Cara Dillon - A Thousand Hearts - Released 19th May 2014

Interviews featuring artists from the field of Folk Music, Roots and Americana

Folk Radio UK has over 100 interviews in their Music Blog archive featuring artists from the field of Folk Music, Roots and Americana. There is an alphabetical listing which you can find a link to in our menu.

An Interview with The Young’Uns (Part 2)

An Interview with The Young’Uns (Part 2)

17 April 2014 Featured Albums

In the 2nd part of our interview David from The Young‘Uns tells us about some of their song choices and offers insight into their plans and quest for “justice and love” in song and deed.

An Interview with The Young'Uns

An Interview with The Young’Uns (Part 1)

16 April 2014 Featured Albums

FRUK presesnts an exclusive interview with David Eagle from The Young’Uns in two parts, starting with Teesside, the healing power of a good biscuit and the journey to Never Forget.

The Old Dance School - Scottish Tour & The Guga Hunters

The Old Dance School – Scottish Tour & The Guga Hunters

15 April 2014 Interviews

The Old Dance School set course for Scotland in May for a great tour during which Robin Beatty will showcase ‘Sula Sgier’, a song inspired by a unique and ancient ritual. Robin explains…

An Interview with Beverly Martyn

An Interview with Beverley Martyn

15 April 2014 Artist of the Month

With the release her new album this month Simon talks to Beverley Martyn about her career covering Davy Graham, Bert Jansch, Paul Simon, Nick Drake, Joe Boyd and of course John Martyn.

Edd Donovan And The Wandering Moles - Something To Take The Edge Off

Edd Donovan And The Wandering Moles – Something To Take The Edge Off

14 April 2014 Album Review

If Edd Donovan is a late developer then his Wandering Moles have helped to make the wait for ‘Something To Take The Edge Off’ worthwhile. Look out for the vinyl on Record Store Day.

Lau-Land at Sage Gateshead (+ Lau Interview)

Lau-Land at Sage Gateshead – 29th – 31st May (+ Lau Interview)

14 April 2014 Interviews

With the line up to Lau-Land announced the festival looks a mighty enticing end to May. Martin Green of Lau gives us an exclusive on how it all came to be and what to expect.

An Interview with Harp and a Monkey

An Interview with Harp and a Monkey

9 April 2014 Interviews

With their new album ‘All Life is Here’ and especially ‘Manchester Angel’ going down a storm, Harp And A Monkey give FRUK an exclusive insight into their unique sound and set up.

Thumbnail image for The Bevvy Sisters – Plan B

The Bevvy Sisters – Plan B

7 April 2014 Album Review

With the launch of Plan B at London’s Harrison on April 9th The Bevvy Sisters are sassy, classy harmony sophistication. Heather and Cera give FRUK and exclusive insight into their sound.

Fiona Rutherford - Sleep Sound

Fiona Rutherford – Sleep Sound

3 April 2014 Album Review

Commissioned by Celtic Connections, Fiona Rutherford has created the magical Sleep Sound. She gives FRUK exclusive insight into its creation and the support to help realise her dream.

Martin & Eliza Carthy - The Moral of the Elephant

Martin & Eliza Carthy – The Moral of the Elephant

27 March 2014 Features

Watch the video interview of Martin and Eliza Carthy talking about their first ever duo album together ‘The Moral of the Elephant’ which includes tributes to Mike Waterson and Michael Marra.

An Interview with Sam Brookes

An Interview with Sam Brookes (Artist of the Month)

25 March 2014 Artist of the Month

Sam Brookes talks to FRUK exclusively about joining a choir as a child, inspired by his mother, to his father’s workshop and guitars, to sharing a stage on Newton Faulker’s sell out tour.

Cocos Lovers - Under The Hawthorn Tree (New Video)

Cocos Lovers – Under The Hawthorn Tree (Interview & New Video)

22 March 2014 Features

Fresh back from SXSW Cocos Lovers have a superb new video for Under The Hawthorn Tree (our Song of the Day), created by friend and fan Pete Cocks, who kindly took the time out to talk about making it.