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Folk Radio UK recommended by the Guardian

by on 23 February, 2011

in Music News, Site News

This was a lovely surprise. I got a message to say Folk Radio UK was in the Guardian today. Guardian journalist, Elisabeth Mahoney, described Folk Radio as “back-to-back music of the most gentle, serene sort, and a marvellous companion for a few hours.” Full article below

Guardian News Article

Original online article here

Also appears in the G2 supplement.



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Neil February 23, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Nice one – pity she missed the UK out of the name! Actually, doesn’t matter – just Googling ‘Folk Radio’ still returns the preferred result :-)

Alex February 23, 2011 at 1:14 pm

Cheers mate. Someone is going to post a comment with a link…I’m just out to take the kids to the cinema…how can I be expected to sit still for two hours after this news! :)

debbi. February 23, 2011 at 1:27 pm

yaaaaaay! as i said: YOU GOT THE GROOVE!! :D

Alex February 23, 2011 at 4:17 pm

Cheers Debbi! A great day!

Andrew February 23, 2011 at 8:35 pm

I discovered the site today as a result of the Guardian article and have been hooked up all day. Fab!

Alex February 23, 2011 at 9:16 pm

Hi Andrew, that’s great to hear! That article was completely unexpected…I’ve been smiling all day!

Helen Baker February 24, 2011 at 12:58 pm

Congrats! Completely well deserved too; Folk Radio’s one of my constant companions while I work. I hope you get oodles of new listeners (and supporters!) as a result :-)

Gerard Kelly February 24, 2011 at 3:48 pm

Alex, you do provide a “serene” service throughout my day. Especially when I hear The Low Anthem playing … and not Joanna Newson. :-) Thanks for continuing the good fight.

Steve K February 27, 2011 at 8:08 pm

Just saw this Alex – nice one!

Alex February 28, 2011 at 8:12 am

Thanks for all the lovely comments folks!