Spiral Earth Live Review 07/11/16

Not prepared to miss acclaimed three time BBC folk award nominees Gilmore & Roberts, I headed to see them in action at Komedia in Brighton on Thursday 13th October. This date was the 9th their 21 gig tour, celebrating their first decade of performing together.

Music aside, what’s great about this duo is their relaxed, banter-laden stage presence – watching them perform is a bit like spending time with a good old friend. However, the real joy of this gig was that it gave the audience a chance to truly revel in the fantastic songs, old and new, of Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts over the last ten years.…


MusicRiot live review 26/09/15

Well, it has to be the oldest building I’ve ever seen a gig in; The Blue Boar in Maldonis about 650 years old and I think The Stones played the opening night. This time it’s folk duo Gilmore and Roberts bringing their blend of fascinating narratives, powerful vocals and constantly changing instrumental arrangements to rural Essex. The Blue Boar gig is the second night of their UK tour in support of the new album “Conflict Tourism”, which was reviewed here a couple of weeks ago, and it’s obvious that after a few weeks in Europe, Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts are up to speed and raring to go.…



Production: Spiral Earth

Forming the first half of the evenings entertainment at The Acoustic Routes venue of the basement at CB2 in Cambridge, Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts have been working together as a duo since 2006, as well as being parts of Tiny Tin Lady (Gilmore) and Kerfuffle (Roberts). Their debut album, ‘Shadows and Half Light’ is released this November. Citing influences as wide as Nancy Kerr & James Fagan and the Levellers has resulted in fresh and innovative songwriting that showcases their unique talents.