News / New album from Wardruna: Runaljod – Ragnarok

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Wardruna

Wardruna, founded in 2002 by Norwegian Einar Selvik, are dedicated to creating musical renditions of Norse cultural and esoteric traditions. With the use of the oldest Nordic instruments and poetic metres, lyrics written in Norwegian, Norse and proto-Norse tongue, Wardruna sets out to give new voice to ancient and ever-relevant ideas and wisdom from the… Read more »

News / Spiers and Knight – Surprise collaboration at FolkEast

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Spiers and Knight

A unique collaboration between folk legends Peter Knight and John Spiers has been announced for East Anglia’s festival FolkEast. The three day festival at the glorious 300-acre Suffolk estate of 16th century Glemham Hall will witness the debut performance of the pair on the Broad Roots stage on opening night (August 19). The content of… Read more »

News / Heidi Talbot new album and tour dates

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Heidi Talbot

Heidi Talbot releases a new album ‘Here We Go 1, 2, 3’ on the 23 September “The title, Here We Go, 1, 2, 3, takes that idea of jumping, whether it’s into new musical territories, new bands, a new studio, new label, new family – new everything, really,” says Talbot, “It’s about taking a chance…. Read more »

News / Wildwood Kin – Folk Award nominees release new single

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Wildwood Kin

Exeter based trio Wildwood Kin were shortlisted in the BBC Young Folk Award category back in 2015 and have picked up interest from BBC Introducing and Radio 2. They have just released this video to accompany new single ‘Warrior Daughter’. They plan to release an EP later in 2016. The trio have recently recorded vocal harmonies… Read more »

News / Sarah McQuaid Autumn 2016 US & UK Tour

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Sarah McQuaid

Singer-songwriter Sarah McQuaid has released dates for a mammoth three-month, 65-show tour of the USA and UK before she takes a year-long break from the road to record a new album. Her autumn 2016 outing will be her final tour before she takes a twelve-month break from the road in 2017 to focus her energies… Read more »

News / Dreadzone Autumn/Winter tour 2016 dates

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dreadzone

Dreadzone hit the road again (after a brief rest after a summer of festival dates) in October to December 2016. The Dub Dance pioneers are stronger than ever, you ain’t lived if you ain’t seen the Dread… October 07 LEAMINGTON Zephyr Lounge 08 BRISTOL The Fleece 21 STROUD The Convent 22 BRIDPORT Electric Palace 28… Read more »

News / Bush Gothic New Album and UK tour

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Bush Gothic

Bush Gothic are band leader Jenny M. Thomas  together with double bassist Dan Witton and drummer Chris Lewis, they are touring the UK to celebrate the release of their new album The Natural Selection Australian Songbook. All three members of the band have toured the world with a long list of internationally acclaimed music and theatre… Read more »

News / FolkEast gets wrapped in in six week countdown

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FolkEast

An arboreal artwork that traditionally marks the start of the countdown to East Anglia’s fast-rising FolkEast festival has been unveiled. The annual dressing of a 65 foot dead oak tree on the festival site at Suffolk’s Glemham Hall Estate began in 2013. Visible from the nearby A12, it has become a recognised totem heralding “six… Read more »