Joshua Burnside

Lisbane, County Down

'Prodigious, eclectic, original, unpredictable, well-produced... Stop me when the kettle's boiled' - CultureNI

'Hands down one of the most-forward thinking folk artists from these shores' - The Thin Air

'There’s a plucked banjo here, then a rumble-thump beat that lurches and then heralds the sweetest refrain' - Stuart Bailie BBC Radio Ulster

'One of this country’s most aspiring and thoroughly convincing songwriters' - ATL

Northern Irish experimental folk songwriter and producer Joshua Burnside is something of a regional anomaly. With a brooding, powerful sound echoing artists of places afar and time long gone, his enthralling craft defies local comparison in striving towards an aesthetic as much as visual as it is sonic. Recorded at home in Lisbane, Co. Down, his new single ‘Black Dog Sin’ is the current distillation of his increasingly unmistakable approach; a fragile, yet ultimately commanding, chamber folk sound gloriously underpinned with unique zeal.

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