Interview | FFS 5 with Josh Rennie-Hynes

In the ongoing pursuit of his musical career, Josh Rennie-Hynes moved from his native Australia to Nashville last year. In doing so, he left behind not only his home country, but the place where he’d already dropped two critically-acclaimed solo…

Album | Angela Perley – 4:30

Angela Perley is a night owl, “4:30 is when my body’s natural sleep cycle begins … My creative time begins as soon as the sun goes down. I don’t know what it is… but there’s something special about it. It’s dark…

Album | Bon Iver – i,i

“I like you, I like you,” intones Justin Vernon on ‘iMI’, the opening salvo of his group’s fourth album. In the three years since the shadowy 22, A Million, Bon Iver’s convener has achieved a hard-earned contentment  – even if…

Single | CommonUnion59 – Borrowed Time

Lauren Malasig and Steve McKenzie are CommonUnion59. Hailing from San Francisco, the pianist and guitarist mesh their vocals to develop straight-shooting folk music. Redolent of the American folk movements of the 60s and 70s, their lyrical focus waxes philosophy on…

Premiere | Taylor Rogers – oldhills

“It’s about the feeling of desperation. About missing, wanting, needing, one you cannot be with, for whatever reason,” says Taylor Rogers regarding her new single, ‘oldhills’. Hailing from her forthcoming album, NOA, ‘oldhills’ is a co-write with her twin brother,…

Live | Cambridge Folk Festival 2019

‘Good to see you again, folks!’ read the screens next to stage one on Thursday, the opening evening of 2019’s Cambridge Folk Festival; a not unfounded assumption that audiences return year after year. Thursday night has traditionally been a soft…