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New Album Out April 13th


The new Spiro album Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow will be released on Real World Records on Monday 13 April.

Recorded at Real World Studios, Jane Harbour (violin/viola), Jon Hunt (acoustic guitar/cello), Alex Vann (mandolin) and Jason Sparkes (piano accordion/piano) continue to break through the boundaries of their instruments … more

Copper Family Centenary Celebration


We’re very honoured to be taking part in the centenary celebration of Bob Copper’s life and work at Cecil Sharp House in London on 24th January. The event is already sold out, but those lucky enough to have secured tickets will see a fabulous array of performers from the world … more

Pole Star shines again

Pre-order Polestar

We’re pleased to report that our lovely label Real World are re-releasing the first Spiro album Pole Star on 8th September.  The album was recorded back in the winter of 1996-7 in the former BBC Studios Christchurch in Bristol by Portishead engineer Rik Dowding.  True to the Spiro tradition … more

Spiro with Vocals!


We’ll be appearing with a singer for the first time ever at the QEH this Friday. It’s Mojmir Novakovic of Croatian alternative rock band Kries, as part of the Bridges Festival to celebrate 35 years of fRoots magazine. Also appearing:

- Eliza Carthy meets Greek lafta player and singer Martha … more

The Vapourer: Released October 28th

October 28th sees the release of The Vapourer , a new mini album featuring Moog synthesiser arrangements by Adrian Utley of Portishead together with a new studio track and three live tracks  recorded at WOMAD festival.  More details soon.


Wild Mint Festival, Russia

Wild Mint from stageThanks to all at the Wild Mint Festival in Russia last weekend, excellent stuff. And thanks also to the Nest Collective for a great night on Saturday in London. Next stop Croatia.… more

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