Since the launch of her debut EP Seeing Things in 2013, Hannah’s subsequent records have garnered acclaim for their diversity and ingenuity: working with anti-slavery charity No More Traffik to record the a cappella collection Freedom Songs, launched at a sell-out gig at Belfast’s historic Crumlin Road Gaol; and most recently, teaming up with author Jan Carson to record Disappear Here, a set of songs inspired by Jan’s novel Malcolm Orange Disappears.
With a back catalogue of appearances including RTE’s Other Voices, with Go Wolf at SXSW, supporting slots with The Gloaming, SOAK, Gungor and Foy Vance - never mind a Culture NI trade delegation to Brussels - Hannah has developeda more sophisticated sound and into a bolder artistduring a couple of action-packed years.
Now, her new record Wind Machine is the culmination of lessons learnt on the road and in the studio. With a fuller band, a completely analogue recording process working alongside the legendary Julie McClarnon (King Creosote, Neutral Milk Hotel), and a desire to explore new boundaries, Hannah’s latest music is packed full of surprises.
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