn head to Bogotá in Colombia, collaborating with Carmelo Torres, the Colombian accordion legend of Cumbia. Gemma Cairney explains what it was like watching Johnny blend his British folk storytelling with the folk sounds of Colombia, claiming that “watching Johnny Flynn tear down language barriers in a studio dripping with sweat in Bogota” was “exhilarating and enriching […] We went for it and experimented, and I think the music we made is fascinating.”

The series starts on September 12, with Johnny Flynn’s episode airing September 19. Read more here, and listen here

23/02/21

Baby Boys share new single Desperado and announce virtual album release show

Read more

17/02/21

The Antlers share video for new single Just One Sec

Read more

09/02/21

Baby Boys announce debut album Threesome, share new single Gone

Read more

30/01/21

SOPHIE

Read more

21/01/21

Tonight with Arlo Parks: A Variety Hour Special

Read more

19/01/21

Beverly Glenn-Copeland announces reissue of 1986 seminal work Keyboard Fantasies

Read more

14/01/21

Baby Boys share two new singles, Cannonball & Duke and the Cash

Read more

13/01/21

The Antlers announce Green To Gold, their first new album in seven years

Read more

07/01/21

KOKOKO! announce the release of Fongola Instrumentals

Read more

08/12/20

Julia Jacklin releases holiday single baby jesus is nobody’s baby now

Read more

03/12/20

Watch Marika Hackman’s version of Between the Bars from an empty swimming pool

Read more

13/11/20

Marika Hackman’s Covers is out now - listen to Playground Love

Read more

| Next