'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.
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.
Folk guitar maestro, Ben Walker, writes about the ways in which science and folklore overlap, and how they influenced his latest album, Banish Air from Air.
The legendary Blaxhall Ship may be known for its extraordinary legacy, but there are songs in the old sheep yet. We pay the UK's most famous traditional singers' pub a visit.
Les Cousins – 49 Greek Street, London – ought to be spoken about in the same breath as The Cavern....
10 traditional folk (or trad-inspired) musicians to go and investigate this Bandcamp Friday. Credit cards at the ready. Who's it gonna be?
Traditional toe-tappers for toddlers? Books for your budding Bamptonite? Chloe Middleton-Metcalfe explores a world of media for folkie offspring.
50 years on from its release and 70 years on from the release that inspired it, a seminal field recording is set to be staged again...