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The Loft Tapes

Mishra: The Loft Tapes (Mishra MSR004)

The Loft Tapes
Mishra

Mishra Music MSR004 (CD, UK, 6 December 2019)

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Produced by Kate Griffin and Ford Collier;
Recorded live-in-the-room in the loft of a farmhouse in Gloucestershire to analogue tape;
Mixed by Andy Bell;
Mastered by Martin Nichols;
Original artwork and design by Kate Griffin

Musicians

Kate Griffin: banjo, vocals, guitar [8];
Ford Collier: guitar, whistle, vocals, calabash, shakers, tabla [10];
Joss Mann-Hazell: double bass, electric bass, bouzouki;
John Ball: tabla

Tracks

  1. Intro (0.50)
  2. Road Dust and Honey (4.07)
  3. Chase the Sparrowhawk (3.26)
  4. Deep Seas (3.40)
  5. Beautifully Blind (4.02)
  6. Angeline the Baker (Roud 18341) (4.08)
  7. Jog for Joy (3.21)
  8. Taru Taru (3.48)
  9. Keep Your Kindness (3.51)
  10. Scarlet Town (3.30)
  11. Ring in the Changes (4.23)
  12. Morphology (6.02)

Track 1 improvisation on Raag Jog;
Tracks 2, 8-9, 11-12 Kate Griffin, Ford Collier;
Tracks 3-5, 7 Kate Griffin;
Track 6 Stephen Collins Foster arr. Kate Griffin, Ford Collier;
Track 10 Gillian Welch

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Reclaim

Mishra: Reclaim (Mishra MSR005)

Reclaim
Mishra

Mishra Music MSR005 (CD, UK, 29 October 2021)

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Produced by Kate Griffin and Ford Collier;
Recorded at Wayside Studios, Gloucestershire ;
Mixed by Andy Bell;
Mastered by Martin Nichols;
Original artwork and design by Kate Griffin

Folk Radio UK review by Johnny Whalley

Musicians

Kate Griffin: vocals [1-2, 4-9, 11], banjo [1, 3, 5-7, 9-11], guitar [2], dobro [4, 8];
Ford Collier: guitar [5-6], low whistle [1, 3, 5, 7, 11], whistles [2], percussion [1-7, 9-11], calabash [8], spoken word [8];
John Ball: tabla [1, 3, 5-7, 11], santoor [2, 4, 8-10];
Joss Mann-Hazell: double bass;
Alex Lyon: bass clarinet [5], clarinet [6, 8, 10], harmony vocals [2, 5-8]

Tracks

  1. The Truth (3.26)
  2. This, the Sound (3.32)
  3. Reel to Reel (4.15)
  4. Rolling English Road (4.10)
  5. Second Line (4.24)
  6. New Air (3.40)
  7. Rise (4.19)
  8. Swell (4.09)
  9. I Never Will Marry (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (3.43)
  10. Reclaim (3.47)
  11. Burn (3.56)

Tracks 1, 5-7, 11 Kate Griffin, Ford Collier;
Track 2 Kate Griffin, Ford Collier, Joss-Mann Hazell;
Track 3 Ford Collier arr. Mishra;
Track 4 poem by G.K. Chesterton, music Kate Griffin;
Track 8 Kate Griffin, spoken word by Ben Allen;
Track 9 trad. arr. Kate Griffin, Ford Collier;
Track 10 Kate Griffin

Video

Mishra perform This, the Sound: