EP | Robin Elliott – At Sunset

The stark finger-picked opening on Robin Elliott’s new EP tells you everything you need to know about the record. Here is a bold yet stripped-back collection of songs from one of the purest songwriting talents in music today. This is…

Video | Jeff Ray – Somebody’s Cryin’

For Folk’s Sake is privileged to showcase the latest music video by West Virginian roots rocker Jeff Ray. A heart-searing dedication to his lost friend, James, Ray soars through his rendition of James’s self-penned song to raise awareness for mental illness…

Session | Pokey LaFarge – Bad Dreams

We present the second song from our session with Pokey LaFarge. Also taken from his new album Manic Revelations, this is ‘Bad Dreams’. Manic Revelations is available from all the normal digital stores, and you can find Pokey on Facebook,…

Album | Isobel Anderson – Chalk/Flint

Chalk/Flint offers an interesting soundscape, and an insight into the creativity of Isobel Anderson. Vocally, Anderson shares many similarities with Laura Marling, and on this, her forth release, she delivers a paean to the ethereal nature of world. It is…

Album | Overcoats – Young

As someone who’s followed New York-based folk-soul duo Overcoats for much of the past two years, listening to Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell’s full-length debut Young is a tad bittersweet. On one hand, Elion and Mitchell’s sound differs slightly from…

Album | Aldous Harding – Party

Calling Hannah Harding a folk singer really doesn’t do her justice. While being compared to the likes of Kate Bush and Scott Walker is heady company, the music  she creates distills moments of lyrical beauty and musical complexity. Under the…