DKOS Artists 1st Feb 2024 :- Caragh. – Liv Dawn. – Odia. – Tàmh. – Vàgr……
Caragh is a singer-songwriter from Glasgow, Scotland. Her debut album ‘Pieces of Me’ was released in September 2023 and navigates the initiation into parenthood. She explores the impact this had on her relationships, her evolution as a woman and what it felt like to embody an expanded version of her world.
Throughout 2023, Caragh released ‘Panic Attack’, ‘Bones of You’, ‘Sail Away With Me’ and ‘Sky Goddess’ all of received support from Jim Gellatly (Amazing Radio), Iain Anderson (BBC Radio Scotland) and Nico (Celtic Music Radio) among others.
Liv Dawn is a folk-pop singer-songwriter from Loch Lomond. Much like storytelling, Liv crafts compelling tales relating to everyday life and relationships in the hopes that it will resonate with her listeners.
Liv’s prowess to hold an audience with her powerful vocals will always provide a captivating yet intimate show. Liv has performed at acclaimed Scottish venues such as Saint Luke’s and the Winged Ox, The Classic Grand Stand and King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut.
Liv was selected as a finalist in the prestigious BBC Radio Scotland Singer-Songwriter of the Year Award and showcased her talent during the live final, gaining praise from industry personalities such as Horse McDonald, Ricky Ross and Grant Stott.
Liv has since played sold-out headline shows and performed at festivals including Edinburgh Fringe, Country to Country, HowTheLightGetsIn, Leigh Folk Festival, Belladrum and Eden Festival. Liv released her debut EP ‘Beautiful Daydream’ in Summer 2023, which received support from media including Amazing Radio, BBC Radio Scotland, Northern Exposure Magazine, Daily Record, The Scotsman, SNACK Mag, and The Skinny Magazine. ‘Beautiful Daydream’ holds five highly personal tracks about growing up, falling in and out of love, longing for new adventures, chasing dreams and finding happiness. Boasting a wonderland of acoustic sound and drawing
Odia fuse Celtic, World and Electronica to make a tasty blend of music that will give you a sense of reflection and exploration of your emotions. Exploring body and mind through contemporary Scottish dance, with a visual wonderland.
Born during Lock Down, Odia started as an online adventure by Stuart looking to collaborate with like minded musicians but also pursue new musical flavours from around the globe. What was supposed to be one tune as an experiment to see if this was possible turned into a 4 track debut EP entitled, Home. 3 further single releases and a debut Album – Prize Fighter. This meaning is a representation of your connection to Home, essentially as long as we have music then home can be anywhere and not just one single place.
Trig are a trio of young musicians specialising in traditional and contemporary Scottish and Irish tunes as well as their own compositions inspired by the rural area in which they grew up and the Celtic tradition. Their melodies are performed on wooden flute, whistles, Highland pipes (Angus Wilson), and button accordion (George Glyn-Jones) with accompaniment from bodhrán, djembe (George), cittern, guitar, and mandolin (Forbes Wilson).
Vàgr, named for the Old Norse word meaning ‘sea’ or ‘wave’, is Claudia Edwards (fiddle) and Joanna Stark (cello). Their dynamic, emerging duo explores the interplay between classical and folk music—producing a sound both fresh and familiar, riveting and poised. Joanna is an eclectic cross-genre cello and fiddle player from Newport-on-Tay in Fife, who recently completed her MMus in Cello Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Claudia Edwards is a Florida-born fiddler living in Glasgow, who graduated with an MMus in Traditional Music from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in June 2022.