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Sweet to see my latest released tune 'Runner, Messenger' for the #Curlew featured on @FRUK -: Mixtape: Lost in Transmission No. 86 - folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/mixtap… 🙏
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You can now listen in full to @RhiannonGiddens's three-part BBC Radio 4 series 'Black Roots' in which she examines how African American roots music has been whitewashed from the history of American folk and country music. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/rhiann…
In a visually stunning video, composer and pianist Koki Nakano invites renowned choreographer Marion Motin and her young son to perform on the colourful labyrinthine post-modern La Muralla Roja in Calpe, Spain. @NOFORMATrecords folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/watch-…
Diatom Deli is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist whose music is, in part, inspired by a single cell microscopic organism that’s housed in glass. Her new album, Time~Lapse Nature, ushers a glittering devotion, with special nods to loved ones. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/inspir…
Latest Review: Featuring a number of special guests and reflecting on both love and loss, Dark Enough To See The Stars is another magnificent reminder that few shine as brightly as @marygauthier_. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/mary-g…
Born out of grief, Liminality, the debut album of Minru, encourages us to slow down and be in the moment. Watch her beautiful video for ‘Light End’, shot on Super 8 while making the album. @morrmusic #www.folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/video-premiere-minru-light-end/
Experience some of the very best in English folk here on 25 June with Tuesday Folk People on Tour. Featuring @bobfoxmusic, @shackletontrio, @Bros_Gillespie & Good Habits all live under one roof! Tickets available down below. efdss.org/whats-on/26-gi…
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Taken from their forthcoming new album Hermit’s Grove, Brighton-based @wax_machine have released a liberating and transcendent double A-side single...highly recommended. Watch and listen here: folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/bright…
Video Premiere & Song of the Day: @sonofjohnfolk, the project of singer-songwriter Jacob Johnson, returns as a trio with John Parker & Jack Walker. Taken from their new album ‘Each Second FootStep’, watch the video for their lead single Lay Low. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/video-…
Loudon Wainwright III has announced the release of Lifetime Achievement, his first album of new original songs since 2014’s Haven’t Got The Blues Yet. Watch the accompanying video to his lead single ‘Town & Country’. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/loudon…
A performance of 'Far Away The Hills Are Green' beautifully filmed by @Myles_O_Reilly in Clashganny on the River Barrow (the hometown swimming spot) with @JoshuaBurnside and @yevagabonds last summer. Tonight we play Vicar Street. 17 year old me thinks I'm joking. On at 8:30. X twitter.com/FRUK/status/15…
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Don't miss @JuniorBrotherIE - full live performance via @state51 Factory today at 1pm youtube.com/watch?v=C3nJhI…
Premiere: Welcome to the weird & wonderful world of @the___As, a new duo ft. @SylvanEsso’s Amelia Meath & @swordsdaughter’s Alexandra Sauser-Monnig. Watch “He Needs Me,” a spectral reimagining of Harry Nilsson and Shelley Duvall’s 1980 Popeye classic. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/video-…
Last year, @theCharlieParr released Last Of The Better Days Ahead on @Folkways, described by Folk Radio as an engrossing, captivating album from a tireless innovator. Watch his latest video for ‘Bed of Wasps’. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/watch-…
MISSING FLUTE I lost my flute in the Phibsborogh/Cabra area. It is in a black metal case covered in stickers (pictured below). If anyone has any information as to its whereabout please let me know (DM me). I'm offering a reward for its return. Please share this post. Thanks
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Check out 'Woman of no Place', a cracking song and a tribute to travelling Irish singer and banjo player Margaret Barry - featured on @DeeOKaneBanjO & @RonBlockAKUS's new album and featuring @katerusby folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/damien…
.@bonnylightband are back with their Sophomore album ‘Rolling Golden Holy’ in October. Check out their lead single and first West Coast song ‘California’ which is released today. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/bonny-…
.@courtneymamusic announces new album Loose Future out 7th Oct via @FatPossum and shares the video for her lead single ‘Satellite’ in which she chases satellites in the woods of the Catskill Mountains on a bicycle hand-made for the intergalactic. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/courtn…
Harking back to golden-era late ‘60s and early ‘70s bossa and tropicalia, listen to Pele da Esfera, a laid back, transcendental funk and the new single from Brazilian singer and guitarist Sessa. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/new-si…
David Weir dusts off his tassels and shares his highlights from this year’s @blackdeerfest which kicks off next week (17-19 June). folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/david-…
"It’s such an intimate, casual-sounding collection of charming folk tunes that it’s easy to picture oneself cosied up in that barn with them, admiringly appreciating these masters of their arena at work & play." Coming soon from @pharisandjason @Folkways folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/pharis…
Latest Review: Paper Hearts and Broken Arrows is lush and raw, personal and narrative, all seasoned with @RodPicott's matured voice. He says it might be the best album he’s made. I think he may be right. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/rod-pi…
This time next week we're heading off for a trio of dates supporting @hissgldnmssr, stopping off in Bristol, London and Leeds. I'll wear my good hat.
