Tag: Seth Lakeman

Album | Seth Lakeman – The Well Worn Path

Seth Lakeman has a lot to live up to. It’s not every violin player who gets a call from Robert Plant as he’s driving his daughter to school and thinks it’s a prank. Despite his initial disbelief he became a…

Live | Seth Lakeman and Wildwood Kin @ Colston Hall, Bristol

Returning to pluck audience heartstrings as expertly his fiddle strings is Seth Lakeman, touring with the new set of folk melodies which make up his eighth album, Ballad of the Broken Few. This time around, Lakeman’s support act isn’t just…

Album | Seth Lakeman – Ballads of the Broken Few

Ballads of the Broken Few, Seth Lakeman’s eight solo album, sees the folk troubadour align himself with the Wildwood Kin, based in Devon, and whose voices add harmonies and warmth to the record. ‘Silence Reigns’ is a great example of…

News | More 4 hosts folk night on Saturday 7th December

More 4 are hosting a folk night this Saturday 7th December with three programmes all about how excellent folk is. Clue: it’s REALLY excellent. Get Folked: The Great Folk Revival A documentary about ALL THE FOLK with interviews and performances…

News | Seth Lakeman presents radio doc The Folklorist

Mercury-nominated folk musician Seth Lakeman meets a global authority on the genre in a radio documentary to be broadcast this weekend. Izzy Young, 85, has been a leading light in the folk scene since 1957 when he opened the Folklore Center…

Interview | FFS talk to Seth Lakeman (and George)

When we caught up with folk superstar, Seth Lakeman, just before Christmas he was on a bracing walk around Dartmoor with George, his spaniel. After making soppy noises over the dog, FFS calmed down enough to ask Lakeman about his…

EP | Seth Lakeman – Live With The BBC Concert Orchestra

As a general rule of thumb, adding an orchestra to something makes it vastly different. Examples of things that would be made wildly more interesting by the addition of an orchestra include train stations, casual conversation and bathtime. The opposing…

Interview | Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman – FFS speaks to the first lady and gentleman of folk…

If folk were to have anything as bourgeois as a hierarchy, husband and wife duo Sean Lakeman and Kathryn Roberts might be prime candidates for the top spots. Initially part of folk super-group, Equation (also featuring Seth and Sam Lakeman…

Brian’s Mixtape | Ladies

Dear readers, You may have suspected that I would jump on the sporting bandwagon and create a playlist around the greatest of all competition anthems, Vangelis’ Chariots of Fire because of the ‘Games’ that people are getting all worked up…

Interview | Introducing…Keston Cobblers’ Club

Keston Cobblers’ Club are on a self-appointed mission to ‘heel your soles’. Luckily they’re a great deal better at music than puns, combining truly lovely old-school folk with their classical training, trad jazz and a modern-day quirkiness. FFS has been…