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Clippings 2015


December 2015

What an honour to be included in the “Best of 2015” albums picked by SingOut!

Paste Magazine

November 2015

AVB is in some great company on this list of “10 More Obscure Folk Albums to Add to Your Collection“!

Shetland News

November 2015

Read all about AVB at the Thomas Fraser Festival straight from Shetland, UK right HERE!


October 2015

There is a new review of The Newpart from the UK just in time for our upcoming tour! Read the whole article right HERE.

Jazz Weekly

July 2015

The Newpart has been reviewed in Jazz Weekly! Check out the article right HERE!

Concerts-Review Blog (in French)

July 2015

Our French fans and friends can read a review of our Brosella concert in Belgium right HERE.

FOLK Magazine

June 2015

Especially for our good friends in Belgium – read a review of “The Newpart” right HERE (opens PDF).

Penguin Eggs

Summer 2015

Alberta has weighed in on The Newpart and you can read the full review right HERE (opens PDF).

Le Canard Folk

June 2015

It’s our first review of The Newpart from Belgium! Practice your French and check it HERE (opens PDF).

Spiral Earth

May 27, 2015

Read a great review of The Newpart courtesy of Spiral Earth right HERE.

CultureHUB Magazine

May 22, 2015

More love coming from Belfast! Check out this review of our live show at The Black Box HERE.

Gigging NI

May 2015

Belfast is talking about our live show! Read their thoughts right HERE.

Music Network

May 2015

Check out a little of what’s going on during AVB’s Ireland tour HERE and HERE.

R2 Magazine

May-June 2015

A fresh review of The Newpart straight from the UK right HERE.


May 2015

You can check out Stevie Connor’s review of The Newpart HERE.

No Depression

May 10, 2015

The roots music magazine featured an interview with April that you read all about right HERE.

The Irish News

May 8, 2015

Check out April’s interview with the Irish News HERE (opens PDF).

The Irish Times

May 1, 2015

Read a review of The Newpart straight from Ireland right HERE!

Lonesome Highway

April 2015

Check out Ronnie Norton’s interview and music review HERE.

Ottawa Life Magazine

April 29, 2015

We’re feeling the love Ottawa! You can read all about it right HERE!

Wig Bubbles Blog

April 28, 2015

Click HERE to read a beautiful and honest feature by Allan Wigney

Gigging NI

April 2015

Check out the interview and review of The Newpart with Northern Ireland’s event and gig website right HERE.

PRI’s The World

April 23, 2015

April was featured on PRI’s The World, with host Marco Werman.  Click HERE to view the PDF article, and below to listen to the interview that was aired around “the world”.

Northern Sky Magazine

April 20, 2015

Allan Wilkinson reviewed The Newpart. Check out what he thinks right HERE!

The Wire Magazine

April 2015

Check us out in The Wire right here (opens image).

New Country UK

April 19, 2015

It’s a rave review, straight from the UK! Check out the whole article here.

April 2015

Mike Davies, from this respected folk community, reviewed The Newpart. You can read all about what he had to say right here!

Ottawa Citizen

April 13, 2015

Thank you Patrick Langston for the great interview and feedback on The Newpart. You can read the article straight from Canada’s National Capital right here (opens PDF).

Three Chords and the Truth UK

April 9, 2015

Great appreciation for The Newpart straight from the UK! Read everything David has to say right here.

The Eganville Leader

April 8, 2015

There is a lot of love coming from the Ottawa Valley, specifically from Eganville. You can read Terry Fleurie’s whole article right here (opens PDF).


April 8, 2015

Read the review this independently owned international magazine wrote about The Newpart right here.

New Canadian Music

April 7, 2015

As an authority on new Canadian artists, we appreciate Kerry Doole’s review of our latest release.

Renfrew Mercury

April 7, 2015

The Renfrew Mercury in the heart of the Ottawa Valley celebrates April’s career & new release here!


April 7, 2015

Check out Heartstrings’ exclusive interview with April, discussing her life, her music and The Newpart right here.


April 2015

MusicRiot, a music website out of the UK, had a chance to review The Newpart and you can read all about it here.


April 3, 2015

A North East England based ‘all genre’ music blog has reviewed The Newpart. Check out what they think right here.

No Depression

March 31, 2015

An online roots music community in the UK, No Depression, reviewed The Newpart here.

World Music Central

March 2015

A thank you to Angel Romero for reviewing The Newpart for the online world music magazine. Check out what she thought right here!

The Irish Post

March 21, 2015

The Irish Post is giving The Newpart 4 Stars! Read all about it right here (opens attachment).

The European Bluegrass Blog

March 19, 2015

Read all about what’s being said about April and her new album in Europe right here.

Pembroke Observer

March 2015

An announcement of the upcoming release of The Newpart straight from April’s hometown. Read all about it right here!

Georgia Straight

March 2015

Read all about April and her music in Canada’s largest urban weekly newspaper, Georgia Straight.

La Source

March 2015

Check out La Source’s great article, particularly for our Francophone friends!

Atlantic Breeze

February 12, 2015

Thank you John Gavin for rating The Newpart high on your rating list! See all the details of his review right here.

Pure M Magazine

February 12, 2015

Staff writer Dave Simpson reviews April’s upcoming release, The Newpart, for this Irish media entertainment news company. Check out his thoughts right here! (Opens link).