Matthew Crampton and Paul Sartin talk to FRUK about the epic folk opera The Transports which is released as a live album this week and embarks on a 14-date UK tour from tomorrow.
Run these Hills is an album of soaring instrumentation and insistent rhythms, conjuring thoughts of long summers and holding hands. It’s nostalgic post-teen pop for a generation in need of a boost; a perfect dose of optimism for grey days.
Watch Santiago, the new video and title track from Amit Dattani’s forthcoming debut album, recorded and produced by Gavin Monaghan. The song is named after the title character from Hemmingway’s The Old Man and the Sea.
A Man I’d Rather Be (Part I) is the latest Bert Jansch boxset release from Earth Recordings (26th January) covering his seminal 1960s output (alongside his only album as a duet with Pentangle bandmate John Renbourn).
We talk to David Harrington about the Kronos Quartet project Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire, a string quartet commissioning, performance, education, and legacy project of unprecedented scope and potential impact.
Our latest show features music from Sunny War, Fran Wyburn, Ross Ainslie, The Transports, Alela Diane, The Railsplitters, Kenneth J Nash, Hannah Read, Darlingside, River Matthews and lots more.