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At the heart of English folk
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Twelfth Day

5 Minutes with...Twelfth Day

We caught up with genre-defying duo Twelfth Day ahead of their gig at Cecil Sharp House on 27 November…

The Local Honeys

The Local Honeys Interview

Ahead of their gig at Cecil Sharp House this month, the country-folk duo share their thoughts on 'Hillbilly' stereotypes, folk's relationship to political struggle and Cecil Sharp's work in their native Appalachia...

Rosie Hood & Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne Interview

Rosie Hood & Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne Interview

Ahead of their gig at Cecil Sharp House next month, the musicians share their thoughts on the pros and cons of collaboration, working with traditional material and what the budding folk singer can learn from Jimmy Eat World...

Heg and the Wolf Chorus

Heg and the Wolf Chorus Interview

The band from the South-West spent last year creating their second studio album, partially funded by a creative bursary from the English Folk Dance and Song Society. Now they’re back on the road, touring a new set of theatrical folk songs. We asked Heg Brignall herself to tell us more…

Old Man Luedecke

Beachwalking with Old Man Luedecke…

It’s a brilliantly sunny August afternoon on the Isle of Wight and Old Man Luedecke is about to go for a swim. It’s one of the few breaks he has in the midst of a busy touring schedule in support of his latest album ‘Easy Money’ – a calypso-esque, lyrically honest record exploring the nuances of family relationships and everyday life.