Tom Rose represents the following artists for management
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Multi-award winning composer-musician - producer Aidan O’Rourke.
Aidan O’Rourke has secured a place at the very forefront of the modern folk scene. He has released consistently creative music (as a solo artist and with the trio Lau) that has a reach far beyond the traditional for well over a decade.Aidan is currently working on a huge multi album project writing and recording 365 new tunes and a playing live with Kit Downes.
Boo Hewerdine is widely regarded as a songwriting legend, an artist with a musical C.V of international collaborations and hit songs that stretch over twenty five years and many genres.The cultured quality of his songs has certainly been recognised by his peers. Boo has written with/for hundreds of artists including Eddi Reader, K.D.Lang, Suggs, Chris Difford, Kris Drever and Duke Special. Since leaving his eighties band The Bible for a solo career Boo has quietly established himself as one of Britain’s most consistently accomplished and in demand singer-songwriter - producer concert performer and workshop leaders. A new album Swimming In Mercury is out now and contains some of his greatest work yet.
Dan Whitehouse is a Birmingham based songwriter who has collaborated with Boo Hewerdine, Jess Morgan, BJ Cole and toured with Simone Felice, Lau, Eddi Reader, Kris Drever and Boo Hewerdine. His debut album for Reveal "That's Where I Belong" is a double CD disc with studio and live recordings. A limited series of associated EP's are now available from his concerts and released digitally. On Tour October 2017-Dec 2017.
“Really gorgeous songs” (Janice Long BBC Radio 2)
“Lyrics which involuntarily swerve your gaze to the sky” (Music Week)
“Sensational!” (Tom Robinson, BBC Radio 6 Music)
Debut single (with former band Fairground Attraction) ‘Perfect’ and parent album First of a Million Kisses both topped the British charts. Her subsequent solo work has been hugely acclaimed as have the live concerts, which bring joyous life to all forms of song. Eddi’s taste in co-writers, writers, songs and players is impeccable. Her rare blend of meltingly true vocals and towering romanticism combine with an astute and pragmatic nature to make her a unique and powerful figure in contemporary British music. She has effortlessly developed into one of popular music’s most thrilling and affecting performers. Signing with Reveal Records in 2014 her last studio album Vagabond was hailed internationally by reviewers and Eddi played many sold out concerts. In Spring 2016 a double CD compilation covering 30 songs from across her career was released to widespread acclaim. Eddi Reader played a Sold Out tour in Spring 2017 and has more shows in Autumn.
Joan As Police Woman
Joan As Police Woman celebrated a decade of continuous acclaim and international success by presenting her new (5th studio) Album and Concert tour entitled "Let It Be You" via Reveal.
Joan is known to many for her collaborations with Antony, Rufus Wainwright Lou Reed and David Sylvian. A deeply soulful artist who crosses musical genres effortlessly.
"Let It Be You" is wonderful and liberating, a true collaboration from creation to stage, this time with fellow Brooklyn multi instrumentalist and songwriter Benjamin Lazar Davis (Cuddle Magic, Bridget Kearney). Joan is currently finishing her next album for PIAS and has recently scored her first feature film Permission with Doveman (The Gloaming).
Kris Drever won two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2017, Folk Singer of The Year and a second for his song If Wishes Were Horses. He has played two major sold out tours in support of the If Wishes Were Horses album and in April 2018 Kris headlines London's Union Chapel.
Drever’s voice and guitar is a part of the backbone of today’s contemporary roots and folk scene. Hugely admired as a solo artist, collaborator, and member of folk superstars Lau, he is a phenomenal and prolific artist. Drever has already played alongside Jack Bruce, Bela Fleck, Tinariwen, Joan As Police Woman, Jerry Douglas, Danny Thompson, Tim O’Brien, Sarah Jarosz, Shawn Colvin, Phil Cunningham, Rosanne Cash, Roddy Woomble, Eddi Reader, Adem, Kate Rusby, Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart and many more.
“Kris Drever is a serious talent” MOJO
Lau are a remarkable band - the most musically adventurous trio in British folk exquisite and hypnotic, musicianship at its best. “The UK’s best live band 5/5” (The Guardian). 2015 album The Bell That Never Rang was produced by Joan As Police Woman and released to widespread acclaim. The band have toured internationally and appeared at many of the worlds leading festivals. In January 2016 the band played a triumphant main room show at Royal Concert Hall Glasgow and will headline London Barbican May 31st 2016 before a festival shows including Russia and USA. In May 2016 Lau were nominated for Scottish Album of The Year 2016. They released their first compilation Decade (The Best of 2007-2017) in June 2017 and tour the UK through June - December 2017.
Extraordinary composer, live performer and experimental folk-electronic musician Martin Green (also of Lau) followed his beautifully dark Crows' Bones album and live show with the perhaps even more striking Flit a show which made it's
debut at Edinburgh International Festival 2016. Martin Green's Flit album features guests from The Unthanks, Portishead, Mogwai was released October 7 2016 by Reveal Records. The show launched to wild acclaim at Edinburgh International Festival and was selected by The Guardian as a cultural pick for Autumn 2016. The album was nominated for BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Best Album 2017.
Richard J. Birkin, sound artist, composer, live concert performer and creative technologist, released his beautiful new 11-track album Vigils on March 11th 2016.
Entirely self written and arranged by Birkin, Vigils features Iskra Strings who have played on recordings by influential artists including The XX, Radiohead and Johann Johannsson. Vigils is as contemporary as it is steeped in classic minimalism. Richard J.Birkin has previously collaborated and worked with like minded musicians and producers including Adem and Nils Frahm, before signing to Reveal in 2015 for management and label. The album has received incredible reviews and Birkin has just completed his first film score for the short Edith.
Reveal also Publish works by Lau, Kris Drever, Aidan O'Rourke, Martin Green and Dan Whitehouse please contact Tom Rose with any Sync enquiries.