The Unsung Roots are a young folk duo blurring the edges between traditional and contemporary music. On their new EP, released 30th June 2016, they expand their musical horizons, exploring new sounds and styles. Being multi-instrumentalists, the duo demonstrate a wide variety of instrumentation, playing all instruments on the EP themselves.

The Unsung Roots live performance is a diverse experience, from driving fiddle and banjo tunes to heartfelt songs. The duo’s voices and instruments blend effortlessly, shifting between original and traditional music.

Currently studying music and music technology at Birmingham Conservatoire, Seth started playing music at the age of seven. He is classically trained on the violin although now focuses purely on folk music. Seth’s other instruments include the accordion, viola, mandolin and double bass, playing all of these on The Unsung Roots’ album and EP.
Katie is a natural instrumentalist, singing lead vocals and playing a range of instruments including banjo, guitar, piano and clarinet. Her inspiration lies in country, bluegrass and folk music, growing up to the sounds of Nancy Griffiths and Joni Mitchell. She now studies music at the University of Sheffield.