The musical paths of Erin Dempsey and Ellen Gibling converged in 2015 to form the vibrant traditional duo Ragged Robin. The result of a playful collaborative process, Deep in the Tangled Wood is their expression of the joy and poignancy of traditional Irish music.
released October 12, 2016
Erin - flute, whistle, vocals
Ellen - harp, backing vocals
Compositions are traditional except:
Gort na Móna - Michael Rooney -IMRO R0129107
Catherine O'More, Clergy's Lamentation - Turlough O'Carolan
The Morning Thrush - James Ennis
Tangled Wood - Erin Dempsey
The King of Middle Five - Sean Dempsey
All tracks arranged by Ragged Robin.
Recorded, mixed, and produced by Dany Bouchard at Abercorn Studio, Sutton, Quebec
Mastered by Luke Batiot, Village Sound Studios, Halifax www.villagesoundstudios.com
Illustrations & design by Meredith Sadler
Photography by Izzy Dempsey