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.
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)