An album that has to be immersed in and savoured, there’s nobody else out there making music quite like this Richard Dawson has always been an artist who ploughs his own furrow, so to speak. He could be described as avant-garde folk, but that doesn’t even quite begin to describe his more challenging output. One minute he could be recording a relatively accessible song about a parent watching his child’s football match or about going jogging to combat anxiety, the next he could be collaborating with a Finnish heavy metal act.
The Ruby Cord by Richard Dawson One thing's for sure: you can't fault Richard Dawson's ambition or work ethic. During the pandemic he started up home-recording project Bulbils with his partner Sally Pilkington (to date they've released 70 albums via Bandcamp). Last November he put out the ….