Man of the Minch: There’s such an anxiety when you pour everything into music as to how it will be received

Man of the Minch has released debut album, The Tide is at the Turning, via Olive Grove Records and The Bothy Society. The queer artist who blends traditional Celtic sounds with modern pop, Man of the Minch, aka Pedro Cameron, has gained critical acclaim from the likes of Rolling Stone magazine, The Guardian and Cerys Matthews (BBC 6Music), which has seen him quickly emerge as one of the most exciting names at the forefront of Scottish indie-folk music. With this and the new release in mind, The Fountain caught up with Pedro to discuss the new album and plans for the near future.

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JORDAN: Finishing the album is the main focus

Following on from his previous efforts earlier this year with EP Echoes: Volume One, Edinburgh-based musician JORDAN has shown wonderful progression with his song-writing and production capabilities. Eternal Nurture at its core is a love song that embodies a fuller sound from the previous material. He spoke with The Fountain about the reception to the new music as well as plans for later in the year.

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Review: Matthew E. White – K Bay

On the heels of releasing his obtuse collaboration with the legendary Lonnie Holley, Matthew E. White is releasing his long-anticipated solo album, K Bay, on September 10th 2021 via Domino. With the opener single, Genuine Hesitation, out already there are some flavours of the album already available for fans to taste and I doubt they will be disappointed.

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The Crayon Set: We’re releasing our new album Downer Disco at the end of September

Alternative-pop outfit based in Ireland, The Crayon Set, return with their dazzling singles Summer Song and Rock Star, both taken from their much-awaited forthcoming album Downer Disco. With this and the new album on the horizon The Fountain caught up with the band to discuss the live music situation in Ireland as well as the the response to their new music.

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