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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.

Topic Records 75th Anniversary Concert at Towersey

Topic Records 75th Anniversary Concert at Towersey

Features

Johnny reviews a historic moment: Topic Records 75th Anniversary Concert, taking in great performances from Blair Dunlop, Martin Carthy, Fay Hield, Kris Drever and more. Plus some interviews along the way.

James Yorkston - The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society Interview

James Yorkston – The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society Interview

Interviews

Having reviewed James Yorkston’s latest album The Cellardyke Recording And Wassailing Society, Thomas grabs an opportunity to talk to James about his new album and more.

Arborea - Guest Tour Blog (Part 1)

On the Road with Arborea – Guest Tour Blog (Part 1)

Features

In a new guest feature we join Maine based wife and husband Avant Folk duo Arborea as they head out on their US tour providing an intimate insight into their life on the road.

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The Young Folk Interview

Interviews

We recently caught up with Anthony Furey of Dublin alt-folk quartet The Young Folk whose debut album The Little Battle is released this month. Read our interview here.

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In Flanders Fields – An Interview with Jim Boyes (Coope, Boyes & Simpson)

Featured Albums

Jim Boyes talks exclusively to FRUK as Coope Boyes & Simpson are about to embark on a UK tour featuring a selection of material from their extraordinarily powerful In Flanders Fields.

Rachel Newton - Changeling Interview

Rachel Newton – Changeling Interview

Featured Albums

Making a strong case for being the busiest woman on the Scottish music scene, Rachel Newton grabs a few moments to give FRUK an exclusive insight into her wonderful Changeling.

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Interview: Betty & The Boy

Featured Albums

A highly talented five piece based in Eugene, Betty And The Boy have a brilliant, unique sound and FRUK gets an exclusive introduction to this Eugene, Oregon combo.

The Ballad of Peggy Seeger (Interview)

The Ballad of Peggy Seeger (Interview)

Interviews

Now age 79 Peggy Seeger talks to Folk Radio UK, looking back at the Radio Ballads and ahead with her new album ‘Everything Changes’ which is out now on Signet Music/Red Grape records.

Feature: Plinth - One Night As I Lay On My Bed (+ Michael Tanner talks about Shirley Collins)

Feature: Plinth – One Night As I Lay On My Bed (+ Michael Tanner talks about Shirley Collins)

Features

We have a special première and Song of the Day from Plinth from the upcoming Shirley Collins compilation. Plus we talk to Michael Tanner about his love for the musical pioneer and folk legend.

Adrian Roye & The Exiles Interview

Adrian Roye & The Exiles Interview

Featured Albums

On the eve of a gig supporting US band Caravan Of Thieves this Friday Adrian Roye gives FRUK exclusive insight into his band The Exiles, the new album Reclaimed and more.

Daisy House (Interview & Song of the Day)

Daisy House (Interview & Song of the Day)

Interviews

We talk to father daughter duo Daisy House who also provide our Song of the Day. With a love of 60′s-70′s English Folk-rock they reflect upon modern music, folk and these crazy times. Candid & honest.

Interview: Hanna Tuulikki -  Away with the Birds

Interview: Hanna Tuulikki – Away with the Birds

Interviews

We talk to Hanna Tuulikki about her new project ‘Away with the Birds’ which explores the mimesis of birds in Gaelic song which will be performed on the Isle of Canna this month.

Cambridge Folk Festival Review (Part 3) - The Young'Uns / Sarah Jarosz

Cambridge Folk Festival Review (Part 3) – The Young’Uns / Sarah Jarosz

Features

Paul’s Sunday at Cambridge Folk Festival begins with the Archers blaring out of the tannoy before getting back to semi-normality – Interviews with The Young’uns & the wonderful Sarah Jarosz.

Djivan Gasparyan - Exclusive Interview

Djivan Gasparyan – Exclusive Interview

Interviews

To mark the reissue of two of Djivan Gasparyan’s classic albums FRUK were lucky enough to secure an interview with him, now in his 85th year, and planning a series of farewell concerts.