We talk to Christine Primrose about Gaelic song and her latest album ‘Gràdh is Gonadh – Guth ag aithris’. She is to be inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame in recognition of her contribution to Gaelic music.
Megan Henwood’s emerging maturity as a songwriter and performer resonates throughout the twelve songs on River on which a fascinating soundscape accentuates her consistently tight and skilful writing and singing.
Sweet Afton is the second full-length album from Chamomile and Whiskey, a band that combines a gorgeous blend of high-energy mix of bluegrass melodies and traditional Irish rhythms. Sweet Afton is released on October 27th – it’s one to savour.
Drag City and Galactic Zoo Disk! announce Ed Askew archive release ‘A Child In the Sun: Radio Sessions 1969-1970’ from four unearthed reels of recordings of radio sessions including a previously unreleased track.
Eight years after the first of Jon Boden’s dystopian albums was released comes Afterglow, an urban tapestry of sound and stories that leaves one impatient for the final chapter. Here he discusses the albums’ conceptions, folk sociology and the art of leaving space.
We talk to Kathryn Tickell about Magnetic North East, borne out of a love for the region: its music, arts, culture, heritage, places and people. They are also launching a new poetry anthology – ‘Land of Three Rivers’ is a celebration of North-East England in poetry.
Johnny sits down in a teepee at FolkEast with The Young’uns to chat about their new album Strangers and the some of the incredible people that feature in the songs. Strangers is out now.
Folk Show Episode 13 features some great vintage folk from the Transatlantic label with Pentangle, Sweeney’s Men, Alan Hull and more. Plus classics from Nick Drake and Bob Dylan and new releases from Cara Dillon, Karine Polwart and more.