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

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

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

These Animals Are Dangerous – A Fairy Tale (remix)

Thank you to everyone who voted for our video which we are delighted to announce is a finalist in the Pinewood Studios Global Lift-Off session These Animals Are Dangerous – a fairy tale for the year we had to pause. An intrepid and curious girl glimpses the future and sets out to find it. But … Continue reading These Animals Are Dangerous – A Fairy Tale (remix)