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…

EP | Marika Hackman – Deaf Heat

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Deaf Heat opens with the unflinchingly peculiar ‘Tongues’: darkly modulating harmonies bend two minutes into a bottomless eternity of human voices, cutting through hearts like ice.  Lead track ‘Deep Green’ thunders in after the ethereal strangeness of ‘Tongues’, imagining the body as…

EP | Broken Records – Toska

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Listening to Broken Records Toska, the Edinburgh based bands first release in four years, it strikes me that there are two defined (though not necessarily mutually exclusive) routes available when putting together an EP. The first option is to release…

Album | Arc Iris – Arc Iris

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Former Low Anthem front-woman and ex-NASA researcher Jocie Adams has returned in typically unorthodox style with her first record in her shiny new group Arc Iris. While hearing Adams’ voice out front might take a little getting used to, little…

Interview | The Mystical, Marvellous Liz Green

For Folk's Sake | Liz Green | Haul Away

Liz Green creates awesome, disturbing, strange worlds in her own particular, timeless way. She twists and flips her way through eccentrically created vistas, breathing life into strange individuals and creating music that is both fascinating and astonishingly good. Her second…