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New digital EP release: Source to Sea

Julie is delighted to release new music today.  Composed for the radio and podcast series Source to Sea, this three-track digital EP leads with the single ‘Silver in the Blue’ a song which Julie wrote for Lee Craigie and Jenny Graham’s journey to COP26, following the River Clyde. Inspired by water journeys and nature’s rhythms, […]

Julie to play Cambridge Folk Festival 2022

Julie is absolutely delighted to be returning to the Cambridge Folk Festival 2022, for not one but two performances – one with her own band and another with the incredible Spell Songs crew.  It’s promises to be a cracker of a weekend, with some brilliant names on the bill and more to be announced.  For […]

‘Spell Songs II: Let The Light In’

We’re delighted to let you know that the much anticipated Spell Songs follow-up album is available to pre-order now and will be officially released into the wild on December 10th. Spell Songs II: Let The Light In is born out of the same heartfelt concerns that informed the artwork and poetry within these two books, […]

Kings Place Artist in Focus 2022: Voices Unwrapped

Following a year when choirs fell silent, Kings Place in London celebrates the power and the joy of singing in Voices Unwrapped, their 14th Unwrapped series. Featuring solo voices to vocal ensembles to large choruses, they plan to fill their halls with Renaissance masterworks, close harmony a cappella, folk song, jazz vocalisation, lied, throat singing, […]

Assassins Creed Valhalla

Announcing Julie’s involvement in the new expansion to the Ubisoft game Assassins Creed Valhalla, Wrath of the Druids, which has just been released. Julie spent time last year collaborating with renowned musician and composer Einar Selvik to create songs for the game soundtrack. You can watch the trailer here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhdnos2tPYI and the full album soundtrack […]

Announcing new collaboration with Hawktail

Julie is thrilled to announce a musical collaboration with the incredible band Hawktail as part of the new Folk Alliance International Artists In (Their) Residence project in partnership with Chris Thile. This project matches ten US based artists with musicians from Australia, Canada, Egypt, Ireland, Israel, Scotland and Spain to raise awareness for The Village […]

Julie performing at Celtic Connections 2021

From Julie: “It had been one full year since I last stood on a stage, at Celtic Connections 2020. Fast forward twelve months and it’s actually difficult to put into words how it felt to take to the stage with some of my favourite people on the planet at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall recently to […]

New merchandise range announced

Julie has launched a new range of merchandise today! Cosy organic hoodies, ocean blue organic and vegan friendly t-shirts and funky retro ringer tees – all of which have the ‘alterum’ insignia.  All garments have been carefully and ethically sourced, and there is also now an opportunity to purchase a high-definition download of alterum with […]

An Gealladh / The Promise

Julie is delighted to be involved in this beautiful project – The Promise.  Written by Nicola Davies, with illustrations by Laura Carlin, Julie was invited to read the Gaelic version of this powerful story which examines our connection to nature and the importance of green spaces in our urban landscapes.  It is a story of […]