Martin Simpson – Trails & Tribulations


World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson releases his 20th solo album in 40 years ‘Trails & Tribulations’ on September 1st 2017 via Topic Records. The brand-new studio album, his first new solo work since 2013’s widely praised ‘Vagrant Stanzas’, will [...]

Martin Simpson – Trails & Tribulations2019-10-22T13:38:43+00:00

Pentangle – Finale (Record Store Day Exclusive Triple Vinyl)


For this years Record Store Day (on the 22nd April) we're releasing, in association with Vinyl 180, a beautiful 180g triple vinyl version of Pentangle's Finale. This Limited Edition pressing of 500 copies for Record Store Day, sees 'Finale' spread across three [...]

Pentangle – Finale (Record Store Day Exclusive Triple Vinyl)2019-10-22T13:56:09+00:00

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band – Big Machine


Pioneering English traditional folk powerhouse, Eliza Carthy, first assembled the Wayward Band in 2013 in order to explore and celebrate her long and varied career in folk music. To do this Eliza put together a team of hugely talented musicians from across [...]

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band – Big Machine2019-10-25T10:51:05+00:00

Pentangle – Finale


In February 2007 the original members of PENTANGLE received a BBC Radio 2 Lifetime Achievement Award from Sir David Attenborough. On 29th June 2008, exactly 40 years since the recording of their monumental live album Sweet Child at the Royal Festival Hall, [...]

Pentangle – Finale2020-01-03T16:29:49+00:00

The Voice of the People – Irish Music In London


Reg Hall's monumental and comprehensive history of Irish music in London A Few Tunes of Good Music is now available for viewing and download, complete with many illustrations, discography and original interview material. On March 18th 2016 Topic Records released two magnificent [...]

The Voice of the People – Irish Music In London2019-11-07T14:49:05+00:00

Simpson | Cutting | Kerr – Murmurs


After a very successful tour and recording schedule over the last six months the wonderful new trio with Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting and Nancy Kerr will release their debut album together on June 8th. Murmurs was recorded in January this year and [...]

Simpson | Cutting | Kerr – Murmurs2019-11-01T11:43:45+00:00

Martin & Eliza Carthy – The Moral of the Elephant


2014 fROOTS Critics Poll Album of the Year It's nearly 50 years since Martin Carthy recorded his iconic, eponymous first album and more than 20 years since his daughter Eliza Carthy's recording debut. Throughout their respective careers both have toured and recorded with many others [...]

Martin & Eliza Carthy – The Moral of the Elephant2019-10-29T11:59:58+00:00

Another Four Volumes in the Voice of the People


TOPIC Records are very proud to announce the release of four further volumes in the widely acclaimed The Voice of the People series: TSCD675 - “Good humour for the rest of the night” Traditional Dance Music in Northumberland and Cumberland TSCD676D - [...]

Another Four Volumes in the Voice of the People2019-10-24T09:14:02+00:00

Linda Thompson – Won’t Be Long Now


The arrival of a new recording from Linda Thompson is always a cause for celebration. That the new album is as good as Won't Be Long Now is really quite remarkable. Won't Be Long Now - her first album in six years [...]

Linda Thompson – Won’t Be Long Now2019-11-01T13:18:08+00:00

The Full English


The Full English is a groundbreaking project sponsored by the English Folk Dance and Song Society that draws together for the first time the early 20th century folksong collections of Harry Albino, Lucy Broadwood, Clive Carey, Percy Grainger, Maud Karpeles, Frank [...]

The Full English2019-12-20T10:25:07+00:00

Eliza Carthy – Wayward Daughter


Eliza Carthy - "The one indisputable young star of British folk" The Times - celebrates her first twenty one years as a professional musician with Wayward Daughter a career-spanning best of double album, with 31 tracks drawn from her diverse and award-winning [...]

Eliza Carthy – Wayward Daughter2019-10-29T11:17:42+00:00

The Topic Big Digital Archive Project


Early in 2013, Topic Records will begin to publish digital booklets for each album available for digital download. Topic has always had the underlying philosophy of making traditional-based music as widely available as possible. Currently, digital delivery all too often seperates the [...]

The Topic Big Digital Archive Project2019-10-24T12:52:07+00:00