Album | Laura Marling – Semper Femina

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“Varium at mutabile semper femina” – “A woman is an ever fickle and changeable thing”. The origins of the title for Laura Marling’s latest masterpiece encapsulates her vision perfectly. Produced by the richly-gifted Blake Mills, the record serves as an…

Album | Eva & the Oak – Floriography

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Taking cues from artists like Emelie & Ogden, First Aid Kit, and Aurora, Eva & the Oak are a five-piece alternative folk outlet who aim to create ethereal and haunting soundscapes to pierce their listeners’ heart. Their clash between dream…

Single | Dark Model – Survivors

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Japanese composer Tatsuya Oe is best known for the upbeat work of his original stage moniker, Captain Funk. In recent years, though, Oe has developed another alias to release music as. His latest project, Dark Model, is regarded as Captain…

Live | Upcoming Events

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Fancy a night out? Here a few ideas for the next four weeks. Emma Ballantine Sun 5 Mar    The Lamb    Surbiton, Greater London Wed 8 Mar    Kitchen Garden Cafe    Birmingham Thu 9 Mar    The Stables …

Single | John Hickman – Hello Hello

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Who needs an introduction to The Beatles? In just around a decades-long career together as a band, they revolutionized the popular music scene of the 60s and 70s with their sweeping, multi-faceted soft rock—so much so that, outside of Dylan,…

Album | zenxienz – Mind Sighs

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We here at For Folk’s Sake are best known for covering, well, folk music. It’s what’s on the tin. Quite often, though, pretty much since our foundation, we have extended our reach beyond purely folk to embrace the many genres…

SOTD | The Lumineers – Angela

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‘Angela’, the latest track from American alt-folk success story The Lumineers was released last Friday (24th February), and continues their recent trend of tracks which hark back to the Laurel Canyon records, evoking memories of the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and…

Album | Tom Woodward – Beautiful Shadows

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Riding the line between old-school folk and country straight into a heap of psychedelia is Australian singer-songwriter Tom Woodward. Sonically speaking, Woodward’s sound lies somewhere between Donovan, Campbell, and the soundtrack to outer space. Previously, when For Folk’s Sake had…