Lewis & Clarke - Triumvirate  - Out on 09 September 2014
  • The Men They Couldn’t Hang – The Defiant

    Artists of the Month: The Men They Couldn't Hang

    Celebrating 30 years, they still have energy and commitment to burn with a roustabout record brimful of rallying cries and sing-along anthems.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dr. John – Ske-Dat-De-Dat The Spirit Of Satch

    Featured Album: Ske-Dat-De-Dat The Spirit Of Satch

    A vision of Louis Armstrong inspired the visionary new album from Dr. John, a record so pumped full of the Crescent City it’s bursting with musical ideas.
  • Rachel Newton - The Changeling

    Featured Album: The Changeling

    Inspired by folklore, Rachel Newton’s brilliant new album explores the border between the real and the fantastical as her imagination plays across the dividing line.
  • 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
  • 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.
The Men They Couldn't Hang - The Defiant

The Men They Couldn’t Hang – The Defiant

Album Reviews

Celebrating 30 years, The Defiant finds The Men They Couldn’t Hang still have energy and commitment to burn with a roustabout record brimful of rallying cries and sing-along anthems.

Red Molly – The Red Album

Red Molly – The Red Album

Album Reviews

Celebrating their tenth anniversary New York harmony trio Red Molly release ‘The Red Album’, the first to put the emphasis on their self-penned material.

Ewan McLennan - 'Stories Still Untold' FRUK Video Session

Ewan McLennan – ‘Stories Still Untold’ FRUK Video Session

Sessions

We have a great start to Monday with a live FRUK video session from Ewan McLennan, the first live session from his new album ‘Stories Still Untold’ out later this month.

Roo Panes - Know Me Well

Roo Panes – Know Me Well

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from Dorset-born Roo Panes, an artist we introduced back in 2012. Listen to ‘Know Me Well’ from his forthcoming debut ‘Little Giant’.

FRUK Covermount Mix - August 2014 (Free Download)

FRUK Covermount Mix – August 2014 (Free Download)

Featured Albums

We have just put together our latest Covermount Mix which includes a great mix of music, both musically and geographically. Download it for free here.

Feature: Plinth - One Night As I Lay On My Bed (+ Michael Tanner talks about Shirley Collins)

Feature: Plinth – One Night As I Lay On My Bed (+ Michael Tanner talks about Shirley Collins)

Features

We have a special première and Song of the Day from Plinth from the upcoming Shirley Collins compilation. Plus we talk to Michael Tanner about his love for the musical pioneer and folk legend.

Greanvine - Child Among the Weeds

Greanvine – Child Among the Weeds

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day comes from the debut album of Owl Service splinter group Greanvine. Listen to them performing Child Among the Weeds, a song written by the wonderful Lal Waterson.

Hook & Anchor – Hook & Anchor

Hook & Anchor – Hook & Anchor

Album Reviews

After a busy five years of touring with Portland-based band Blind Pilot, Kati Claborn was sitting on a steadily growing pile of tunes…Hook and Anchor brings them to light.

Giveaway: The London Acoustic Guitar Show 2014 - 13-14 September, Olympia

Giveaway: The London Acoustic Guitar Show 13-14 September 2014, Olympia

Features

We have two pairs of tickets to giveaway to The London Acoustic Guitar Show in September which features exhibits, great live performances, Acoustic Cafe, Masterclasses & more.

Rachel Newton - The Changeling

Rachel Newton – The Changeling

Album Reviews

Inspired by folklore, Rachel Newton’s brilliant new album, The Changeling explores the border between the real and the fantastical as her imagination plays across the dividing line.

In The Wake of Neil Gunn - The essential loneliness of human life (+ New Album)

In The Wake of Neil Gunn – The essential loneliness of human life (+ New Album)

Music News

Scottish fiddle player Mike Vass just revealed a new video which includes some lovely narration read from Neil Gunn’s Off in a Boat. We’re looking forward to his new album & tour in October.

Thumbnail image for New Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy album: Singer’s Grave A Sea of Tongues

New Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy album: Singer’s Grave A Sea of Tongues

Music News

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (aka Will Oldham) is to release a new album! Singer’s Grave A Sea of Tongues is released on 22 September on Domino. Check his crazy interview.

Joel Gion (Brian Jonestown Massacre) - Apple Bonkers

Joel Gion (Brian Jonestown Massacre) – Apple Bonkers (UK Tour)

Music News

After spending a long and strange career as the legendary “Tamborine Man” for the Brian Jonestown Massacre, Joel Gion has emerged with an armload of his own music done entirely his own way.

Vashti Bunyan - Holy Smoke

Vashti Bunyan – Holy Smoke

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is a newly revealed track from the legendary Vashti Bunyan. Holy Smoke features on her forthcoming new album Heartleap.