With a tour of Canada just finished FRUk catch up with the UK’s finest clawhammer banjo player Dan Walsh. He talks about his music as well as his work with the Live Music Now scheme.
The Silver Lake Chorus is one of the most unexpectedly contemporary-sounding records you are likely this year, featuring some truly top drawer songs, made to measure, by some of the finest songwriters around.
Watch the new animated video from Neko Case, K.D. Lang and Laura Veirs’ for ‘Atomic Number’, inspired by a man searching for a soul mate with the same atomic number, 42.
Watch this short film on English psych-folk musician Simon Finn, a revealing and moving insight into his early life leading up to the release ‘Pass the Distance’ and the time he spent in North America before returning to the UK after 35 years.
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Dr. Ralph Stanley, one of the key figures who helped establish and develop bluegrass has died at the age of 89. His family revealed that he had been fighting an ongoing battle with skin cancer and died peacefully in his sleep.
WOMAD announce more top names to this year’s line-up including Konono No1, King Creosote and a superb collaboration between Malian kora legend Toumani Diabate, double-bassist Danny Thompson and the young flamenco force Ketama
Paradise of Bachelors have made available their Record Store Day Exclusive re-issue of Mike Cooper and Derek Hall’s ‘Out of the Shades’. A must for fans of Michael Chapman, Jackson C. Frank, Davey Graham, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Wizz Jones, or Clive Palmer.