The Hudson Records podcast explores the music and artists of Hudson Records, our friends, favourites and beyond. In this series presenter Jenny Sturgeon meets some of our Hudson artists and talks to them about their records, latest releases, careers, influences and much more. Take a journey with us and delve into all things musical.
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Episode 9 - Hannah Read - The Hudson Records Podcast
In episode 9 of Hudson Records Podcast presenter Jenny Sturgeon chats with multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Hannah Read about her critically acclaimed 2018 album 'Way Out I'll Wander', her musical influences, spending time living in Eigg on the west coast of Scotland, studying jazz in Paris, living in New York and her gorgeous new album 'Cross the Rolling Water' - a collaboration with banjo player Michael Starkey. You can find out more about Hannah's music by visiting https://www.hannahread.com
Episode 8 - Neil McSweeney - The Hudson Records Podcast
In episode 8 presenter Jenny Sturgeon chats with singer-songwriter Neil McSweeney about the making of his 2017 album 'A Coat Worth Wearing'. They discuss the immersive experience of creating this album, the striking album artwork, song inspiration, collaborators involved in making the record, Neil's work with Hudson Records and his lecturing post on the University of Sheffield Music Degree. Find out more about Neil and his music by visiting
Episode 7 - The Furrow Collective - The Hudson Records Podcast
In this episode Jenny Sturgeon chats with multi-instrumentalists Lucy Farrell, Emily Portman, Rachel Newton and Alasdair Roberts from the band The Furrow Collective. They discuss the making of their award winning 2016 album Wild Hog, where they find traditional material, how they go about arranging songs and their creative process in the studio. Wild Hog was the first album to be released on Hudson Records. Find out more about this album and The Furrow Collective's most recent album Fathoms by visiting https://hudsonrecords.co.uk/product/the-furrow-collective-wild-hog
Episode 6 - Angrusori - The Hudson Records Podcast
In this episode we hear from musicians Petter Fadnes, Nils Henrik Asheim and Iva Bittova from Slovakian-Norwegian orchestra Angrusori. They chat about their careers in music, improvisation, how the ongoing collaboration between musicians from Norway based Kitchen Orchestra and the Slovak Roma community came into being and the process of creating their energising and powerful album ‘Live at Tou’ released on Hudson Records 7th May 2021. For more information about Angrusori please visit https://hudsonrecords.co.uk/artist/angrusori
Episode 5 - Sam Sweeney - The Hudson Records Podcast
Jenny Sturgeon chats with award winning fiddler player and composer Sam Sweeney about his 2020 album Unearth Repeat. They discuss Sam's process of interpreting traditional tunes, creatively adapting old tunes, writing and arranging new pieces, inspiration and what makes a song or tune sound likes it's from a specific place. They tackle several big questions - what is tradition? what makes a tune or song 'English'? And laugh, a lot. You can find out more about Sam's Unearth Repeat here https://hudsonrecords.co.uk/artist/sam-sweeney
Episode 4 - Salt House - The Hudson Records Podcast
In this episode presenter Jenny Sturgeon catches up with bandmates Lauren MacColl and Ewan MacPherson from Salt House. They discuss their 2020 album Huam; their process of writing and arranging songs, putting poetry to music, recording on location and supporting rewilding charity Trees for Life. Huam was released on Hudson Records on 30th March 2020. You can find out more by visiting https://hudsonrecords.co.uk/artist/salt-house