Johnny Flynn interview

Brown Trout Blues came out on 1st September. For Folk’s Sake caught up with the lovely Johnny Flynn only to find out he didn’t know a thing about its release. FFS: Tell us a bit about Brown Trout Blues, where…

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For Folk’s Sake is a new website run by two music-loving journos from London. We aim to bring you news, reviews, listings and interviews with your favourite folk-influenced artists from around the globe. We’ll be talking to the bands and…

Mr Hudson And The Library Profile

What they say: “We’re trying to do something different. Old fashioned song writing, up front beats with a sprinkling of steel pan, classically-informed piano, big bass lines and songs you’ll sing in the shower. With influences from post-war jazz to…

Noah and the Whale Interview

The album’s out on Monday, are you pleased with it? Charlie Fink: Yeah we’re delighted FFS: And your single Five Years Time is doing very well. CF: Yeah, It was download until Monday and then it was physically released on…

Interview | Slow Club

Your EP is out soon are you happy with it? Rebecca: Yeah we just can’t wait for it to come out, everything that people have got on record is quite old now so we’re excited about some new songs coming…

Slow Club Profile

“Charles And Rebecca Are Slow Club. They hail from Sheffield and are a sort of one man band. Only with two people. He strums guitar and sings and she plays drums and all sorts of weird instruments, like water-filled glass…

Live: Peggy Sue and the Pictures

The Windmill Thursday 7th August. Peggy Sue are a jaw-droppingly brilliant cross between Coco Rosie, Lauren Hill and Kate Nash, and their recent gig at the Windmill as part of their 4-day dash to play all the compass points of…

The Shins – Chutes Too Narrow

It’s my belief that people who like music with guitars have every right to despair of our wretched decade and its tight-trousered ‘The … band’ sub-Ramones pop idols. Thankfully there is salvation out there is you are willing to find…