Folk

Lunatraktors

‘We want to reveal multiple fractured histories, to expose the broken fictions that supposedly pure nationalist traditions are founded on,’ say ‘broken folk’ architects Lunatraktors.

Interview: 9Bach

‘Folk music is in a terrible state. I think there’re too many people who think they’re custodians of it,’ says 9Bach’s Martin Hoyland.

Interview: Tunng

'I'm not sure how we fit into it all, but we were very lucky to be doing what we were doing at that particular time. It created a lot of opportunities for us,' says Tunng's co-founder Sam Genders.

Interview: Joshua Burnside

'Procrastination is the mother of invention': Northern Irish Music Prize winner Joshua Burnside on how he crafts his songs, why production matters and how to tackle that tricky second album...

Playlist: Modern Nature

‘Nature is our take on that propulsive rhythm of A Sailor’s Life-era Fairport Convention but Supernature is something else entirely.’ Says Modern Nature’s Jack Cooper. Jack is formerly of Ultimate Painting and Mazes, and the other members of the band have equally impressive lineages.…

Record Store Day 2019 highlights

The 12th Edition of Record Store Day (RSD) takes place this Saturday (13 April), and we’ve highlighted some of the best releases on offer this year…