Folk

Premiere: Vive La Rose – Rio Grande

David Luximon-Herbert is Vive La Rose, a gifted troubadour who’s been serenading the airwaves since 2014. Don't miss the vid to his brand new track - it's an acoustic beauty...

UK Americana enjoys upswing in 2018

British Americana and country music is flourishing in 2018, with the Americana Music Association UK boasting a record 700 members, up 75 percent on last year.

Playlist: The Hanging Stars

Cosmic country troubadours The Hanging Stars are back with their dazzling second album. To celebrate, lynchpin Richard Olsen reveals the songs that fuelled it...

Interview: Stick in the Wheel

‘The thing is, I hate most folk music': Stick in the Wheel's Nicola Kearney on exhuming the genre from the vestiges of 'middle class collectors' and the making of their brand new LP...

Interview: Bahla

The contemporary jazz outfit reveal how Jewish folklore became entangled in their sound...

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...