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.

Folk music reviews

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

Archie Churchill-Moss sits with his melodeon, preparing to record in the pleasant surrounds of Slow Worm Studios, Norfolk.

Archie Churchill-Moss, PH(R)ASE – a review

PH(R)ASE is a gorgeous new solo album of instrumental tunes by melodeon player extraordinaire, Archie Churchill-Moss. Abbey Thomas kicks off 2023 listening to some of the most beautiful music she has heard in a long time.

Traditional folk songs

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

Allen Water – Kalos

US folk trio, Kalos, introduce their new video - a recording of a 300-year-old traditional Scottish tune celebrating the landscape.