Guitarist and songwriter Tom Bright has literally travelled around the globe for his music. We catch up with him to talk about what motivates his nomadic pursuits and how his music has taken off since his return to the UK.
Mary Ann Kennedy’s An Dàn is one of those heart-lifting albums where it soon becomes impossible to choose a favourite moment or passage. There’s a wealth of beautiful music and song to explore. It’s a gem of an album.
Real World Records releases Tu Tambor, a previously unreleased track recorded live at Real World Studios in 1991 as part of the sessions for Totó la Momposina’s La Candela Viva album which set her on the road to stardom.
Folk Radio UK’s personal WOMAD Festival Guide. We’ve trawled through the lineups and chosen our recommendations. It’s going to be an amazing year yet again from the best festival on the planet.
We talk to Ruarri Joseph about his new rock focused project William the Conqueror and premiere the video for their single ‘Tend To The Thorns’ taken from their debut ‘Proud Disturber Of The Peace’, out on 4 August via Loose.
We talk to Marcus Harrling and Per Nyström of DIAGNOS who have been involved in the Swedish independent music scene for many years. They release their self-titled album this week which features a host of guest musicians.
We talk to our Artist of the Month ‘Eiks’ about her new album Braids…”As I go about my normal daily life, I seem to have a subconscious radar that looks for inspiration, however small and embryonic they are, and I note them down.”
The second in our new mix series titled Singing from the Floor. This features new music from Jack Rutter, Georgia Lewis, Cormac Begley, Dempsey Broughton, John Smith, Lal & Mike Waterson & more.