Penguin Eggs

Sample articles from latest issue

Nu-calypso owes much to Drew Gonsalves and his kinetic brand of roots-rock roguery handsomely infested with reggae, soca, and ska.
The Penguin Eggs Interview: Colin Irwin meets with the iconic Shetland fiddler.
Roddy Campbell calls on the spirit of Woody Guthrie to defeat Donald Trump.
Old-time fiddling guru turns into a mature songwriter on her exceptional new album.
Le Vents du Nord and De Temps Antan combine to form a dynamic traditional music supergroup.
A fiddler of remarkable grace and tone releases a splendid career-spanning anthology.
A veteran songwriter’s impulse to try something different led to a disc of jazz and blues stylings. 
Penguin Eggs’ critics favourite New Discovery of 2016 highlights her roots.
They thrilled Doc Watson, won a Grammy, played the Grand Ole Opry, and made string band cool.
She sways to a classic country vibe with a bold Hank Williams and Lefty Frizzell bent.
This revered uillean piper draws inspiration from Ireland’s oldest legends and stones.
Social isolation may offer the biggest threat to modern society; this journalist and so...
Itamar Erez, Nick Earle & Joe Coffin, Benjamin Dakota Rogers, The O’Pears, and Mélisande [Electrotrad].
...with Steve Edge, celebrating overdue honours for his commitment to folk music.
American music journalist J. Poet foresees tough times ahead for foreign and domestic musicians during Donald Trump’s presidency.
Multi-instrumentalist and superb songwriter Linda McRae pays homage to the late June Carter Cash’s disc Press On.
A capstone of two visionary Newfoundland bands, he still has an affinity for the odd tune. “I was kidnapped, taken to a house on Power Street, brainwashed, and forced to play the mandolin.” Newfoundland folk music pioneer Dave Panting laughs…