Folk

Interview: Huw Bennett

Footloose innovator Huw Bennett is a bassist and producer whose work weaves in field recordings from Gambia. He tells us about his first LP, Susso, and what's in store for the 2018 reboot...

Interview: David Toop

'Found sounds and field recordings help us cross that gap we feel divides us from other creatures:' sonic innovator and Bjork-influencer David Toop on the music outside music...

Interview: Keto

Sonic spell-spinner Leah Sanderson (aka Keto) is plotting a big 2018 for her minimal 21st century folk venture. She lets us in on what's in store...

Featured artist: PicaPica

Brand new Rough Trade signing PicaPica is the brainchild of lucid singer-songwriters Samantha Whates and Josienne Clarke, whose Appalachian-tinged acoustics are spiked with radiating harmonies.

Interview: Howard Monk, The End Festival

'There are small-looking "indie" events popping up all over, which are anything but "indie" or run by small companies,' The End Festival founder Howard Monk on DIY in live music...

Interview: David Thomas Broughton

The lucid avant-folk troubadour on how he's bringing his ace LP Crippling Lack to life this week with a UK tour featuring James Yorkston, Gareth Bonello and more...

Behind the scenes: Abbey Road

Against a backdrop of growing success for UK country artists on both sides of the pond, PRS for Music hosted a London-to-Nashville songwriting camp. We went along to chat to the talent...