Author Archives: David Harley

About David Harley

Independent antimalware/security researcher/author/editor; musician/singer/songwriter

Folklife West magazine

I’m no longer writing for Folklife West, but it’s well worth checking out for folk-related venue information as well as its articles.. folklife.uk  Folklife West news, listings (read, download).  Zoom list.  Updates Newsletter folklife-directory.uk  detailed listings include festivals & workshops … Continue reading

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An interesting resource for folkies

Recommended to me by my friend Andi Lee (The Ashen): a Mixcloud podcast series by Jon Wilks at The Old Songs Podcast. Here’s the current listing: Ep12 – The Old Songs Podcast – ‘Banks of Green Willow’, ft. Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne … Continue reading

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CD review – Dan Penn

Another review for folking.com, of an album by Dan Penn. Southern Soul isn’t really my thing, but it’s a pleasant CD. David Harley

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‘Silk & Steel’ – video for Collective Aid in Penzance

I don’t normally promote my own material on this blog (and yes, I did say further posts here would be rare if they happened at all), but it’s for a good cause… Here’s the link to a video I recorded … Continue reading

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A fond farewell…

After discussion with Fliss Burke, who originally launched the Sabrinaflu site, it’s been agreed that it’s not really practical for us to continue to keep this resource adequately updated even after the Covid-19 crisis abates. I will, for the moment, … Continue reading

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Closing/suspended events

Because of the Covid-19 health crisis, a large number of regular events have already been cancelled or at least suspended. I’m afraid I can’t promise to keep on top of all the events listed here as they go offline and … Continue reading

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New session in Bishops Castle

News from Trevor Hedges: “Since the demise of the popular folk session at The Sun Inn in Clun we’ve been looking for a new home – and it looks as if we may have found one. You probably know that … Continue reading

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Changes to this blog

I’ve been carrying out extensive changes to this blog (among others), many of them arising from the fact that I need to spend (even) less time on it. Mostly it’s been a matter of amending some out-of-date info or hiding … Continue reading

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My Folklife column

[Update: after discussion with the editors, the May issue will be my last column for Folklife.] For the last few years I’ve been writing a short column for Folklife with a listing of regular events in Shropshire. However, I’m planning … Continue reading

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CD review: Gemma Mae Anderson

Another review for folking.com: nice album, but a bit pop-y for my taste. https://folking.com/gemma-mae-anderson-life-own-label-gmaz…/ Still, making money for Versus Arthritis is a good thing. David Harley

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