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Filkin's Drift - #LiveToYourLivingRoom
Wednesday 03 March 2021, 08:00pm - 10:00pm
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Exquisite tune playing mixes effortlessly with irresistible grooves and an engaging chemistry” – Dan Walsh (BBC Folk Awards Musician Of The Year Nominee)

What do British folk traditions, the middle ages, and polyrhythmic interplay have in common? They all have a home in the capable hands of Filkin’s Drift. As “exquisite tune playing” and “irresistible grooves” combine, Seth and Chris’ diverse musical influences come together to create a truly unique fiddle and guitar sound.

The debut EP of the Birmingham-based pair Filkin’s Drift deftly combines original tunes and traditional songs. Receiving BBC airplay from Genevieve Tudor, the tunes draw influence from the Afro-Cuban bembé, EDM, and their native folk traditions of Wales and England.

The duo have been productive during lockdown. Their ‘tune a week’ project has seen them collaborating with musicians from across the globe including Angharad Jenkins (Calan), Dan Walsh, Ruth Keggin, and Ellie Gowers. You can watch the whole 34 weeks here.

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