A POCKET OF WIND RESISTANCE | THE GUARDIAN ★★★★★

Karine Polwart with Pippa Murphy:

A Pocket of Wind Resistance review – warm, wise, compelling 

5/5stars 

Emily Mackay 

Sunday 26 November 2017 

The ground around her has long given inspiration to Scottish folk artist…

A POCKET OF WIND RESISTANCE | THE OBSERVER ★★★★★

Karine Polwart with Pippa Murphy: A Pocket of Wind Resistance review – warm, wise, compelling 
5 / 5 stars 

Emily Mackay 

Sunday 26 November 2017

The ground around her has long given inspiration to Scottish folk…

SONGLINES BEST ALBUM OF 2017 | A POCKET OF WIND RESISTANCE

Karine Polwart 

A Pocket of Wind Resistance 

(Hudson Records) 

From the first note to the final, pulsing heartbeat, this is not merely an album of songs but a full 57-minute composite of music, field recording, song…

WIND RESISTANCE : THE EXPRESS : ★★★★

Karine Polwart - A Pocket Of Wind Resistance review: Beautiful and brilliant 

By MARTIN TOWNSEND  

Nov 19, 2017

4 / 5 stars 

It’s hard to believe that the carving of a child’s crib or the…

A POCKET OF WIND RESISTANCE : FATEA

 

This release is definitely one to treasure. An absolute gem. 

David Kidman

A Pocket Of Wind Resistance perhaps isn't to be regarded a new Karine Polwart album in the conventional sense. Rather, it's a "journey for…

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FAIREST FLOO'ER : SPIRAL EARTH

By Dave Kushar 

For a short spell when a majority of activity grinds to a halt around Christmas I find the stillness requires a special musical accompaniment. Something to complement the thin winter sunlight and the raw weather. If you're…
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TRACES : THE SPHINX ★★★★★

By Ian D. Hall -  14 August 2012


There are just some musicians who shouldn’t be allowed, by act of law if need be, to be away from the public eye for too long. Scotland’s Karine Polwart is one such…
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TRACES : BBC MUSIC

Jude Rogers 2012

An album that will live long, an album to live with, and live in.

Pick characters you'd expect to kick off contemporary folk songs, and you might not name Farrah Fawcett and Steve McQueen. But Karine Polwart's…