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.

Stu Larsen Interview

Stu Larsen Interview

Featured Albums

With Stu Larsen launching his new Passenger produced album ‘Vagabond’ at St Pancras Old Church FRUK grab the opportunity for an exclusive chat.

Jo Freya – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Jo Freya – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Interviews

We continue our series of ‘Sidmouth Folk Week Memories’ on the countdown to to their Diamond Anniversary with multi-instrumentalist and singer Jo Freya.

Gramercy Arms Interview

Gramercy Arms Interview

Featured Albums

With their second album available now, Dave Derby gives FRUK an exclusive insight into his musical history and some of the things that feed into and inspire Gramercy Arms.

Kris Drever & Éamonn Coyne - Mareel EP (Interview)

Kris Drever & Éamonn Coyne – Mareel EP (Interview)

Interviews

Kris Drever tells us about his new Mareel EP with Éamonn Coyne. Look out for them at Sidmouth and touring in September plus listen to their revisited version of Winter Moon.

Emily Smith - Ten Years Interview

Emily Smith – Ten Years Interview

Featured Albums

This year has been a busy one for Emily Smith with the wonderful Echoes and her Ten Years compilation. Emily took some time out for an FRUK exclusive, filling in the story so far.

The Barr Brothers @ The Islington (Live Review & Interview)

The Barr Brothers @ The Islington (Live Review & Interview)

Interviews

Paul heads to The Islington to catch Canadian based band The Barr Brothers and manages to catch 5 minutes with Brad Barr to talk about their music. One to watch for!

Jim Causley - Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Jim Causley – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Interviews

We continue our series of ‘Sidmouth Folk Week Memories’ on the countdown to to their Diamond Anniversary with young Devon folk singer and musician Jim Causley.

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin - Live in Calstock

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin – Live in Calstock

Folk | Roots | Americana Album Reviews

Johnny reviews Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin’s new album Live in Calstock. As an added bonus he also catches up with them at Steve Knightley’s Family Day at Abbotsbury to talk about their music.

Twelfth Day Interview

Twelfth Day Interview

Interviews

Twelfth Day kindly take some time out of their incredibly busy schedules to answer questions about their musical partnership and their exciting plans for the months ahead.

John Kirkpatrick – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

John Kirkpatrick – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Interviews

Read our latest Sidmouth Folk Week interview: English singer and melodeon/concertina player…and dancer/founder of Shropshire Bedlams – John Kirkpatrick

Jon Allen - Deep River Interview

Jon Allen – Deep River Interview

Featured Albums

With ‘Deep River’ released today Folk Radio UK talk exclusively to Jon Allen about his third album and the inspiration behind it.

Andy Cutting – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Andy Cutting – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Interviews

Continuing our series of artist interviews and their memories of Sidmouth Folk Week, Andy Cutting offers his recollections – It feels like a part of my life. A bit like a relative’s anniversary.

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker -  Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour (Interview)

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker – Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour (Interview)

Interviews

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker are set to release their most audacious release to date. Josienne talks exclusively to FRUK about their new album ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’.

A Song School Where Everyone Can Find Their Voice

A Song School Where Everyone Can Find Their Voice

Features

The Baring-Gould Song School has played a part in the development of hundreds of singers, Laura talks to some of them including Sam lee and a guest house owner in Devon who just loves to sing.