Debut gig in Wales | Gig cyntaf yng Nghymru
Support | Cefnogi - Hot Springs
“Like someone rolled the velvet underground, Kate Bush and the Dirty three into one. Gritty and transcendent, it’s totally mesmerising”. Folk Radio UK
Mother Sky are a collective of musicians from South Wales, Manchester and London. The band assembled during the pandemic to record a collection of traditional folk covers and have since reunited to write and record original music. Their sound has been described as alt folk, ranging to post-rock.
Individually the collective has contributed to live scores, compositions and recordings by some of the music industry’s best regarded artists. Bass player Jon Thorne is a founder member of Yorkston, Thorne, Khan, drummer Luke Flowers is a long-standing member of the Cinematic Orchestra.
Mother Sky have self-released three singles, receiving plays on BBC Radio 6 (Cerys Mathews, Gideon Coe) BBC Radio 2 (Mark Radcliffe) and BBC Radio Wales (Huw Stephens and Adam Walton)
“Beautiful” (Huw Stephens BBC Radio Wales)
“Utterly, utterly, stunning” (Adam Walton BBC Radio Wales)
Mother Sky recently played on the BBC introducing stage at Glastonbury festival. They deliver an enigmatic, powerful and immersive live performance, and are in the process of writing their debut album.