© 2020 by Jordan Aikin

Bursting on to the folk scene from Newcastle, Jordan Aikin and Bad Phantom are set to debut their music this year, firing out tunes from the pen of Jordan Aikin. Inspired by Aikin's research into his family history, this original material evokes stories of past times and is combined with a contemporary edge, full of fire and vitality. Featuring members of Pons Aelius, Rob Heron and The Tea Pad Orchestra, Dallahan, Taupe, The Flyting and Birlinn Jiarg.

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The Band: 

Jordan Aikin: Bagpipes and Whistles

Sam Partridge - Flutes and Uilleann pipes

Colin Nicholson - Accordion

Alasdair Paul - Guitar 

Bevan Morris - Bass 

Adam Stapleford - Drum Kit 

"Aikin's writing is rich with character and creatively woven into the unmistakable rhythmic and harmonic underworld of Bad Phantom. I can't help but be drawn in by the broad range of themes and the fearless honesty of the musicianship. " - Calum MacCrimmon (Breabach, Tryst, Man's Ruin)