Cara Dillon - A Thousand Hearts - Released 19th May 2014
  • Edd Donovan And The Wandering Moles – Something To Take The Edge Off

    Featured Album: Something To Take The Edge Off

    If Edd Donovan is a late developer then his Wandering Moles have helped to make the wait for ‘Something To Take The Edge Off’ worthwhile.
  • Fiona Rutherford - Sleep Sound

    Featured Album: Sleep Sound

    Fiona Rutherford gives FRUK exclusive insight into the creation of 'Sleep Sound' and the support to help realise her dream.
  • Alister Atkin And The Ghost Line Carnival - To Evangeline

    Featured Album: To Evangeline

    Alister Atkin And The Ghost Line Carnival have made a strong case for live ensemble recording at its best with the stunning 'To Evangeline'.
  • The Young'uns - Never Forget

    Featured Album: Never Forget

    The Young’uns have come a long way in 10 years and have already created a legacy that bellies their youth, ‘Never Forget’ is the latest chapter in a story worth holding on to.
  • Artist of the Month: Beverley Martyn

    Artist of the Month: Beverley Martyn

    Beverley Martyn returns after four decades with ‘The Phoenix and the Turtle’, a welcome return that showcases her immense talents as a musician and a writer.
  • Harp And A Monkey -  All Life is Here

    Featured Album: All Life is Here

    Making the most of their Lancastrian origins and light of their experimental calling Harp And A Monkey have created a gem that lives up to the title.
  • Oliver Cherer – Sir Ollife Leigh & Other Ghosts

    Featured Album: Sir Ollife Leigh & Other Ghosts

    Somewhere between the dream world and reality Oliver Cherer has conjured a beautiful, shadowed, mysteroious song cycle about life and death.
  • Martin Green - Crows' Bones

    Featured Album: Crows' Bones

    Martin Green’s Crows’ Bones sees its release this month, a work which was commisioned by Opera North featuring Inge Thomson, Becky Unthank & more.
  • The Bevvy Sisters - Plan B

    Featured Album: Plan B

    With the launch of Plan B at London’s Harrison on April 9th The Bevvy Sisters Heather and Cera give FRUK and exclusive insight into their sound.
Mike Vass - In the wake of Neil Gunn

Mike Vass – In the wake of Neil Gunn

23 April 2014 Interviews

Mike Vass is to sail out out in the nautical footsteps of the Scottish novelist, critic, and dramatist Neil Gunn on his latest exciting project which will take him on a new voyage of discovery!

Hatful Of Rain Release Single and Video For 'These Streets'

Hatful Of Rain Release Single and Video For ‘These Streets’

23 April 2014 Music News

East Sussex band Hatful Of Rain have released the first single to be taken from their new album, The Morning Key, set for release on Union Music Store on May 26th. Watch the video.

Video Première: Tim Kasher - You Scare Me To Death

Video Première: Tim Kasher – You Scare Me To Death

23 April 2014 Features

We have an exclusive première of the new video from Tim Kasher for the song ‘You Scare Me To Death’ which is also our Song of the Day. It’s from the recently released ‘Adult Film’ album.

Ryan Hobler - All Along

Ryan Hobler – All Along

23 April 2014 Introducing

With influences ranging from Paul Simon, Elliott Smith to Nick Drake, New York artist Ryan Hobler does them credit on his latest offering ‘All Along’, Watch the new video here.

Sam Lee -  New EP ‘More For To Rise’ + Song of the Day

Sam Lee – New EP ‘More For To Rise’ + Song of the Day

22 April 2014 Music News

Our Song of he Day is ‘Phoenix Island’, a new track from Sam Lee and Friends from their taster 4-track EP ‘More For To Rise’ out in May. May 2014 Tour + Album to follow in October.

Smoke Fairies - Smoke Fairies

Smoke Fairies – Smoke Fairies

22 April 2014 Album Review

For their eponymous new album the Smoke Fairies reinvent their sound in a goblinesque fusion of English folk and deep ellum blues embracing electronics and pop-influenced atmospherics.

An Interview with: The Urban Folk Quartet

An Interview with: The Urban Folk Quartet

22 April 2014 Interviews

Dave talks to the UFQ about their new line-up, musical escapades and their upcoming festival appearances which includes Towersey where Joe’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble will also be playing.

Bellowhead @ Royal Abert Hall + New Album: Revival

Bellowhead @ Royal Abert Hall + New Album: Revival

21 April 2014 Live Review

Bellowhead play a capacity crowd at London’s Royal Albert Hall and announce signing to Island Records, with the new album Revival due for June 23rd release.

Premiere: Suntrapp - Silhouettes

Premiere: Suntrapp – Silhouettes

21 April 2014 Music News

Today we have the pleasure of premièring the new single ‘Silhouettes‘ from Newcastle based Suntrapp; the second song to surface from the forthcoming debut EP Yannina.

Cara Dillon live at The Islington, London

Cara Dillon live at The Islington, London

18 April 2014 Live Review

Cara Dillon live at The Islington London (14th April 2014), performing an intimate showcase for the launch of A Thousand Hearts that will live long in the memory.

Nieves - Winter (Debut Single)

Première: Nieves – Winter (Debut Single)

17 April 2014 Features

Our Song of the Day is also a premier of the debut single from Nieves, an alternative pop duo from Glasgow by way of Nottingham. Listen to it here

Martin Green - Crows' Bones

Martin Green – Crows’ Bones

17 April 2014 Album Review

Martin Green’s Crows’ Bones is a genuine collaboration with Inge Thomson, Becky Unthank and Nicklas Roswall. Adrian Utley and Calum Malcolm act as Ghost Busters in chief.