Lewis & Clarke - Triumvirate  - Out on 09 September 2014
  • Coope Boyes and Simpson – In Flanders Fields

    Featured Album: In Flanders Fields

    With 20 years of Peace Concerts Coope Boyes & Simpson have channelled their amazing repertoire into ‘In Flanders Fields’, creating a poignant remembrance and a prayer for peace.
  • Artist of the Month: Dougie Maclean

    Artist of the Month: Dougie Maclean

    Read our in-depth interview with Dougie MacLean and review of his latest symphomic offering 'Til Tomorrw'.
  • 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.
  • Skerryvore - Chasing the Sun

    Featured Album: Chasing the Sun

    Skerryvore are on a globe trotting mission to take their bold celtic-rock fusion to the world and with the excellent Chasing The Sun have an album to continue their upward trajectory.
  • Naomi Bedford – A History Of Insolence

    Featured Album: A History Of Insolence

    A voice that sticks like velcro and seduces like silk…words used to describe Naomi Bedford’s singing voice…can it get much better? Yes it can.
  • 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.
  • Betty and The Boy - The Wreckage

    Featured Album: The Wreckage

    Betty And The Boy release their outstanding debut album like a phoenix taking flight in a whirlwind of stunning musicianship and contrasting, genre bending styles.
  • The Young Folk - The Little Battle

    Featured Album: The Little Battle

    Dublin alt-folk quartet The Young Folk's debut album ‘The Little Battle’ may well find their backyard takes on global proportions.
  • Vena Portae

    Featured Album: Vena Portae

    Vena Portae joins Emily Barker, Dom Coyote and Ruben Engzell for a wonderful album of superbly crafted songs. Read our review + Album Preview
Song Premiere & Song of the Day: Roxanne de Bastion  - Seeing You

Premiere & Song of the Day: Roxanne de Bastion – Seeing You

Song of the Day

We have a special song premiere today from Roxanne de Bastion. ‘Seeing You’ is the title track of this young troubadour’s new EP who is touring the UK in September.

Danny and The Champions of the World - The Windsor, Bangor (Open House Festival)

Danny and The Champions of the World – The Windsor, Bangor (Open House Festival)

Live Reviews

Danny and The Champions of the World put on a great show at The Windsor in Bangor. Surefire contenders for best performance of the 2014 Open House Festival.

C. Strøm - I Have Heard of a Land (Video Premiere & Song o the Day)

C. Strøm – I Have Heard of a Land (Video Premiere & Song of the Day)

Features

Our Song of the Day is from Christian Strøm of Ålesund, Norway. I Have Heard of a Land is the title track of his new album, watch the video première here which features archive footage from 1938.

Skerryvore - Chasing The Sun

Skerryvore – Chasing The Sun

Album Reviews

Skerryvore are on a globe trotting mission to take their bold celtic-rock fusion to the world and with the excellent Chasing The Sun have an album to continue their upward trajectory.

James Yorkston - The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society review

James Yorkston – The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society

Album Reviews

The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society is an album replete with delicate, elusive joys and eloquent, autumnal sadness from one of FRUK’s favourite all-time artists James Yorkston.

Kat Quinn - Little Rose

Kat Quinn – Little Rose

Features

We have a lovely video première today from Kat Quinn for Little Rose. She offers a winning combination of great vocals and lyrics that will warm the hearts of any audience.

Dacosta Woltz's Southern Broadcasters - John Brown's Dream

Dacosta Woltz’s Southern Broadcasters – John Brown’s Dream

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from the 2004 album “Back Roads to Cold Mountain”. Listen to Dacosta Woltz’s Southern Broadcasters performing John Brown’s Dream.

Ben Seretan - Light Leaks

Ben Seretan – Light Leaks

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from Brooklyn based artist Ben Seretan. Light Leaks is from Ben’s new eponymously titled new album out on digital, cassette, and double LP October 28th.

Robbie Basho Tribute Concert Film

Robbie Basho Tribute Concert Film

Music News

On August 23rd at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia there is a very special concert taking place featuring artists that have all featured on FRUK: Daniel Bachman, Glenn Jones, Arborea, and Ryley Walker.

Skyhook - At the Stringsmith's Forge

Skyhook – At the Stringsmith’s Forge

Album Reviews

In Skyhook’s return to the scene, At the Stringsmith’s Forge, we’re treated once again to a musical collection that delights the listener and generously rewards their attention.

Agnes Obel - Fuel To Fire

Agnes Obel – Fuel To Fire

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from Agnes Obel, Fuel to the Fire is taken from her second album ‘Aventine’. Watch her beautiful new video produced by David Dean Burkhart.

Naomi Bedford - A History Of Insolence

Naomi Bedford – A History Of Insolence

Album Reviews

A voice that sticks like velcro and seduces like silk…words used to describe Naomi Bedford’s singing voice…can it get much better? Yes it can, A History of Insolence is a sure winner.

The Eastern - Ballyholme Yacht Club (Open House Festival 2014)

The Eastern – Ballyholme Yacht Club (Open House Festival 2014)

Live Reviews

New Zealand string band The Eastern take to the stage in Ballyholme Yacht Club as part of the 2014 Open House Festival and go down a treat! Check our live review.

Thumbnail image for Betty and The Boy – The Wreckage

Betty and The Boy – The Wreckage

Album Reviews

Betty And The Boy emerge from The Wreckage, their outstanding debut album like a phoenix taking flight in a whirlwind of stunning musicianship and contrasting, genre bending styles.