Penguin Eggs

Record Reviews

Silver and Stone (Compass Records) Are you in a bad mood? Silver and Stone is the cure. If you’re not smiling as the sax solo on the opening track, Tennessee Girl, kicks in, you have a heart of stone. Mike…
Abandoned Companions & The Abandoned Companions Companion Piece (Watson Entertainment) The first thing you’ll notice when you see this CD is the unique, hand-tooled leather packaging. This and the bound liner notes within are hints at the dedication to craft…
Cry Baby (Independent) I used to see Joe Nolan around Edmonton more than a decade ago, a talented teenager singing his sweet folk songs filled with idealism. Joe is an adult now and his voice, sound, and lyrics have all…
Tro (Bendigedig) Gwyneth Glyn is a poet, playwright, singer, and musician from north Wales. Following her 2016 success with Ghazalaw, a collaboration with the Indian ghazal singer Tauseef Akhtar, which received a BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nomination for Best…
Frenzy of the Meeting (Breabach Records) Overseen by Eamon Doorley of Danú and the Julie Fowlis Band, his fruitful production rekindles a restorative, gratifying, warmth on Frenzy of the Meeting not heard aboard a Scottish record since the likes of…