Songwriter, Ian Roland, and arranger-composer, Simon Yapp, produce unique Roots, Contemporary Folk music, full of heart-strung orchestration and up-close, life-drenched lyrics. They work from Subtown Studios, in Brighton, UK, with other local musicians joining them for sessions and gigs.

Based near Brighton, Ian plays live as a solo act and also as a duo, with violinist Simon Yapp. They have supported acts such as Martin Simpson, The Black Feathers, Stick In The Wheel, TV Smith, Robb Johnson, Boo Hewerdine, Robert Vincent.

Ian Roland - vocals, guitars

Ian Roland – vocals, guitars


Simon Yapp - vocals, violin

Simon Yapp – vocals, violin


Jade Woodhouse - vocals, cello

Jade Woodhouse – vocals, cello

Nick VanVlanderan drums recording May 2019

Nick Van Vlaenderen – drums

Ruby Rose – vocals

Brione Jackson - cello, vocals

Brione Jackson – cello, vocals