We talk to Ruarri Joseph about his new rock focused project William the Conqueror and premiere the video for their single ‘Tend To The Thorns’ taken from their debut ‘Proud Disturber Of The Peace’, out on 4 August via Loose.
A swift follow-up to Copenhagen released earlier back in March, Acoustic Classics captures Swedish singer-songwriter Benjamin Folke Thomas live with just an acoustic guitar – and lengthy repartee.
Our Song of the Day comes from FRUK favourite, Lorcán Mac Mathúna. He recently wrote this song from the poetry of Francis Ledwidge, an Irish poet who was killed in Passchendaele on July 31, 1917.
Leading Welsh folk band Allan Yn Y Fan will play their first concert in Neuadd Dyfi, Aberdyfi on Thursday 10th August in a special event supported by the Arts Council of Wales “Night Out” scheme.
We talk to Marcus Harrling and Per Nyström of DIAGNOS who have been involved in the Swedish independent music scene for many years. They release their self-titled album this week which features a host of guest musicians.
We talk to our Artist of the Month ‘Eiks’ about her new album Braids…”As I go about my normal daily life, I seem to have a subconscious radar that looks for inspiration, however small and embryonic they are, and I note them down.”
“Songs have very curious existences… they live lives of their own outside and beyond us”. So says American kind-of-folklorist Jake Xerxes Fussell, whose new long player is crafted from history and musical posterity. We got him started on his focus and listened in.
The second in our new mix series titled Singing from the Floor. This features new music from Jack Rutter, Georgia Lewis, Cormac Begley, Dempsey Broughton, John Smith, Lal & Mike Waterson & more.