Laurel Canyon Music are proud to present a double header of great music at one of London’s favourite and intimate music venues.
EMMA BALLANTINE will be releasing her excellent new EP called ‘Somebody’s Story’, based on stories sent to her by other people. Featured by Q Magazine and tipped by Glamour as ‘One to Watch in 2016’, Emma Ballantine is rapidly gaining recognition for powerful songwriting and a ‘shapeshifting vocal gift’ (Gigslutz). A finalist in the UK Unsigned Songwriter of the Year competition, Emma’s music has been played by BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music and BBC Introducing, and she has been described by Resonance FM as ‘a unique voice among modern songwriters’.
Emma has toured around the UK and Germany, playing at festivals including Glastonbury, Sidmouth Folk Week and Home Farm Festival. Originally from Salisbury and now based in London, she has played some of the capital’s best known venues, such as The Bedford, The Troubadour, The Barfly and Hard Rock Cafe. Emma’s latest EP, Tourist, reached no.15 in the iTunes charts
TRACEY BROWNE is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and session singer; her credits include recording projects by Thea Gilmore, Nigel Stonier and a host of independent artists.
From producing and recording other artists, to singing and playing live with bands and songwriters of many different genres, Tracey has become one of the most versatile musicians to work with in the UK. Playing guitar, piano, tenor guitar, bass guitar, Q-chord and providing outstanding vocals, both on her own songs and harmonising with others, she is in demand on the professional circuit.
Tracey trained as a sound engineer at Manchester’s ‘Airtight Studios’, where she recorded and mixed her 2 EP’s, ‘Tooth and Nail’, (2007) and ‘The Cat and the Moon’, (2009), her album ‘Everyone Is Ordinary’, (2012) and her duo album with Raevennan Husbandes ‘East by North West’ (2015). A brand new album is due to be released in the autumn of 2017.