Tag: Gideon Conn

Interview | Introducing…Josephine

Hearing Josephine Oniyama for the first time made us very happy indeed, and forthcoming single ‘What A Day’ had us dancing around and telling all our friends how ace it was. This bodes very well indeed for her debut album…

Blog: Rare FM sessions: Dan Mangan, Gideon Conn, Hey Rosetta!

Two of FFS’s writers Jonathan Wilson and Robbie Hayward present Super Strings Theory, a radio show on UCL’s student radio station Rare FM.  The pair have  brill taste in music and their blog is well worth a look. As well as…

EP: Gideon Conn – I Want You Around for this EP

I’ve never really had much positive to say about British rap, or rap at all for that matter, but Gideon Conn’s unique sound is certainly refreshing for someone whose sensitive ears have only ever been subjected to the likes of Dizzee…

FFS Interview: Gideon Conn

FFS conducted an embarrassingly protracted email interview with the stupendously heart-warming Gideon Conn this Autumn, but we shall keep it to ourselves no longer. He tells us all about his wide-ranging influences and, most excitingly, his upcoming album.

Gideon Conn documentary on TV tonight

Manchester’s finest folk-hip-hop troubadour is to spread his sweetness on telly boxes all over the country tonight with a folkumentary on Channel M.

The fly-on-the-wall documentary is part of the series ‘Hitting Home’ produced by students at Salford University.

Blissfields announces folktastic line-up

The people at Blissfields have announced the first few acts for the Hampshire festival. And it’s good news for folk fans. Confirmed artists include lovely Laura Marling, marvellous Mumford and Sons, charming Cherbourg, really-very-good Ryan O’Reilly and the brilliant beat-boxing hip-hop folk-funkster Gideon Conn.

Gideon Conn

Gideon Conn is based in Manchester, and has been an increasingly familiar face at numerous festivals over the past few years. With his truly unique brand of acoustic rap, folk and hip-hop and his wide-eyed persona, Conn rarely fails to…

Folk the south: Winchester Live

Winchester (incidentally For Folk’s Sake hometown) is to play host to a plethora of folk favourites at the inaugural week-long Winchester Live festival.