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Folk, roots and Americana Music Interviews

Interviews with traditional and contemporary artists from the field of Folk Music, Roots and Americana, from the UK and beyond.

FRUK talks to Megson

FRUK talks to Megson

Interviews

Rob spends some time with the wonderful Stu and Debs Hanna, better known as Megson. They talk touring, balancing work with family life and the future.

Preab Meadar – An Interview with Lorcán Mac Mathúna & Daire Ó Breacáin

Preab Meadar – An Interview with Lorcán Mac Mathúna & Daire Ó Breacáin

Interviews

Daire and Lorcán discuss their new album ‘Preabmeadar’, the wealth of musical connections and the excitement of finding new horizons in ancient traditions.

Luke Daniels (Interview)

Luke Daniels (Interview)

Artist of the Month

Luke Daniels, our Artist of the Month, provides an insight into the path that has led to the making of his brilliant new album: ‘What’s Here What’s Gone’.

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Jennifer Crook Interview

Interviews

Jennifer Crook’s Carnforth Station is a gem, here she gives FRUK an exclusive insight into her superb song craft, the trio and guests who helped make the album.

Boo Hewerdine - My Name in Brackets (Interview)

Boo Hewerdine – My Name in the Brackets (Interview)

Interviews

My Name In The Brackets is something Boo Hewerdine has become used to. One of the UK’s most acclaimed songwriters gives FRUK exclusive insight into the compilation and his lifes work.

Lucinda Williams Interview

Lucinda Williams Interview

Featured Albums

A late night phone call to LA and it’s Lucinda Williams on the line, happy to give FRUK an exclusive insight into her latest and greatest album Down Where The Spirits Hits The Bone.

FRUK talks to The Shires

FRUK talks to The Shires

Interviews

In the second of a new series of Photo / interview features Rob Bridge talks to UK country duo The Shires at Birmingham’s Glee club to chat about their time in Nashville, their forthcoming album and how they pass time on tour.

Lau-Land 27th - 29th November 2014 (Interview with Aidan O'Rourke)

Lau-Land 27th – 29th November 2014 (Interview with Aidan O’Rourke)

Interviews

With the next Lau-Land up in Edinburgh now less than a month away we talk to Aidan O’Rourke about the bill and plans for this latest instalment of their unique, portable, curated weekend festival.

An Interview With Hattie Briggs

An Interview With Hattie Briggs

Interviews

In the first of a new series of Photo / interview features Rob Bridge talks to Hattie Briggs at Lichfield’s Guildhall about her approach to songwriting, her forthcoming album as well as capturing some stunning photos.

Kate Rusby - 'Ghost' Interview

Kate Rusby – ‘Ghost’ Interview

Interviews

With the release of her stunning new album ‘Ghost’ FRUK talk to one of the most celebrated voices on the English folk scene – Kate Rusby. She looks back at her 20 and more years on the British folk scene.

Real World 25 Interview with Label Manager Amanda Jones

Real World 25 Interview with Label Manager Amanda Jones

Interviews

As label manager Amanda Jones gives us an exclusive insight into the Real World 25, the wonderful 3CD set celebrating the vision and pioneering discovery of Peter Gabriel and the Womad team.

Adam Cohen (Interview)

Adam Cohen (Interview)

Interviews

Paul catches up with Adam Cohen (son of the legendary Leonard) in Crouch End for a down to earth chat about his new album ‘When We Go Home’.

The Men They Couldn't Hang (Interview)

The Men They Couldn’t Hang (Interview)

Interviews

They Men They Couldn’t Hang sat down to answer a few questions and give us a little exclusive insight into their 30 year history and the making of their new album, The Defiant.

Lándini Interview with Aurelio and Ivan Duran

Lándini Interview with Aurelio and Ivan Duran

Featured Albums

Guarding the legacy of Andy Palacio and the Garifuna culture Aurelio and Ivan Duran have created a vibrant fusion of traditional and new ideas, here they give FRUK an exclusive insight.