The Northern Irish singer-songwriter and producer blending alt-folk and elements of the Irish folk song tradition with synthetic and found-sounds, synths loops and crunching beats.
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From: Northern Ireland
Style: Balanced with a diverse palette of sounds, Burnside deftly blends alt-folk and elements of the Irish folk song tradition with South American rhythms and Eastern European influences, whilst introducing synthetic and found-sounds, synths loops and crunching beats.
If you like: David Keenan, John Smith, Saint Sister, Rosie Carney, Ciaran Lavery, Dead Horses.
Listen to… the album ‘Ephrata’
Watch… A Man of High Renown
- M Magazine – 30 Seconds Interview: Joshua Burnside. Here.
- The Thin Air – Album Premiere: Ephrata. Here.
- Clash Music – Joshua Burnside Taps into Tradition on ‘A Man of High Renown’. Here.
- 2017’s Press Winner of the Northen Irish Music Prize
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