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Samantha Whates: Dark Nights Make for Brighter Days

Samantha Whates: Dark Nights Make for Brighter Days (Samantha Whates NSR CD 007)

Dark Nights Make for Brighter Days
Samantha Whates

Samantha Whates NSR CD 007 (CD, UK, 17 July 2013, reissued 2016)

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Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland on 31 October and 1 November 2009
with additional recording by Douglas Whates in Scotland, Poland and Colorado in 2010/11;
Edited and mixed by Douglas Whates:
Mastered by Bob Katz;
Cover image: Dusk, Bedroom by JonMcNaught,
Layout and typogrpahy by Douglas Whates

Musicians

Samantha Whates, vocals, guitar;
Aisling Agnew, flute, crotales [7];
Feargus Hetherington, violin, viola;
Angus Lyon, accordion;
Mira Opalińska, piano, Rhodes, celesta, glockenspiel;
Matthew McAllister, classical guitar [9-10], steel-string guitar [6], 12-string guitar [7], 10-string guitar [3];
Douglas Whates, double bass, classical guitar [3-4], steel-string guitar [5], organ, crotales [1];
Jamie Flanagan, congas, vibraphone, drums [7];
Brian McRae, drums [4], percussion [3]

Tracks

  1. Village Kids (2.59)
  2. Granny's House (2.59)
  3. Dead to the World (3.41)
  4. New Found Friends (1.41)
  5. Me or Anyone Else (3.13)
  6. Black & Blue (3.49)
  7. Happy Birthday (4.44)
  8. The Light (2.12)
  9. Eyes, Nose & Soul (3.44)
  10. Three Miles Left (3.44)

All tracks written by Samantha Whates, arrangements by Douglas Whates

> Folk Music > Records > Samantha Whates & M.G. Boulter: The Boatswain's Manual

Samantha Whates & M.G. Boulter: The Boatswain's Manual

Samantha Whates & M.G. Boulter: The Boatswain's Manual (Harbour Song HSRxxx)

The Boatswain's Manual
Samantha Whates & M.G. Boulter

Harbour Song Records HSRxxx (CD-R EP, UK, 13 October 2014)

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Produced, recorded and mixed by James Clarke;
Recorded on Canvey Island, Essex

Musicians

M.G. Boulter, vocals, guitars, banjo;
Samantha Whates, vocals, guitar, flute;
James Clarke, hand claps

Tracks

  1. Stones (2.49)
  2. Sailors (4.13)
  3. Westcliff (4.52)
  4. Buckets and Spades (2.10)

Track 2 Samantha Whates;
Track 3 M.G. Boulter

> Folk Music > Records > PicaPica: Spring & Shade

PicaPica: Spring & Shade

PicaPica: Spring & Shade (Rough Trade RTRADCD875)

Spring & Shade
PicaPica

Rough Trade Records RTRADCD875 (CD EP, UK, 8 December 2017)
Rough Trade Records RTRADST875 (10" LP, UK, 16 March 2018)

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Produced by Sonny Johns;
Recorded at St Margaret's House Chapel, Bethnal Green;
Mixed at The Nave, Leeds, by Sonny Johns;
Mastered by Tom Leader;
Illustration by Dylan White;
Design by Dylan White and Michael Speed

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, Samantha Whates, vocals;
Adam Beattie, guitars;
Sonny Johns, double bass

Tracks

  1. Spring & Shade / Light of the Day (2.16)
  2. Morning / Dawning (3.04)
  3. Way Back Up / Last Leaves (2.54)
  4. Small Time / Secret (4.01)
  5. Little April Shower / April Come She Will (5.03)

All tracks written by Josienne Clarke and Samantha Whates except
Track 5a Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey;
Track 5b Paul Simon

Video

PicaPica perform Small Time / Secret at The Green Note in August 2017:

> Folk Music > Records > PicaPica: Cast in Stone

PicaPica: Cast in Stone

PicaPica: Cast in Stone (Rough Trade RT0056T)

Cast in Stone
PicaPica

Rough Trade Records RT0056T (12" single, UK, 15 February 2019)

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Produced by Sonny Johns;
Recorded at St Margaret's House Chapel, Bethnal Green;
Mixed at The Nave, Leeds, by Sonny Johns;
Mastered by Tom Leader;
Illustration by Dylan White;
Design by Dylan White and Michael Speed

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, Samantha Whates, vocals;
Adam Beattie, guitars;
Sonny Johns, double bass

with
Seb Rochford, drums

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Cast in Stone
  1. Cast in Sea
  2. Overcast

All tracks written by Josienne Clarke and Samantha Whates

Video

Official video of Cast in Stone:

> Folk Music > Records > PicaPica: Together & Apart

PicaPica: Together & Apart

PicaPica: Together & Apart (Rough Trade RT0036CD)

Together & Apart
PicaPica

Rough Trade Records RT0036CD/LP (CD, LP, UK, 7 June 2019)

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Produced by Sonny Johns;
Recorded and mixed by Sonny Johns at The Nave Studios, Leeds;
Mastered by Tom Leader;
Mastered to vinyl by Nick Watson;
Design by Philip Laslett

Musicians

Josienne Clarke, vocals, saxophone, clarinet;
Samantha Whates, vocals, fulte ,guitar;
Adam Beattie, eelctric and nylon string guitars, keyboards;
Sonny Johns, basses, guitars, additional percussion, programming

with
Seb Rochford, drums and percussion

Tracks

  1. Together & Apart (1.55)
  2. On the Wing (4.12)
  3. Cast in Stone (2.39)
  4. Family, Friends & Lovers (1.06)
  5. Sucker Punch (1.52)
  6. Teeth & Chin (3.22)
  7. Opposite Song (4.39)
  8. SeeSaw (3.38)
  9. Village Kids (3.08)
  10. To K(no)w One (3.45)
  11. Day to Day Parade (4.31)
  12. The Weather (1.29)
  13. Stones (3.45)

All tracks written by PicaPica except
Track 9 Samantha Whates;
Track 12 Adam Beattie;
Track 13 Josienne Clarke