Bellowhead - Revival Launch Photo Special

Bellowhead – Revival Launch Ale Photo Special

Music News

Simon gets the difficult task of attending Bellowhead’s Revival Ale launch in Lewes. Familiar faces at Harveys brewery yard including the Copper family and Shirley Collins.

Kirsty Law feat. Wounded Knee - Riddles

Kirsty Law feat. Wounded Knee – Riddles

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day comes from Kirsty Law who hails from the borders. Together with Wounded Knee she performs ‘Riddles’ from her forthcoming album Shift.

Richard Dawson - Nothing Important

Richard Dawson – Nothing Important

Music News

Newcastle’s experimental folk maverick Richard Dawson releases ‘Nothing Important’ – far flung music away from the manufactured music world.

FRUK Mix – Discovered & Unearthed #6

FRUK Mix – Discovered & Unearthed #6

Mixes

In our latest mix we have some classic British Folk alongside new music from the likes of The Jellyman’s Daughter and The Willows. It all gets a bit lively near the end.

The Mad Ferret Band - A Rare Swally

The Mad Ferret Band – A Rare Swally

Album Reviews

Despite the name The Mad Ferret Band are a Scottish duo comprised of Chris Woods and Sandy Stirton who hail from Perth and Kinross, one you really want to see live!

Antony and the Johnsons - 'Twilight' (DVD Clip)

Antony and the Johnsons – ‘Twilight’ (DVD Clip)

Music News

Secretly Canadian reveal clip from the concert film documentary ‘Turning’ captured during Antony and the Johnsons and Charles Atlas’ critically acclaimed tour of Europe.

Songs: Ohia - Didn’t It Rain (Re-Issue including Unreleased Tracks)

Songs: Ohia – Didn’t It Rain (Re-Issue including Unreleased Tracks)

Music News

Secretly Canadian reissue of Songs: Ohia’s masterpiece ‘Didn’t It Rain’ featuring eight previously unreleased tracks. Take a listen to ‘Blue Chicago Moon’.

Joni Mitchell - Woodstock

Joni Mitchell – Woodstock

Song of the Day

I have Ceri Rhys Matthews of Fernhill to thank for our Song of the Day from Joni Mitchell. This is a live performance of ‘Woodstock’.

Video Premiere: Mina Tindle - I Command (Green Lagoon Live Session)

Video Premiere: Mina Tindle – I Command (Green Lagoon Live Session)

Première

Watch the video premiere of Mina Tindle performing ‘I Command’ at The Green Lagoon, a stunning artificial beach outside Paris. She plays London’s Hoxton Bar & Grill next month.

Watch: Maz O'Connor - London Lights

Watch: Maz O’Connor – London Lights

Video

Maz O’Connor gives ‘London Lights’ a wintry theme in her latest video. The song which is a traditional lullaby features on her album The Willowed Light.

Video Premiere: Blind Willies - I Need A Woman

Video Premiere: Blind Willies – I Need A Woman

Première

We’ve a Video Premiere today from Blind Willies performing ‘I Need A Woman’ live in San Francisco. The song features in their album ‘Every Day Is Judgment Day’.

Dick Gaughan - Song For Ireland

Dick Gaughan – Song For Ireland

Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is from the fabulous Dick Gaughan. This is amongst my all-time favourite songs, Here he is performing Song For Ireland live (from a 1980’s BBC documentary).

Video Premiere: Field Division - Hollow Body Weather

Video Premiere: Field Division – Hollow Body Weather

Première

We have a stunningly beautiful video premiere today for the song ‘Hollow Body Weather’ from Nashville-based folkwave duo Field Division. This is perfect for a Friday!

Introducing: Top Floor Taivers

Introducing: Top Floor Taivers

Introducing

Featuring two of this year’s finalists in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year the Top Floor Taivers are a wonderful four piece who between them hail from Scotland, England and Ireland.