Hover Reviews

Mojo Music Magazine – Colin Irwin

4th September, 2018

Sometimes, a humble solo fiddler is all you need. One of The Demon Barbers, Bryony Griffith’s “traditional tunes for an English fiddle player”, is sublime. From the opening Morris tune, Constant Billy, through a broad gamut of hornpipes and jigs, her touch and tone is almost an affirmation of time-honoured Read More

Folk Radio UK review by Joe Crane

17th July, 2018

“It is such an outstanding and major contribution to English fiddle playing that it should be heard throughout the land and considered the high water mark of England’s music.”   In recent times English fiddling has started to revive after so long being submerged underneath concertinas and melodeons. Though Northumberland Read More

Tykes News review by Mary Humphreys

17th July, 2018

This is a purely instrumental album of a wonderful variety of tunes from the (mainly) English tradition. Bryony is joined in a beautifully unobtrusive fashion by Ian Stephenson on guitar and double bass on some tracks. Ian is also responsible for recording, mixing and mastering of the album. Multi-tasking of Read More

Folking.com review by Dai Jeffries

17th July, 2018

It’s funny how things go but there seems to something of a resurgence in English fiddle music at the moment. Hover is Bryony’s second solo album although these are in addition to her work with The Witches Of Elswick, partner Will Hampson and The Demon Barbers. Although mostly solo, Ian Read More