Traditional and contemporary folk from the British Isles

Classic, Definitive Folk

TOPIC RECORDS CELEBRATES 75 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE AND GREAT RECORDED FOLK MUSICTopic Records 75

Topic Records – classic definitive folk recordings of traditional and contemporary folk music, from English, Scottish & Irish folk singers & musicians.

Topic’s impressive catalogue includes some of the classic folk albums of all time, recorded by the likes of Martin Carthy, The Waterson family, June Tabor, John Tams, Dick Gaughan, Nic Jones, Anne Briggs, Brass Monkey, John Kirkpatrick, Martin Simpson, Eliza Carthy, The Copper Family, Linda Thompson, Shirley Collins, Ewan MacColl, A.L. Lloyd and many more.

 Topic is a winner of BBC Radio’s “Good Tradition” Award
for the preservation and promotion of traditional and roots music.


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LATEST NEWS

Rachael McShane & The Cartographers – When All Is Still

Rachael McShane & The Cartographers - When All Is StillTopic Records is delighted to announce the signing of Rachael McShane & The Cartographers. Rachael is probably best known as not only as string player/singer for the mighty Bellowhead but also a leading voice in The Transports (alongside The Young’uns, Faustus, Nancy Kerr, Greg Russell and Matthew Crampton).

Her brand new album, When All Is Still (her first since 2009’s ‘No Man’s Fool’), sees her reworking traditional songs with a new band, The Cartographers, featuring guitarist Matthew Ord (Assembly Lane) and melodeon player Julian Sutton (Kathryn Tickell, Sting).

When All Is Still is available now from Topic, Propermusic, Amazon, Spotify, iTunes and all good record stores.


Listen to the first track, The Molecatcher, from the new album here.

Rachael McShane & The Cartographers live in 2018 :

10 August – NEWCASTLE, The Bridge Hotel
18 August – FOLK EAST FESTIVAL
1 September – LONDON, Folk Festival
3 September – BLYTH, The Lightship
20 October – MANCHESTER FOLK FESTIVAL
21 October – WALTON-ON-THAMES, Riverhouse Barn (Brunch Concert)
24 October – MAIDENHEAD, Norden Farm Arts Centre
25 October – SHOREHAM-BY-SEA, Ropetackle Arts Centre
26 October – ANDOVER, The Lights
27 October – LONDON, The Slaughtered Lamb
28 October – ISLE OF WIGHT, Quay Arts Centre
1 November – CHESTER, Alexander’s Live
2 November – BARNSLEY, The Civic
3 November – COCKERMOUTH – Kirkgate Arts
16 December – WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK, The Froize