Reviews round up

Here are some quotations from our ALAW Melody album release

‘exquisite’ fRoots

“engagingly tuneful and beautifully interpreted” The Scotsman

‘What makes Alaw unique is the awesome power of...

BEAM workshop, gweithdy BEAM

I had a fantastic time teaching on the Big Experiment / Yr Arbrawf Mawr summer school this weekend. It was an all consuming, exhausting and extremely rewarding three days of...

5 Star review in Folk Wales



Taith Records

***** (5 stars)

Alaw means Melody in the Welsh language, Cymraeg; and this exquisite trio have expertly squeezed all manner of exciting slip-jigs, reels, breathtaking airs and...

New album on Radio Wales

“These guys are something very special indeed… a really brilliant album of great great music… Three highly talented individuals but as a trio they really are a force to be...

Radio Cymru – interview and airplay

Sesiwn Fach, BBC Radio Cymru – presented by Idris Morris and featuring an interview with Oliver Wilson-Dickson.

You can ‘listen again’ to the interview and 3 tracks from the album by...

NetRhythms album review

From NetRhythms

Those with knowledge of the Welsh language will be familiar with the concept of “alaw”, which quite literally means “melody”, and this CD by the recently-constituted trio of...

Folk Wales review of ALAW EP

Alaw’s EP is a little gem. Alaw, Welsh for melody, is the alluring interplay when violin and guitar meet, an amazing collaboration between Oli and Dylan Fowler, both musicians in...