This is a hard one to write. Let's call it catharsis. These aren't memories of the great man onstage, necessarily, but of a wonderful friend who lived just around the corner.
10 traditional folk (or trad-inspired) musicians to go and investigate this Bandcamp Friday. Credit cards at the ready. Who's it gonna be?
'Weird folk' seems to exist at the crossroads between traditional folk music, experimentalism, and psychogeography. James Hadfield explores.
Rounding up a collection of Spotify playlists dedicated to the tradition. Plus, the chance to tell you that 'Sing it Loud, Sing it Roud' exists, just because it's such a good title.
'Gracious Wings', the new collection from Jackie Oates comes out on 2nd September. Her 8th album release, it is a mixture of traditional songs, originals and surprise covers. In this exclusive article, she details what it took to put this album together.
A tribute to the seminal folk singer, Norma Waterson, who has died aged 82. We invite you to leave your own memories in the comments below.