Penguin Eggs

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:32

100 Mile House

Edmonton-based, husband-and-wife team Denise MacKay and Peter Stone, bare their souls on a new album of impeccable poise, virtue, and, at times, tragedy.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:30

Album of the Year

For the first time ever, a band has won Penguin Eggs’ Album of the Year. P.E.I.’s Ten Strings And A Goat Skin take top honours, while Dori Freeman earns our critics’ discovery of 2016.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:30


This Canadian Celtic trio get goosebumps listening to their own ideas.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:29

Coco Love Alcorn

Long a lover of improvisation and harmony, she’s now discovered a fresh approach to composing; it’s called a looper.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:29


They started out as a trio covering Willie P. Bennett’s songs. Twenty years later, they record an album with an all-star Nashville cast.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:28

Folk Spot, T√łnder

The best of traditional Danish folk music is showcased in South Jutland.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:28


His influences cross between Jimme Rodgers’ s blue yodels and Otis Blackwell’s raucous jazz. Obviously, not one for the rules of convention.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:27

Earls of Leicester

They pay direct homage to bluegrass pioneers Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt and provide a key touchstone to the roots of their music.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:27

KaiL Baxley

A bullet put an end to his Olympic boxing dreams but now his voice makes gushing fools out of earnest journalists.

Friday, 02 December 2016 19:26


Shaped by the streets of Dublin, they played in punk and metal bands before turning their hands to Ireland’s storied folk tradition.

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