Tag: Sharon Van Etten

Album | Sharon Van Etten – Are We There

Sharon Van Etten has become one of the most splendid songwriters on earth. Not that she hasn’t had a somewhat torturous journey, but she is starting to really make her mark on popular music. Perhaps popular isn’t the right word.…

FFS Advent Calendar Door Eight | Rufus Wainwright and Sharon Van Etten – Baby It’s Cold Outside

Two of the most gorgeously languorous voices combine to make this utterly dreamy version of Baby It’s Cold Outside. The song was part of compilation record Christmas Rules, which was released last year and also featured Andrew Bird, The Civil Wars…

Blog | Ian’s Record Store Day: 7 shops. 22 records. 23.5 hours.

Ian Parker, Albums Editor extraordinaire, is uncontested for the title of For Folk’s Sake’s resident physicals enthusiast. While some of us were busy watching Johnny Flynn’s baby singing his dad’s songs or pretending to be this guy, Ian was freezing in…

Vinyl | Our top albums for analog.am

When sister site of the Yellow Bird Project, analog.am approached us and asked us if we’d like to pick our favourite albums for an FFS-themed vinyl shelf, it was a foregone conclusion. There is nothing Team FFS likes more than…

Playlist | Nick Hemming of the Leisure Society’s picks of 2012

There are end-of-year lists aplenty around, but few from so musical an ear as our guest playlist-maker Nick Hemming of the Leisure Society. The band have spent 2012 holed up writing, rehearsing and recording album number three (due out early…

Blog | For Folk’s Sake on 6 Music’s Now Playing

Tom Robinson and his team kindly invited us to pick some tracks for his Now Playing show tonight. It’s always so exciting to get to work with 6 Music. The station does such a wonderful service for new music, and…

Interview | Introducing….Anja McCloskey

  We were very pleased to discover Anja McCloskey, the girl with the big voice and even bigger accordion. Combining a traditional aesthetic with a quirky, alt sound, McCloskey brings an old-world gypsy romanticism to the 21st century. Last year’s…