folklore tapes

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…

Interview: Magpahi

Alison Cooper is the otherworldly voice and vision behind the fairytale folk of Magpahi. We learn how she's drawing on herbalism, magic and mysticism for her new sounds...