Live | Cambridge Folk Festival 2022

It’s no secret that it’s been a hard two years for the music industry. Cambridge Folk Festival organiser Rebecca Stewart acknowledges that tough context in the opening lines of the programme for this year’s Festival, the first since 2019. It’s…

Interview | FFS 5 with GaRangDengZhen

Photo courtesy of artist Ansa GaRangDengZhen—or Zen—is a multi-award winning pioneer of contemporary Tibetan folk music. His accomplishments have brought him around the world—most recently to Canada, where he will be performing at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre on 13 August.…

Album | Josh Rouse – Going Places

Josh Rouse has always been pretty prolific but it seems that lockdown proved a particularly fertile period for the Nebraskan songwriter. Following one of the most delightful Christmas albums of recent years (The Holiday Sounds Of Josh Rouse), it led to last year’s electronic…

Session | Cara Ludlow – Blue

We’re pleased to bring you the second track of our session from singer-songwriter Cara Ludlow. Like ‘Hyperion‘, this song comes from Cara’s recently released EP of the same name. The EP recording was part of Tŷ Cerdd records CoDI DIY…

Interview | FFS 5 with Ana Silvera

For Folk’s Sake recently premiered the music video for Ana Silvera’s ‘Early Frost’, featuring Alan Frampton. It’s a prime example of her heartfelt songwriting, showcasing a strained romance with palpable heartache. We are pleased to have once again touched base…