Adam Holmes crafts lyrics that resonate like old folk songs, set to melodies rooted in haunting slow airs. John Martyn’s strum and sting, laced with a slice of Celtic soul and a touch of traditional folk.

The 24-year-old Edinburgh-born singer/songwriter is one of the brightest rising stars on the Scottish music scene, with influences from either side of the Atlantic mixing traditional and contemporary folk with his own brand of Americana.