8 Sep 2019

Ébène Quartet play movie themes and Karine Polwart tackles Trump

From Pick and Mix, 12:00 pm on 8 September 2019

The classy French Ébène Quartet will bring its "Beethoven Live Around the World" tour to New Zealand, but also reveals an exciting lighter side.  

Auckland duo Tom Ludvigson and Trevor Reekie with ‘Roto’, their classy new release.

Enjoy our picks for the upcoming BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: Karine Polwart for Best Original Song 'I Burn But I Am Not Consumed’: the family motto of the MacLeod family, the current U.S. President’s heritage.  


Anglo-Irish band Flook is up for Best Album for ‘Ancora - their first album in 14 years:


Albi & the Wolves and Tami Nielsen star in Auckland's Southern Fork Americana festival next month. 

US singer/songwriter Molly Tuttle also plays the October festival; the 26 year old is the first woman to win the International Bluegrass Music Association's Guitarist of the Year award, and she's now won it twice. 


The Kronos Quartet put their strings to work on the CD 'Folk Songs'.  


Music details:

TRAD: Misirlou from Pulp Fiction - Ébène Quartet (VIRGIN 6286689)
FISHER/ROBERTS: Amado Mio - Ébène Quartet (VIRGIN 6286689)
COSTA: Samba Pro Rafa - Yamandú Costa (ACOUSTIC 319139)
LUDVIGSON/ REEKIE: Roto - Tom Ludvigson and Trevor Reekie (Southbound JSCD004)
STEVEN POLWART/ KARINE POLWART: I Burn But I Am Not Consumed - Karine Polwart (HUDSON HUD014CD)
KARINE POLWART: Hole in the Heart - Karine Polwart (ANGELIC angcd 003)
BRIAN FINNEGAN: Companion Star/The Crystal Castle - Flook (FLATFISH PROMOANCORA)
TAMI NEILSON: Just one thought of You - Tami Neilson (NEILSON 399119)
MOLLY TUTTLE: When You’re Ready - Molly Tuttle (PRIVATE P000293)
TRAD: Ramblin' Boy - Olivia Chaney (Nonesuch ‎– 559151-1)
GEESHIE WILEY: Last Kind Words - Kronos Quartet (Nonesuch ‎– 559151-1)
LUDVIGSON/ REEKIE: In a Vision - Tom Ludvigson & Trevor Reekie (Southbound  JSCD004)