EP | Daughter – 4AD Session

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After the success of last year’s If You Leave, and following a recent run of shows supporting indie darlings The National on their US tour, Daughter release a five track EP which sees them reworking select songs from their debut…

Interview | Introducing…Emma Garrett

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How would you describe your music? It’s a really tough one as I’m not sure it fits in with a particular genre specifically and yet it’s not crazily alternative either. I think it’s avant-garde pop/folk with operatic flourishes. It has…

Live | Jesca Hoop @ Sebright Arms, London

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Any regular listener of Guy Garvey’s Sunday afternoon slot will be familiar with his relentless gushing over Jesca Hoop – a California born songstress who, having married Elbow’s tour manager, is now based in Garvey’s native Manchester. Just last week…

EP | Glass Ankle – Fragments

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Fragments is a fitting title for this debut EP from Manchester-based Glass Ankle. A mixed and contemplative bag, it doesn’t always hit the mark, but it’s definitely got an assortment of shiny treats to entice you. A blending of some…

Interview | Twin Brother

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Milwaukee alt-rock trio, Twin Brother, draw together chiming electric guitar chord work and cascading drum patterns to form a distinctive sound that is both sincere and a little rough around the edges. Their eponymous debut album features a selection of their Milwaukee friends, and the band…

Album | S. Carey – Range of Light

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This past winter, I sat down and read a biography on Bon Iver, entitled Bon Iver-Good Winter, written by Mark Beaumont. Whilst it was all very interesting learning about how Justin Vernon went from studying religion at university to creating…

Session | Video: Jeremy Messersmith

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For Folk’s Sake are proud to present an exclusive session with the lovely Jeremy Messersmith. In the run up to his first UK album release ‘Heart Murmers‘, set for release on 11th May 2014 via Glassnote Records, we teamed up…

Album | Stone Jack Jones – Ancestor

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Descending from a long line of coal miners, when Stone Jack Jones came down the mountains of West Virginia he found himself a constant misfit – he was rejected for military service in Vietnam, and instead pursued careers ranging from…