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Tell Tale Tusk

Tell Tale Tusk make use of spellbinding three-part vocal harmonies to weave around melodious instrumentals to create a take on folk that is bold and original. As well as inventive interpreters and skillful arrangers of music from the British Isles, the ensemble are prolific writers, adding their distinctive and astute voices to modern day folksong.

From selecting traditional material with strong female characters to penning socially conscious original material about climate change, Tell Tale Tusk continue the tradition of using folksong to protest and question the status quo.

The ensemble have grown and developed together over the years, emerging first as an a Capella trio, before collecting a fiddle player and setting hands upon new instruments to explore and expand their palette. Since December 2017, the group have been collaborating with cellists in order to round out their sound and delve deeper in the possibilities of groove and harmony. 

Their highly collaborative process and different musical backgrounds inform the diverse styles and varied sounds that can be heard within their music.