Roots & Fusion recorded Manchester’s masters of electro-folk storytelling at the celebrated Anson Engine Museum in Poynton, surrounded by the 45 ton, 19th century, restored Stott steam engine that originally powered the cotton mill in Hazel Grove.
Harp and a Monkey played 5 songs, including some off their forthcoming 2nd album, as well as having a chat about backing tracks, social media and how they squeeze everything into the back of a Punto…
To find out more about the band – www.harpandamonkey.com
To find out more about the museum – www.enginemuseum.org
Roots & Fusion goes out live every Wednesday from 10pm
Here is a podcast of the second edition of One Voice – Radio Without Barriers.
One Voice is made by disabled people in Stockport in partnership with Pure Innovations and supported by Manchester Airport Community Fund.
2 min: Brendan Cojeen, Wellsprings Homeless Charity
7 min: Great Sporting Moments – Chris Hoy’s 6th Gold
9 min: Stockport Air Raid Shelter Museum
15 min: Mike Smith, Stockport County Community Foundation
22 min: Comedy Classics – Only Fools & Horses
One Voice is on Facebook and Twitter: PureOneVoice
A major new exhibition in Stockport tells the remarkable story of a group of little-known Second World War heroes, including a young man from Stockport. Their secret mission was so daring and dramatic they were hailed as the Cockleshell Heroes. PURE 107.8 FM’s Russ Smith tells us more about these inspirational men.