Folk

Interview: Rozi Plain

‘I'm feeling inspired to make “savoury” music at the moment’: singer, songwriter and DIY noisemaker Rozi Plain lets us in on her plans for 2017...

Folk roots, new routes

We spend some time with folk icon Shirley Collins, and others thriving in her wake, to learn how our ancient musical vernacular is inspiring songwriters today…

In print: M62

Vince Clarke // Shirley Collins // Madness // Tastemakers Tips 2017 // Laura Jurd // Eddy Grant // Pixie Geldof // John Rutter // Read it here…

Interview: Kellie While

‘Folk music is part of our nation’s history and evolution': singer, songwriter and 7digital's head of creative Kellie While on the preservation of our folk traditions...

Tastemaker tips for 2017

We asked some of the UK’s leading musical minds to tell us who they think is going to succeed in 2017. Stay ahead of the curve and have a tug into selections including Rhain, Dave and Metrik...

Interview: Magpahi

Alison Cooper is the otherworldly voice and vision behind the fairytale folk of Magpahi. We learn how she's drawing on herbalism, magic and mysticism for her new sounds...