Here is some music for you to listen to. More recent versions of these pieces, and plenty more, appear on our new CD Crossings: see Shop.
Named after the place called New Invention on the road from Clun to Knighton in south Shropshire.
Recorded in Oswestry by John Cubbin, spring 2015.
Number Six (video)
Filmed by Mark Holdsworth on his canal boat at Chirk Marina on a sweltering summer’s afternoon (8 July 2017), as part of his ‘Narrowboat Sessions’. For a link to the video on his Facebook site click here.
Echo’s Bones (video)
John: electric piano
The title comes from a poem by Samuel Beckett.
Filmed by Mark Holdsworth on his canal boat in the same session as ‘Number Six’ above.
The Erg (video)
John: concertina, bouzouki
The bit after the bouzouki comes in is a tune John originally wrote a long time ago for the group Francisco the Man; we’ve added the intro more recently.
Filmed by Mark Holdsworth in the same session as the above two. This link goes to the Facebook page.
You can also hear us on Soundcloud.
If you’re a promoter and would like this four-track CD demo, please contact us
1 New Invention
3 Number Six