with support from Milkweed
Green Note, Camden
Monday 17th April
Doors 7:00pm, Live Music 8:30pm
Advance tickets £12, £15 on the night
English singer/songwriter Amy Hollinrake first drew praise in 2016 for her debut EP ‘Fade into This’ with Backwater Records, which drew comparisons to Mazzy Star and Sandy Denny.
With a mostly acoustic setup, composing on her Mountain Dulcimer, Amy draws on folk songs fused with original ideas, to create a unique contemporary sound that breathes new life into traditional stories. Accompanied by her band, she finds subtle synergies between acoustic instruments and washing synth textures, weaving through jazz inflected rhythms.
Recorded at legendary Strongroom Studios with producer Alice Western, Amy’s EP ‘sad lady songs vol. 1’ is set to release this year. The record hones her sound of finding subtle synergies between acoustic instruments and washing synth textures. Writing mainly on her mountain dulcimer, she has a songwriting described as both cryptic and emotionally direct, dubbed as ‘an absolutely captivating voice, one that draws you in and makes you want to listen all night’. With a mostly acoustic setup, performing both solo and with her band, Amy draws on traditional folk songs and fuses them with original ideas to create a unique contemporary sound – breathing new life into traditional stories.
Based in South-East London she combines influences close to home and further afield. Her songwriting, described as both cryptic and emotionally direct, draws on her influence and affinity with women’s experience presented in folklore, poetry and literature. Dubbed at her The Harrison, London debut gig as ‘making you consider the words in a different way. She has an absolutely captivating voice, one that raises the hairs on the neck and makes you want to listen all night’.
With an opening set from alt folk project Milkweed