Agent Starling Release European Howl

We are delighted to announce that the Agent Starling album, European Howl officially releases this week. It is available from all the usual digital outlets, but the best place to get it from is our Bandcamp site here: https://loudhaileruk.bandcamp.com/album/european-howl Bandcamp is the only sales outlet that treats musicians fairly, especially on the first Friday of … Continue reading Agent Starling Release European Howl

Blood Moon Rises (nuvox)

"A luminous and intriguing piece at every level" MF Blood Moon Rises is a collaboration between Glasgow/Hamburg based experimental sound designer Asa aka /ˈeɪsər/ who created the musical soundtrack and lyricist/vocalist Lou Loudhailer aka /ˌlu laʊdˈheɪlər/. The wide panned rhythmic heartbeat of the track is taken from Asa's recording when he accidentally left the microphone … Continue reading Blood Moon Rises (nuvox)

Hurdy-Gurdy, String, and Other Things

We made a playlist of some of the earworms that inspired the Agent Starling - European Howl record - it's free to listen to on Spotify, could be a soundtrack to part of your day. Lots of interesting sounds from obscurity corners around the world - some truly remarkable music. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2Y5EaPP13t425MnpcPi69D?si=1fee90b8e9464f5a We've enjoyed making this … Continue reading Hurdy-Gurdy, String, and Other Things

Helicopter Arms by Agent Starling

Welcome to Helicopter Arms, the brand new video by Agent Starling aka Lou Loudhailer & Quentin Budworth. It is our composition, the next preview track from our album released later in the year. It's inspired by Quentin's glorious hurdy gurdy tune which the song is based around. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EMw-CL-MKM&ab_channel=LoudhailerUK The video features a set of close … Continue reading Helicopter Arms by Agent Starling

I Dream of the Wine Dark Sea

Released today! I Dream of the Wine Dark Sea by Agent Starling aka Lou Loudhailer & Quentin Budworth. This is our composition, inspired by the pictures in a book of Greek tales of old that I treasured as a child, and read many times. It was originally published in 1853. My copy is from 1938, … Continue reading I Dream of the Wine Dark Sea

Agent Starling

Welcome to Agent Starling, Lou Loudhailer and Quentin Budworth's new musical collaborative adventure. Loudhailer Electric Company captain Lou has teamed up with Celtarabia chief Quentin who spent the year before lockdown touring Europe meeting with other top hurdy-gurdy players exchanging tunes, techniques and experiences. Hurdy-gurdy by Quentin Budworth, other instruments by Lou Loudhailer. Expect lots … Continue reading Agent Starling