Whiskey Moonface are Ewan Bleach on clarinet, Jim Ydstie on double bass lead by the stunning vocals of accordionist and song-writer Louisa Jones. One Blinding Dusky Dusk is their debut album release. It features guest performances from fiddle player Alistair Caplin from the John Langan band, violinist Mirabelle Gillis, trombone player Sky Murphy, drummer John Blease who has worked with London Symphony Orchestra and Massive Attack, and songwriter and banjo player Sam Bailley.
Stevan Krakovic, short-listed for “Breakthrough Engineer of the Year” in the MPG awards 2011, recorded the album over two days at Shock and Awe Studios. In total twenty-two tracks were recorded, thirteen of which feature on the album. The remaining have been made into the EP The Echo of Me Shoes. The album was launched on 10th May in St Marys Old Church, Stoke Newington in London with a full live band show and support from Cretan Folk musicians, El Khandak and puppetry from Alice Cade. The concert was followed by an Irish session at the Old Auld Shillelagh. Louisa and Ewan were brought together whilst living at The George, a 150 year old Victorian east London pub that by night became a speakeasy central to the emerging folk, jazz and roots music scene of east London. Continue reading WHISKEY MOONFACE: New album – One Blinding Dusky Dusk