All articles by Ian Parker

Ian is For Folk's Sake's reviews editor. Find him on Twitter @iparky.

Premiere | The Heart Of – Sleep Tight

‘Sleep Tight’ is not, as the title might suggest, a lullaby. But the latest taste of The Heart Of’s upcoming debut EP is a beautifully tender reflection on those thoughts that you can’t always escape when the lights go out.…

Premiere | Matthew McNeal – Weekend

Matthew McNeal’s ‘Weekend’ hits you as perfect drive-time fodder, and for good reason. Though the tune was born out of McNeal jamming with his long-time drummer Andre Black, it was only after he listened back to the off-the-cuff lyrics he…

Premiere | Snowpoet – Love Again

Jazz-folk duo Snowpoet will return with their second album Thought You Knew next week. We’re delighted to bring you the premiere of the second single ‘Love Again’ – a seven-minute earworm of gently fluctuating rhythms. Lauren Kinsella (the Jazz FM…

Video Premiere | Dante – Beachcomber

Dante will return with their second album, I Wear Your Weight With Mine, on March 9th. Sean McLaughlin’s emotive songwriting has been paired with the production touch of Frightened Rabbit’s Andy Monaghan, producing results which sound like The National delivered…

Premiere – Dan Michaelson – Careless

Dan Michaelson, this time minus the Coastguards, returns with his new solo album First Light on December 8. We heard the first single ‘Old Kisses’ last month, and now bring you the premiere of the lush opening track ‘Careless’. With…