Startling Agent Starling album takes flight and heads for the stars

Agent Starling – Constellation of Birds review in Eighth Day Magazine, written by Dave Hammond Startling Agent Starling album takes flight and heads for the stars ‘Constellation of Birds’ is the third release in a year from Agent Starling, a band centred around Lou Duffy-Howard (Red Guitars, Loudhailer Electric Company) and Quentin Budworth (Suns of Arqa, Celtarabia). … Continue reading Startling Agent Starling album takes flight and heads for the stars

Valley to Mountainside

Today! Agent Starling's Constellation of Birds is released on all the usual digital platforms today. To coincide with the release, here is our new video of the opening track, join the birds in flight, a celebration of the beauty of nature. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4fa2d3jZ64&ab_channel=LoudhailerUK Valley to Mountainside by Agent Starling. From album 'Constellation of Birds'. Featuring special … Continue reading Valley to Mountainside

Today’s The Day!

Unable to make a living playing live shows and festivals as usual I've spent much of the last two years writing and recording music remotely with hurdy-gurdy player Quentin Budworth as Agent Starling, with my son Dexter guesting on violin & cello. The third Agent Starling release is album 'Constellation of Birds' and it's released … Continue reading Today’s The Day!

Yorkshire Gypsy Swing Collective

Here's the Yorkshire Gypsy Swing Collective at Jazz in Hull at the William Gemmell Club last night. The whole set was ace, great band, lovely vibe and feet were tapping all night. Our youngest son Dexter guested on violin. Thanks to all the guys for a really lovely evening. Photos by Richard Duffy-Howard. One minute … Continue reading Yorkshire Gypsy Swing Collective

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