This project is currently paused due to the time pressure of having a young family. I do however you find the videos, podcasts, interviews and articles on this page insightful. And do get in touch if you'd like to ask any further questions!
This website is about exploring the age-old connection between music, loss and grief. Music has the potential not only to help us cope with loss, but also to help us navigate grief and to grieve well.
The legendary Scottish folk singer caught up with SLH to record two videos and discuss death and grief in the folk tradition.
The video for 'A Keen' was featured in Songlines Magazine (full article coming soon).
A seven part musical and textual series by Douglas MacGregor exploring the connections between music, loss, grief and healing arising from his personal experience of delayed grief 25 years after he lost his mother to cancer at the age of seven.
SLH recorded one of his songs, the hauntingly beautiful and deeply moving 'Uses of Trauma', in the otherworldly atmosphere of the stunning Old Govan Parish Church in Glasgow.
In a brutally honest interview, we also spoke with him about his experiences with music, loss, grief and trauma.