Folk

30 seconds interview: Elle Mary & The Bad Men

Folk-noir ensemble Elle Mary & The Bad Men release their debut album Constant Unfailing Night on March 9. Here, Elle Mary discussions musical inspiration and her favourite places to play live...

Featured artist: Jade Bird

The singer-songwriter has been hyped by Rolling Stone as one of their 'country artists you need to know' and starts this year on a high, featuring on BBC Music’s Sound of 2018 longlist...

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.

Featured artist: Keto

Self-described as 'a fresh and quintessentially English take on millennial folk', Keto's sound is wrapped in lush orchestration, with swathes of violin and strings arranged around her delicate vocals.

Interview: Beans on Toast

'People are never gonna stop congregating, drinking, dancing and listening to music': Beans on Toast on the future of independent music and picking up an AIM Award for his pal, Frank Turner...