James Yorkston Presents: Tae Sup Wi' A Fifer: Rachel Sermanni / Martin Carr / Emma Pollock
Rachel Sermanni is a Scottish Folk-Noir Balladeer, writer, musician and artist from Carrbridge in Strathspey. ‘Minimal, Murky, Magnificent’ – MOJO. ‘Unnervingly pretty and graceful’ – NME. ‘Stately, Poetic, Rooted in the Traditional’ – CLASH.
Martin Carr was born in Thurso, Scotland. His family set up camp in Merseyside, where he formed The Boo Radleys in 1987. After their demise in 1998, Carr made a number of albums under the name of bravecaptain. He now records under his own name, the latest album being 'New Shapes Of Life'.
A founding member of critically acclaimed Scottish band The Delgados, which split in 2005 after releasing 5 studio albums, Emma Pollock has been a solo artist ever since, releasing a further 3 studio albums in her own name, the latest of which, ‘In Search of Harperfield’ was shortlisted for the 2016 SAY Award.