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.

Folk roots, new routes

Anita Awbi spends time with folk icon Shirley Collins, and others thriving in her wake, to learn how our ancient musical vernacular is inspiring songwriters today…

In print: M62

Vince Clarke // Shirley Collins // Madness // Tastemakers Tips 2017 // Laura Jurd // Eddy Grant // Pixie Geldof // John Rutter // Read it here…