Folk

Interview: Phaedra

'As audiences for classical music grow older and smaller, it’s vital that new generations of listeners are created' - Phaedra violinist Peter Granell on how experimental ensembles are keeping the genre alive...

Interview: Ciaran Lavery

'I began to look at my own personal issues I would have ordinarily kept off the record – my struggles with mental health issues as an example.' The Northern Irish troubadour on opening his heart for his new record...

Interview: John Foster

The designer and author of the definitive guide to album cover design in the 21st century discusses the role of artwork in the digital era...

Featured artist: Great Silkie

Trading in primitive rock 'n' roll for dreamy, shimmering sonics, the former The Voyeurs guitarist decamped to the English countryside to create his wistful, folk-tinged sound.