Folk

Interview: Shirley Collins

'I've been very touched by the warmth of the audiences... but generally speaking, that was always the case.' Shirley Collins speaks to M-Magazine ahead of her Roundhouse show about performance, the enduring allure of traditional music and a whole lot more...

Interview: Sybil Bell, Independent Venue Week

'Nobody would be playing festivals or arenas without the work that goes in to these new bands' - IVW founder, Sybil Bell, chats to us about the importance of grassroots venues ahead of this year's event...

Featured artist: Lewis Capaldi

Nearly 250 million plays, four sold-out headline tours - the last year and a bit has been pretty staggering for 22 year-old Lewis Capaldi. Get to know his brooding, powerhouse sound here...

Featured Artist: Michael Clark

Falmouth talent Michael Clark is a singer-songwriter whose folk sound is a masterclass in the power of simplicity. Inspired by the acoustics of Nick Drake, his debut EP lands next year and promises to be special...

30 seconds interview: Hollow Hand

Hollow Hand is the DIY project of Brighton based musician Max Kinghorn-Mills, whose folky, avant garde sound is brimming with whimsy and intrigue. Get the lowdown on his vision here...

Interview: Novo Amor

Cardiff acoustic ace Ali Lacey, aka Novo Amor, on the making of his debut LP Birthplace, and why he’s teaming up with environmental charities to limit the impact of his upcoming tour…

OPUS2018 announces open call for scores

Are you an unpublished composer who would like to hear your new music performed live? Learn more about how to apply for Britten Sinfonia's annual scoring competition...

Interview: Cult Party

Cult Party are a Manchester outfit melding soaring acoustics and pastoral folk into a stark musical template. Ahead of the release of their ace sophomore LP, we get the skinny...