New Short Film: Dan Raza - Can't Go Back

New Short Film about Dan Raza – Can’t Go Back

Film 6 July 2015

Can’t Go Back is a documentary about the exceptionally talented singer/songwriter Dan Raza. It follows his fascinating journey, examines the music industry and showcases his undiscovered talent. Share it far and wide.

Video Premiere: Steep Ravine - Adeline

Video Premiere: Steep Ravine – Adeline

Première 6 July 2015

We have a video premiere today from San Francisco Bay Area acoustic folk and roots band Steep Ravine. Adeline is taken from their new album The Pedestrian. It’s a delight from start to finish.

Video Premiere: Owl & Mouse - Octopi

Video Premiere: Owl & Mouse – Octopi

Première 4 July 2015

We have video premiere today from the wonderful Owl & Mouse for Octopi, the release of which coincides with the band’s tour of the UK and Norway, joining American label mates The Smittens.

Marika Hackman - Ophelia (Acoustic)

Watch: Marika Hackman – Ophelia (Acoustic)

Song of the Day 3 July 2015

Our Song of the Day is a live acoustic video from Marika Hackman performing Ophelia. Whilst it’s a far cry from the folktronica piece featured on her album ‘We Slept At Last’ it’s just as stunning.

Cosmo Sheldrake - Pelicans We (Live in the Budapest Baths)

Cosmo Sheldrake – Pelicans We (Live in the Budapest Baths)

Video 3 July 2015

Watch the latest live session from Cosmo Sheldrake for ‘Pelicans We’ filmed in one take at a thermal bath in Budapest. Their most challenging session yet!

Shirley Collins 80th Birthday - Special FRUK Show

Listen: Special Show featuring Shirley Collins (80th Birthday Celebration)

Features 3 July 2015

To mark her 80th Birthday this month listen again to a special FRUK show – The Tale of the poor Murdered Woman featuring Shirley Collins. It was produced by Simon Houlihan and Paul James for Folk Radio UK.

Priddy Folk Festival 10-12 July 2015

Priddy Folk Festival 10-12 July 2015

Folk Festival News 3 July 2015

This year’s Priddy Folk Festival features their strongest line-up yet, featuring Wizz Jones, Dick Gaughan, Harp and a Monkey, Keston Cobblers’ Club, Elephant Sessions, Jez Hellard & the Djukella Orchestra and many more. Find out more and watch our preview here.

Grass-Tops Recording Announce: ‘Portrait Of Basho As A Young Dragoon’

Grass-Tops Recording Announce: ‘Portrait Of Basho As A Young Dragoon’

Music News 2 July 2015

Grass-Tops Recording have announced the release of a two-part book/record on Robbie Basho titled ‘Portrait Of Basho As A Young Dragoon’. It features previously unpublished photographs which are stunning in both quality and clarity.

Faun Fables - O My Stars

Faun Fables – O My Stars

Song of the Day 2 July 2015

Our Song of the Day comes via a new video from Songtellers Dawn McCarthy and Nils Frykdahl, best known to most as Faun Fables. O My Stars is from a new album, their first in five years.

John Moreland - Thunder Road

John Moreland – Thunder Road

Song of the Day 1 July 2015

Our Song of the Day is from John Moreland performing Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Thunder Road’. If you haven’t yet explored John’s own music then make sure you hunt out his new album ‘High on Tulsa Heat’.

Josh Rouse Record Stories - Nick Drake and Michael Hurley

Josh Rouse Record Stories – Nick Drake and Michael Hurley

Music News 1 July 2015

Josh Rouse heads out on a record buying trip, courtesy of Yep Roc Records and selects two classic albums to chat about: Nick Drake’s ‘Five Leaves Left’ and Michael Hurley’s ‘Have Moicy’. Watch the video here.

Antun Opic - Shovel My Coal

Premiere: Antun Opic – Shovel My Coal

Première 1 July 2015

We have a track premiere today from Antun Opic. Shovel My Coal is the title track of his new EP out on July 10th which draws on his numerous influences, listen to it here.