Sam Airey

FFS releases charity Christmas album

For Folk’s Sake is delighted to present: For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas. It’s our first ever release, and we’re selling it in aid of the Integrated Cancer Centre at King’s College London, which provides cancer care as well as being…

Blog: Sam Airey on his favourite Joni Mitchell tracks

Leeds troubadour Sam Airey picks his favourite Joni tracks… One of the things I love most is the change of musical and lyrical styles throughout her career. This is noticeably apparent on ‘The Hissing of Summer Lawns’ – arguably one of the finest folk-jazz crossover records ever, it’s one of my favourite albums, and I’m not really into jazz that much at all. The songs I’ve chosen, however, are two of my favourites from the albums ‘Ladies of the Canyon’ and what many consider to be her masterpiece, ‘Blue’. They might be considered fairly obvious choices, but I simply adore these

Live: FFS at Leeds Live

Ali Mason tastes the wonders of Leeds Live for the first time, and describes the experience for FFS’s readers.  Bask in the glow of this wonderful May Bank Holiday weekend. On a bright, sunny, May Day morning, I set out…

EP: Sam Airey — Season’s Change

I can’t help but think that with Spring finally showing its face, the release of Sam Airey’s EP, Season’s Change could not be better timed. It’s a lovely sunny EP which will be the perfect accompaniment for any Spring time…