The Parting Glass

One for the road - The Parting Glass is the closing track on Agent Starling's debut album, European Howl. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWPvTJpGKAM&ab_channel=LoudhailerUK Available from all the usual outlets and Bandcamp now: https://loudhaileruk.bandcamp.com/alb...​ Agent Starling: Quentin Budworth hurdy-gurdy, other instruments/voice Lou Loudhailer. Also featuring guest Dexter Duffy-Howard on violin and cello. Video by Quentin Budworth. Audio: mastered by … Continue reading The Parting Glass

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

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

Drive the Cold Winter Away

This is our next album preview track, Drive the Cold Winter Away by Quentin Budworth & Lou Loudhailer, also featuring Dexter Duffy-Howard on violin & cello. Immerse yourself in the snow scenes of Quentin's captivating video to illustrate the tune from Playford's Dancing Master. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7w3-iLRe0Kk&ab_channel=LoudhailerUK Playford's winter tune is part of the new collaboration between … Continue reading Drive the Cold Winter Away