‘We’re like magpies, always looking for songs and inspiration in different places’ - folk outfit The Unthanks on their evolving sound and reinterpreting the songs of Nick Drake’s mother Molly…
The Unthanks, The Young’uns, Sam Lee and Joan Armatrading are among the UK acts to be honoured at the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Cambridge Folk Festival, which began in 1965 as the folk revival was in full swing, has successfully weathered the UK’s capricious appetite for roots music to remain as strong as ever, reports PRS for Music's Michael Hingston.
Michael Hingston reports back from Cambridge Folk Festival
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This duo, produced by Arthur Baker, recently made the shortlist for the BBC Sound of 2010 poll.
Taking the best bits of the early 90s, Chapel Club are a cross between Gene and My Bloody Valentine.…