Yesterday's rehearsal at Bedlington Community Centre built upon sessions in which Becky Unthank
and band member Niopha Keegan have helped the choirs develop their technique.
When rough sleeper Eddie Unthank
woke up on Thursday, he saw several cars struggling in the snow as they tried to get up the steep bank leading into Newcastle's Carliol Square car park.
New signs go up Wednesday at Unthank
Hall, the University of Oregon dormitory recently renamed because of the Klu Klux Klan past of its former namesake.
On stage, the Unthank
sisters' vocals are augmented by piano, double bass, violin and clarinet, and the set blends songs and poems composed by Molly Drake, mother of folk legend Nick.
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Tyneside folk-singing sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank
have received a Mercury Prize nomination and a MOJO Magazine Award.
THE UNTHANKS - MOUNT THE AIR SISTERS Rachel and Becky Unthank
are among Folk music's biggest stars, and Mount The Air is their first album of original material since 2011's Last and, as such, has been eagerly awaited by connoisseurs of their voice-led folk.
Fronted by sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank
, it is their gorgeous harmonising which makes this such a rewarding listen.
MARION MCMULLEN talks style and shoes with singing sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank
, aka The Unthanks
, as they prepare to release new album Mount The Air on February 9 ahead of their UK tour What are you wearing at the moment?
Known for their ability to take traditional repertoire and reinvent it for contemporary ears, folk artists Sam Lee and Rachel and Becky Unthank
(above) collaborate for the first time in this poignant project to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the war.
Folk is experiencing a UK renaissance and RACHEL UNTHANK
AND THE WINTERSET are far more accessible than the stereotypical bearded blokes associated with the genre.