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Airplay on Scotland’s ‘Folkal Point’

‘In The Darkness’ will be included in the play list of Colin MacDonald’s radio show, Folkal Point, on 2nd JANUARY 2020 https://folkalpoint.scot/

FOLKAL POINT is broadcast simultaneously (Thursdays, 10pm – midnight) across the Cowal Peninsula via Dunoon Community Radio – 97.4 FM and online*, by MKB Independent Radio online from Scotland to the world, across Renfrewshire by Paisley FM 107.5, (with DAB+ to greater Glasgow), by 60 North Radio from Shetland, 242 Radio online “from Edinburgh to the world” and Two Lochs Radio (Wester Ross) on 106 and 106.6 FM and online. Folkal Point timeshifts on Crystal FM 107.4 from Penicuik, serving south-west Midlothian (Thursdays,11 pm -1 am) with a 10am – midday Friday repeat, then Saturdays (10pm-midnight) on HBS in Glasgow and Paisley. The programme is also re-transmitted (globally!) online three times a week on its Essential Channel by Blues and Roots Radio from Canada. 242 Radio from Edinburgh airs a Friday repeat from midday, there’s also a Friday airing online from 2pm on MKB Independent Radio, while 60 North Radio from Shetland offers a Saturday repeat between 9-11pm and listeners across Cowal have a second chance to catch the programme on DCR between 10pm and midnight on Sundays.

Live session for Brighton’s Radio Reverb

Jade, Simon and Ian played a live session for Pete Jones’ show on Brighton’s Radio Reverb on Monday 18th Nov 2019. The session featured the new single ‘In The Darkness’ as well as three other tracks which are on the forthcoming debut album due out 28th February 2020 : ‘Butterfly’, ‘Songbirds’, ‘Double Rainbow’…

Ian Roland on Pete Jones show for Radio Reverb, Brighton 18th November 2019
Ian Roland on Pete Jones show for Radio Reverb, Brighton 18th November 2019

In The Darkness – single release – Saturday 2nd November 2019

In The Darkness is the first single to be released from the forthcoming album and will be available online at the following digital stores from Saturday 2nd November 2019: Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music, Pandora, YouTube Music, Google Play, Shazam, TIDAL, Deezer, Napster, Beatport, 7Digital.

Ian Roland & The Subtown Set - In The Darkness - single
Ian Roland & The Subtown Set – In The Darkness – single release, Saturday 2nd November 2019

Live radio session for Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking

Jade, Simon and I travelled over to Woking to play on Kieran’s Crossing The Tracks radio show for Radio Woking on Mon 21st October 2019…We played a few tracks from the new album, ‘Double Rainbow’, which is due for release 28th Feb 2020…

Listen again at https://www.mixcloud.com/radiowoking/crossing-the-tracks-with-kieran-cooke-211019-with-guests-ian-roland-and-the-subtown-set

Ian Roland & The Subtown Set
Ian Roland & The Subtown Set and Kieran, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking
Ian Roland & The Subtown Set and Kieran, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking
Ian Roland & The Subtown Set, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking
Ian Roland & The Subtown Set and Kieran, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking
Ian Roland, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking
Ian Roland & The Subtown Set and Kieran, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking
Simon Yapp, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking
Ian Roland & The Subtown Set and Kieran, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking
Jade Woodhouse, Crossing The Tracks, Radio Woking

BBC Radio Kent – live session for ‘Kent Folk’

We really enjoyed playing on Doug Welch’s radio show ‘Kent Folk’ on Sunday 13th October 2019, on BBC Radio Kent. We played ‘Butterfly’ and ‘Double Rainbow’ live and then Doug played ‘The Valley’ and ‘In The Darkness’ from CD.

The show is available to listen to again, for a limited time, at www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07nwf6l

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(Left to right) Simon Yapp, Doug Welch, Ian Roland at our live session for Doug’s ‘Kent Folk’ radio show on BBC Radio Kent