Levellers Greatest Hits - Out 29 September 2014 - 2CD & DVD Deluxe Edition
  • Ruu Campbell - Heartsong

    Featured Album: Heartsong

    Ruu Cambell has left the city and moved out west to the countryside, where communing with the natural world has filled his Heartsong equally with mystery, beauty and the sound of bliss.
  • Real World 25

    Featured Album: Real World 25

    Real World 25 does an outstanding job of covering its vibrant history, creating a playlist mixing classics, with a deeper delve into fans catalogue choices.
  • Lucinda Williams – Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone

    Featured Album: Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone

    Lucinda Williams has helped set the road map for alt-country and Americana, the new double CD ‘Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone’ leaves other in her dust as she hits creative top gear.
  • Sheema Mukherjee – Sheema

    Featured Album: Sheema

    A vinyl only release promising to put the special back into buying music sounds a great idea and Sheema Mukherjee and ECC100 have absolutely nailed it with the sumptuous, charming Sheema.
  • Ewan McLennan - Stories Still Untold

    Featured Album: Stories Still Untold

    With its seamless, timeless blend of the traditional and the modern, Stories Still Untold should be in the top purchase list of any folksong fan and place Ewan amongst the music’s elite.
  • Kate Rusby - Ghost

    Featured Album: Ghost

    Having passed the 20 year mark in her extraordinary career, Kate Rusby is busy as ever, with a brilliant new album Ghost, a UK tour and two young’uns to educate in the family’s musical tradition.
  • The Old Dance School – Steer in the Night: Live

    Featured Album: Steer in the Night: Live

    The Old Dance School release a live album that highlights the conceptual fascination of their songs and the thrill of their live performance.
  • Artist of the Month: Blue Rose Code

    Artist of the Month: Blue Rose Code

    With a UK tour and the proper release of The Ballads Of Peckham Rye on CD, vinyl and DDL, Ross Wilson gives FRUK an exclusive insight into his creative process and drops a couple of surprises.
  • Martha Tilston - The Sea

    Featured Album: The Sea

    Recorded in Cornwall with the salt spray in the wind, The Sea gathers Martha Tilston’s family and friends, the people who have inspired her music for her first album traditional folksong.
  • Kathryn Tickell & The Side

    Featured Album: Kathryn Tickell & The Side

    Kathryn Tickell and The Side bring together the influences that have shaped their music to create something elevating and wonderful, it takes the listener on a fascinating journey.
  • Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker – Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour

    Featured Album: Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour

    Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have produced a work of beauty and depth which deserves to be acknowledged as a classic in the canon of contemporary UK folk music.
  • Gregory Alan Isakov - The Weatherman

    Featured Album: The Weatherman

    Out in the solitude of Colorado as Gregory Alan Isakov weaves his dream magic through The Weatherman, his sublime new album. Don’t miss the UK tour that has just begun.
Video Premiere: The Magic Lantern - Somewhere Safe To Sea

Premiere: The Magic Lantern – Somewhere Safe To Sea (the life and times of Jamie Doe)

Première

With his Autumn tour about to kick off we have a special video premiere, a short film giving a wonderful glimpse into the life of Jamie Doe (AKA The Magic Lantern).

Adam Cohen (Interview)

Adam Cohen (Interview)

Interviews

Paul catches up with Adam Cohen (son of the legendary Leonard) in Crouch End for a down to earth chat about his new album ‘When We Go Home’.

Luke Daniels - Way Back Home

Luke Daniels – Way Back Home

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day comes from Luke Daniels who is just setting off on his UK tour and will be our Artist of the Month for November. Listen to Way Back Home from his new album.

Thumbnail image for Feature: On the Road with Bellowhead – Revival Ale and More!

Feature: On the Road with Bellowhead – Revival Ale and More!

Features

Simon heads out on the road with Bellowhead and goes behind the scenes as they team up with Harveys Brewery to create Revival Ale and plan post gig sessions for their imminent tour.

The Men They Couldn't Hang (Interview)

The Men They Couldn’t Hang (Interview)

Interviews

They Men They Couldn’t Hang sat down to answer a few questions and give us a little exclusive insight into their 30 year history and the making of their new album, The Defiant.

Jesse Olsen Bay - Insomnia Flower

Jesse Olsen Bay – Insomnia Flower

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from Jesse Olsen Bay and his song cycle and body of work based around unpublished writings of Jesse’s grandmother, acclaimed author/activist Tillie Olsen.

Gregory Alan Isakov - The Weatherman

Gregory Alan Isakov – The Weatherman

Album Reviews

Out in the solitude of Colorado as Gregory Alan Isakov weaves his dream magic through The Weatherman, his sublime new album. Don’t miss the UK tour that has just begun.

FRUK Mix – Discovered & Unearthed #5

FRUK Mix – Discovered & Unearthed #5

Mixes

Our latest mix is packed with beautiful leftfield sounds to delight the ear including: Plinth, Mark Fry, Lutine, Cove Hithe, Rachael Dadd, Sproatly Smith, Mary Hampton and more.

The Willows - Amidst Fiery Skies

The Willows – Amidst Fiery Skies

Album Reviews

Amidst Fiery Skies is a very accomplished and confident sounding album which suggests that the rise to prominence of The Willows is richly deserved and it points to a bright future for the band.

The Earls of Leicester – The Earls of Leicester

The Earls of Leicester – The Earls of Leicester

Album Reviews

The Earls of Leicester includes Jerry Douglas and Tim O’Brien paying homage to bluegrass legends Flatt and Scruggs…Short of a time machine, this is the closest thing to having actually been there.

Gregory Alan Isakov -  Amsterdam (Song of the Day)

Gregory Alan Isakov – Amsterdam (Song of the Day)

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is ‘Amsterdam’, taken from Gregory Alan Isakov’s new album The Weatherman for which he kicks off his UK tour today. Watch the video here.

Video Premiere: Co-pilgrim - Pushover

Video Premiere: Co-Pilgrim – Pushover

Première

Watch the video premiere for Co-Pilgrim’s ‘Pushover’, brilliantly put together by Claire Bennett (who sings in Co-pilgrim) using single-frame animation with images composited from drawings and photographs.

Rachael Dadd – We Resonate

Rachael Dadd – We Resonate

Album Reviews

Rachael Dadd’s 4th LP sees her revelling in untrodden ground alongside fellow leftfield folk guests as she combines pop with experimentation bringing both excitement and surprise.

The August List – O Hinterland

The August List – O Hinterland

Album Reviews

The debut album from husband and wife duo Martin and Kerraleigh Child, AKA The August List, comes up a sure winner. Appalachia and American roots music via Dorset.