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April 2012

Album Review: Sproatly Smith - The Minstrel’s Grave

Sproatly Smith – The Minstrel’s Grave

Album Reviews 30 April 2012

Sproatly Smith’s latest release ‘The Minstrel’s Grave’ demonstrates a band that are willing to play at the fringes of folk music and incorporate musical ideas drawn from rock, psychedelia and even rap.

Album Review: Tarras – Warn the Waters

Tarras – Warn the Waters

Album Reviews 30 April 2012

Taken as a whole, Tarras’s new album ‘Warn the Waters’ is likely to be a good return to the scene for the band, as there is appeal for both folkies and the modern post-pop audience.

Propermusic Podcast feat: Paul Brady in Session

Propermusic Podcast feat: Paul Brady in Session

Folk Music News 30 April 2012

Listen to the latest Propermusic Podcast which features a session and interview with Irish singer-songwriter Paul Brady who has just released his new double CD Anthology ‘Dancer In The Fire’.

Album Review: KAN - Sleeper

KAN – Sleeper

Album Reviews 29 April 2012

KAN are one of those bands that are at the forefront of moulding and re-defining tradtional music, if this is the standard then the tradtional music scene has rewarding times ahead!

Karine Polwart Trio - Backstage Pass (Video Session)

Karine Polwart Trio – Backstage Pass (Video Sessions)

Folk Music News 28 April 2012

Watch these two recently recorded videos of the Karine Polwart Trio featuring pre-show backstage performances plus get their latest tour dates.

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Simple Folk Radio: This Saturday April 28th @ 5pm – Hosted by Daniel Green & Rory Dickenson

Uncategorized 27 April 2012

The new Simple Folk Radio show will be broadcast today at 5:00pm. Presented by Simple Folk Radio’s monthly resident host Daniel Green who will be joined by Rory Dickenson.

Interview: Dave Sudbury - The King of Rome

Interview: Dave Sudbury – The King of Rome

Features 27 April 2012

Dave Sudbury is one of a kind! He wrote ‘The King of Rome’ a song that took flight around the world thanks to June Tabor. His daughter contacted me recently and we did an interview. I’ve never felt so moved by a singer and his story.

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Bristol Folk Festival Line-up + Ticket Giveaway

Folk Music News 27 April 2012

Bristol Folk Festival promises to be a great festival with an indoor venue and stellar line-up. Plus we have a pair of weekend tickets to give away!