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Discover the Artist: Joshua Burnside

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.

‘Discover the Artist’ is our new blog series where we introduce you to artists you might not have heard of yet… but need to listen to.


Genre: Alt-Folk

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.

Upcoming Show: 01 November, Empire Music Hall in Belfast | 02 November, Lost Lane in Dublin. Get Tickets.

If you like: David Keenan, John Smith, Saint Sister, Rosie Carney, Ciaran Lavery, Dead Horses.

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Listen to… the album ‘Ephrata’

Watch… A Man of High Renown

Read…

  • 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.

Award

  • 2017’s Press Winner of the Northen Irish Music Prize

 

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Joshua Burnside is playing on 01 November at the Empire Music Hall in Belfast and on 02 November at the Lost Lane in Dublin.  For tickets, click here.

 

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