Category The Ash & The Oak

look at us while we sing

Where? Four Bars (AKA Dempseys) Cardiff When? Friday 16th jan 2015 Why? erm… Advertisements

We’re number 21

We’ve made it to number 21 in the @newsoundwales list of their favourite 50 albums of 2014. See the full list here. Lovely stuff!

long wave

A new EP called ‘long wave’ is on its way for early 2015. Working out our winter blues…

Buddy Guy and Jack Bruce

Goood gracious, Buddy Guy’s voice and guitar sound incredible on this performance with Jack Bruce :  

Round and round

Iggy Pop or Bob Dylan should do one of their radio shows on songs featuring childrens choirs. There’s something about a choir of kids singing on pop songs that’s very powerful. Besides the obvious pink floyd one, I would nominate Smog’s No Dancing: This is another variant on the theme: a great cover of the […]

Drifting in the digital ether

There we are, happily wedged between Mose Allison and Bonnie Dobson on Cerys Matthews 6 music show, broadcast on 12th Oct 2014. Listen to the whole damn show here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lcct1

Second single

Simon is going to be releasing a second single from the current album ‘Survival as a kind of Triumph’. He is still debating which song it will be, but It’ll be a free download (as if anyone pays for music any more…) for Simon’s adoring fans as a thank you to those who respect his […]