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🌍6 DAYS until@guitar_yazz &@GweniferRaymondd go on tour across the UK! 🌎 Can't wait to see them live 🎸gOkOz
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On Cristina Vane’s ‘Make Myself Me Again’, she delves into her Delta blues influences, delivering a top-class blues album that places her up there with some of the best. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/cristi…
Born on this day in 1917, Gwendolyn Brooks was only 33 when she became the first Black writer to win a Pulitzer. Her advice to writers and her wisdom on vulnerability as strength: themarginalian.org/2017/04/19/gwe…
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Anyone in Cambridge won’t want to miss @oldweirdalbion and @EvergreenSister performing their Victor Neuburg song cycle Swift Wings this Sunday. twitter.com/CrushingDeathC…
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Filmed by @Myles_O_Reilly during ‘All Boats Rise Tour’ last year, watch @JoshuaBurnside and @LauraQuirke_, joined by @yevagabonds, performing Far Away the Hills are Green. I'm lost for words...just watch. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/watch-…
New Releases: Who We Are is an inspiring collaboration between Nicole Mitchell and her late husband Calvin Gantt…the album aims to provoke the listener to participate in what it is they are hearing. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/calvin…
With Tell ‘Em You Were Gold, @pharisandjason reinforce their position within the upper echelons of the global folk music community. Bathed in a warm glow, this album is a delight from start to finish. Out on 17 June @Folkways folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/pharis…
Watch the prolific Joseph Allred performing Dance of the Fair Folk from his forthcoming album The Rambles and Rags of Shiloh. Shiloh is a kind of “mandorla,” a place where the spheres of past & present, dead and living, immanent and transcendent, overlap. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/joseph…
Video Premiere: The Hug is the latest single from @MicheleStodart which she wrote with her daughter Maisie. Watch the charming accompanying video which brings together her daughter’s original drawings to tell the story behind the lyrics of the song. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/michel…
Henry Miller died on this day in 1980, having lived nine decades. In his youth, upon turning 80, he wrote something absolutely wonderful about what makes life worth living themarginalian.org/2014/06/26/hen…
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Our Magpie’s Nest festival last summer was such a dream… Extraordinary music in the most beautiful surroundings. We cannot wait for this weekend ❤️ #MagpiesNest
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Thanks to @FRUK for asking us to put this together! We share 8 queer folk songs, some of which you'll know and some you might not! Also you get the lowdown on our upcoming Pride Tour happening 23rd-25th of this month! folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/queer-…
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.@george_sansome & @s_crawfordmusic of @QueerFolkUK are curating a series of nights for #PrideMonth 24-25 June. They talk to us about the origins of Queer Folk, share a fine selection of queer traditional songs and chat about queerness in folk history. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/queer-…
The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham has been made into a TV Drama for Sky, the score for which was written, produced and performed by Hannah Peel. Folk horror fans will relish this... listen to 'Cuckoo' #MidwichCuckoos #folkhorror folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/hannah…
Review: @andrewbird once again confirms that he is one of the most original artists in the music business. He finds a way to deal with complex topics while also attempting to simplify them…Inside Problems have never sounded quite so appealing. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/andrew…
Video: Hatis Noit – Angelus Novus. Ahead of Aura landing on June 24, @hatis_noit shares transcendental next single Angelus Novus with an equally mind-bending, A.I.-generated music video by @obake_ai. Watch and read more via @FRUK folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/video-…
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Curated by pedal-steel maverick Luke Schneider, @tsq2’s latest Imaginational Anthem compilation is to be released on Cassette Tape (for the first time). We take a shallow dive into the cassette format before giving you the lowdown. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/casset…
Watch the accompanying lyric video for Belong to Heaven, the latest single from Cass McCombs on which he navigates the loss of a close friend. Feat. Danielle Haim on drums and vocals, The Chapin Sisters on additional vocals, Shahzad Ismaily and more. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/cass-m…
Album Review: @angelcakepie’s ‘The Brown Girl’ is one of those rare records that feels perfectly weighted, entirely free of anything extraneous…the whole thing feels lighter than air. A remarkable achievement, given the gravity of some of these songs. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/angeli…
June/July solo gigs! Jun 25 LONDON @WHACLondon; Jun 26 LEIGH Folk Fest @LeighFolkArts; Jul 7 FALMOUTH Cornish Bank; Jul 9 CALSTOCK @CalstockArts. Tix for LDN: ticketweb.uk/event/alasdair… @AlanBearmanMus @dragcityrecords
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Taken from their new album Auf Wiedersehen, Me Duck, Anglo-German duo Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer share a live video for their cover of Joan Baez’s Diamonds and Rust. folkradio.co.uk/2022/06/video-…
Following the release of @readHannah & Michael Starkey’s new record on Friday we are very happy to share a new episode of the Hudson Podcast with you all this evening, where our presenter @Jenny_Sturgeon is joined by the fantastic Hannah Read. Listen here hudsonrecords.co.uk/hudson-podcast
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This was an absolute joy — an improbable century-deep story about the three most interesting things in life, the things that make it worth living: nature, human nature, and their cross-pollination in music themarginalian.org/2022/06/05/the…
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Mounting 50 pounds of primitive photography equipment on her primitive bicycle, Alice Austen became the world’s first pedal-powered documentarian of queer culture and New York City’s preeminent street photographer. This is her (love) story. themarginalian.org/2021/06/26/ali…
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