Carrie Tree

Interview: Carrie Tree

March 27, 2014 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with Brighton folk singer-songwriter Carrie Tree and find out just why her second album took so long…

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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Full English dominate Radio 2 Folk Awards

February 20, 2014 in News

Last night’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards celebrated folk supergroup The Full English and music legend Cecil Sharpe, among others…

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Pete Seeger in 1986

Pete Seeger dies, aged 94

January 28, 2014 in News

Folk world mourns the loss of a legend, as songwriter and lifelong activist Pete Seeger dies after a short illness…

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Northern America Wander

Wander by Northern American (Single)

January 8, 2014 in Music Reviews

In advance of their summer-scheduled debut album, Northern American offer a single full of Californian melody and New York charm…

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Hey Sleeper

Gone For Ten Fingers by Hey, Sleeper (EP)

December 3, 2013 in Music Reviews

Hey, Sleeper recalls a time when the indie-folk singer-songwriter was re-established in pop music, reminding us that some things never…

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Dave Swarbrick

Have Dave Swarbrick play on your track!

November 16, 2013 in News

Folk artists… want Fairport Convention legend Dave Swarbrick to play fiddle on your next recording? Thought so! Then read on……

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Sukh sleeve

Kings by Sukh (Album)

November 16, 2013 in Music Reviews

Manchester’s favourite folk-singing doctor releases his debut long player, showing off an impressive vocal range and some nifty guitar work…

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Lily & Madeleine

Lily & Madeleine by Lily & Madeleine (Album)

October 29, 2013 in Music Reviews

On their self-titled debut, Indianapolis sisters Lily & Madeleine write songs that bring to mind Cat Power and Beth Orton…

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Lisa Knapp Hidden Seam

Hidden Seam by Lisa Knapp (Album)

September 24, 2013 in Music Reviews

Lisa Knapp unveils new album ‘Hidden Seam’ and reveals a vocal elasticity that brings to mind Iceland’s most famous songwriter…

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Sylvana Joyce & The Moment

ReverbNation contest winner #5: Sylvana Joyce & The Moment

September 22, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Our songwriting contest in association with ReverbNation is back by popular demand. This month’s winners: a gypsy-folk-blues quintet from NYC…

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Emma's Imagination Underway

Underway by Emma’s Imagination (EP)

August 23, 2013 in Music Reviews

Can Emma’s Imagination avoid the dreaded ‘sophomore slump’ on ‘Underway’, the follow-up to her chart-busting 2011 debut album ‘Stand Still’?…

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The Dodos Carrier

Carrier by The Dodos (Album)

August 23, 2013 in Music Reviews

With their fifth long-player ‘Carrier’, The Dodos produce the most mature and assured work in their fine catalogue to date…

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Basia Bulat

Canada’s Basia Bulat to tour Europe

August 23, 2013 in Events, News

The Canadian folk singer-songwriter will tour the UK and Europe in October to promote her new album ‘Tall Tall Shadow’…

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