• Jon Allen - Deep River

    Featured Album: Deep River

    With the release of ‘Deep River’ Folk Radio UK talks exclusively to Jon Allen about his third album and the inspiration behind it.
  • Gramercy Arms - The Seasons of Love

    Featured Album: The Seasons of Love

    Gramercy Arms are back with a stunning collection of Dave Derby power poppers featuring Lloyd Cole, Joan Wasser & Tanya Donnelly. Read our review & interview.
  • Loudon Wainwright III – I Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)

    Featured Album: I Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)

    I Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet) finds Loudon Wainwright III in tip-top form as he documents the injustices and irritations of life and love.
  • Adrian Roye And The Exiles - Reclaimed

    Featured Album: Reclaimed

    Adrian Roye And The Exiles were invited by Michael Chorney to Vermont to record and the wonderful Reclaimed results. Laced with sweet melody, it’s a blissful musical breeze in the sultry summer.
  • John Fullbright - Songs

    Featured Album: Songs

    On the eve of his return to the UK, John Fullbright’s new album Songs is primed for release giving double cause for celebration.
  • Hillary Reynolds Band – The Miles Before Us

    Featured Album: The Miles Before Us

    The Hillary Reynolds Band are an extremely talented Boston based quintet and The Miles Before Us is the departure point for a boundless musical journey.
  • Artist of the Month: Richard Thompson

    Artist of the Month: Richard Thompson

    Acoustic Classics are a collection of 14 tracks culled from Richard Thompson’s 40 plus year career. These all new acoustic recordings will keep even the devoted fans happy.
  • Stu Larsen - Vagabond

    Featured Album: Vagabond

    On an epic journey, taking pictures and writing songs along the way, Stu Larsen lives up to the title of his brilliant new album Vagabond.
  • Dougie MacLean with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra – Till Tomorrow

    Featured Album: Till Tomorrow

    Forty years in the making and the perfect way for Dougie & his substantial audience to celebrate a career that has given so much to tradition-based music in Scotland.
  • Trampled by Turtles - Wild Animals

    Featured Album: Wild Animals

    Trampled By Turtles team up with Low’s Alan Sparhawk to create Wild Animals an album of bold musical invention and boundless vision.
  • Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar - The Call

    Featured Album: The Call

    The Call marks the pinnacle of two astonishing years of consecutive Folk Award triumphs, as Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar deliver a masterful second album.
  • Aynur - Hevra

    Featured Album: Hevra

    Kurdish singer Aynur has teamed up with flamenco guitar virtuoso Javier Limón, creating a bold new fusion...one of the finds of the year so far.
  • Fernhill - Amser

    Featured Album: Amser

    Their latest offering 'Amser' proves yet again that Fernhill are one of the finest folk groups we are blessed to be able to witness today.
Track Premiere: Rachel Newton - The Fairy Man (Song of the Day)

Track Premiere: Rachel Newton – The Fairy Man (Song of the Day)

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from Rachel Newton’s forthcoming album Changeling. The Fairy Man was written by Scottish poet Sydney Goodsir Smith and features Adam Holmes on lead vocals.

Dougie MacLean Interview

Dougie MacLean – Artist of the Month Interview

Artist of the Month

Our Artist of the Month for August is Dougie MacLean who celebrates 40 years as a professional musician, read our exclusive in-depth interview in which we look back at his career and to the future.

Thumbnail image for John Fullbright – Songs Interview (Part 1)

John Fullbright – Songs Interview (Part 1)

Featured Albums

With a superb new album, Songs and a schedule that sees John Fullbright in the UK for two tours, FRUK caught up with him for an exclusive chat about his art and what makes him tick. (Part 1 of 2)

Video Première: Edd Donovan & The Wandering Moles - The Stone (+ Tour Dates)

Video Première: Edd Donovan & The Wandering Moles – The Stone (+ Tour Dates)

Features

Watch our exclusive video première from Edd Donovan & The Wandering Moles for ‘The Stone’, the title track from his new EP. Plus UK tour dates, one of which will be broadcast live on the internet.

Marissa Nadler - Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings (Father John Misty)

Marissa Nadler – Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings (Father John Misty)

Folk | Roots | Americana Music News

Listen to Marissa Nadler’s cover of Father John Misty’s ‘Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings’, part of a split 7″ single for which FJM returns the honour with a cover of ‘Drive’.

The Webb Sisters @ WM Jazz Club (O2 Arena) 25 July

The Webb Sisters @ WM Jazz Club (O2 Arena) 25 July

Live Reviews

Paul heads to the WM Jazz Club in the O2 Arena to catch an intimate evening with The Webb Sisters who put on a great night with some unexpected covers for good measure.

Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin -Elegy & Whitsun Dance

Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin – Elegy & Whitsun Dance

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Elegy & Whitsun Dance was filmed during the recording of their new album Live In Calstock.

Bill Callahan new video 'Javelin Unlanding' and Tour

Bill Callahan new video ‘Javelin Unlanding’ and Tour

Folk | Roots | Americana Music News

Bill Callahan reveals a new video for Javelin Unlanding in which he takes shape as the moon, surveying the earth below. Watch it here and get those tour dates in your diary.

Stu Larsen Interview

Stu Larsen Interview

Featured Albums

With Stu Larsen launching his new Passenger produced album ‘Vagabond’ at St Pancras Old Church FRUK grab the opportunity for an exclusive chat.

FRUK Presents: Otis Gibbs - 'It Was A Train' (Under the Apple Tree Session)

FRUK Presents: Otis Gibbs – ‘It Was A Train’ (Under the Apple Tree Session)

Features

We have a real treat today: our very first collaboration with Bob Harris’ and Under The Apple Tree sessions. Watch the wonderful Otis Gibbs performing in It Was A Train from his new album.

Introducing: Mortal Tides

Introducing: Mortal Tides

Introducing

Introducing Cambridge based band Mortal Tides, none of whom are a day over 17 years of age. Hard to believe when you hear them play. Listen to Houses and Drums from their new EP.

Jo Freya – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Jo Freya – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Interviews

We continue our series of ‘Sidmouth Folk Week Memories’ on the countdown to to their Diamond Anniversary with multi-instrumentalist and singer Jo Freya.

Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams - UK & European Tour (+ Song of the Day)

Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams – UK & European Tour (+ Song of the Day)

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams with Water. They arrive in the UK next month for a series of tour dates as well as Ireland and Europe.

Adrian Roye And The Exiles - Reclaimed

Adrian Roye And The Exiles – Reclaimed

Featured Albums

Adrian Roye And The Exiles were invited by Michael Chorney to Vermont to record and the wonderful Reclaimed results. Laced with sweet melody, it’s a blissful musical breeze in the sultry summer.