‘A Romantic Destination’ see’s Jamie Lockhart of Mi Mye, reimagining music from a book of songs that has been passed down by his family in the Highlands for 166 years and then performing them at a special event in Wakefield with just his voice and a fiddle.
Shortwinger is a distinctive, purposeful and powerful record, and represents a typically well-considered new chapter in the artistic development of its three participants, all on top form and working brilliantly together in sparky and harmonious consort.
Our Song of the Day comes from Laurence Made Me Cry, the project of multi-instrumentalist and folk pop songstress Jo Whitby. For Scott was written in memory of the late Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit.
The Jayhawks are to release Back Roads and Abandoned Motels, a new studio album, on Friday, July 13. Produced by Gary Louris, John Jackson and Ed Ackerson. It features nine songs co-written by Louris with other artists alongside two of Gary’s latest compositions.
With a new ‘worth the wait’ album now delighting fans the world over, we caught up with the singular John Prine, our Artist of the Month, to discuss nocturnal writing, old songs and families.
Enjoy our latest Folk Show featuring John Renbourn (from a new live album), Michael Hurley, Ryley Walker, Steeleye Span, Oysterband, Calexico, Bob Dylan, Erland & The Carnival, Lal & Mike Waterson, Elle Osborne, Alasdair Roberts, Nancy Elizabeth and more.