Kathryn Tickell is a prolific composer, performer, broadcaster (BBC Radio 3). Her new band The Darkening bring some of the oldest Northumbrian tunes and songs to life, intermingling them with new material and binding it all together with contemporary resonance and attitude. Fresh sounds merge with ancient influences. Expansive sonic textures are created.
‘I can’t remember feeling so exhilarated by such a match of music and landscape.’ Richard Morrison, The Times