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For Folk's Sake

Album | House of Hats - This Love

Brighton four-piece House of Hats draw in the folky flavours of the likes of early Fleetwood Mac and Wishbone Ash, melding a chorus of vocal harmonies and picked acoustic guitars in their debut album, This Love. While the songs are… Read more ͛

Album | Barb Jungr - Hard Rain, the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen

In Hard Rain Barb Jungr pays homage to some of the most violently political songs of a pair of legendary storytellers and songwriters.

Album | The War on Drugs - Lost In The Dream

The nights are getting longer, the sun is finally starting to appear after hiding behind a perpetual raincloud throughout the bleak winter months, and Spring is upon us, as is the latest record by The War on Drugs; a musical… Read more →

Album | Drive-By Truckers - English Oceans

The Drive-By Truckers' 10th studio album captures the sound of a group rediscovering the fun in making music.

Album | St Vincent - St Vincent

Annie Clark’s 4th album under the ‘St Vincent’ moniker is comfortably her best work to date.

Album | Wild Beasts - Present Tense

Crisp production and a stunning vocal performance combine to make Wild Beasts’ fourth album Present Tense a treasure of a record.

Album | Rosanne Cash - The River And The Thread

In an ideal world, you'd want to allow an artist - particularly one of the quality of Rosanne Cash - to stand on her own terms rather than constantly link her to her famous parents. Cash, though, is making it… Read more →

Album | Tinariwen - Emmaar

For fans of the band the sound is familiar. Tinariwen's Emmaar sounds as gutsy and confrontational as ever. It is both symbolic of the band's culture and its in your face, whilst also being soulful, gentle and offering a sense… Read more →