Folk music interviews

Interviews with traditional folk musicians, whether they've just started performing folk music or they're old hands.

Broadside Hacks, on tour with their Songs Without Authors project, standing outside the back of a venue.

Dig the new breed: Meet the Broadside Hacks

In that rare, liminal space between traditional folk and indie music, you'll find Broadside Hacks - a London collective of young musicians taking the old songs to new audiences. Jon Wilks caught up with founder member, Campbell Baum, in their New Cross studio.

The Longest Johns standing against a green wall gazing into the camera

The Longest Johns interview

"Before lockdown, we could just about fill a pub in Bristol. Two years later... well, it's been very odd." The Longest Johns discuss taking traditional songs to some of the biggest audiences ever.

Folk music reviews

Looking at the latest traditional folk music albums, and some that are clearly influenced by the tradition.

Traditional folk songs

In this section, we explore specific traditional folk songs in depth.