All articles by Ali Mason

News | Staves to tour UK and Europe

The Staves have announced a full-scale UK tour in April and May. The band already had two shows at London’s Scala planned, but they have now added dates in Ashford, Oxford, Norwich, Bath, Cardiff, Sheffield and Manchester, as well as…

News | Heidi Talbot unveils album teaser

What better way to get people excited about your new album than by letting them hear four perfectly-crafted folk-pop songs from it? That’s exactly what Heidi Talbot has done for her new release Angels Without Wings and you can hear…

Video | The Staves – Winter Trees

For Folk's Sake | The Staves

You like awesome animation, right? And we know you like The Staves because, you know, who doesn’t? So you are seriously going to swoon over the video for their new single, Winter Trees. It’s produced by Bafta-nominated filmmakers Karni and…

News | Topic unveil digital archive

Topic, described as “Europe’s oldest truly independent label”, will welcome in the new year by going back to the future as they begin The Great Big Digital Archive Project. The 74-year-old label is aiming to make all of its back…

News | New Woodpigeon album in February

Woodpigeon are to release their new album, Thumbtacks And Glue, in February. The Mark Hamilton-led project from Canada will unveil their fifth full-length release on February 25, with a one-off UK show to follow at London’s St Pancras Old Church…

News | FOATW Release Free Christmas EP

You may well have noticed that here at FFS, we’re pretty keen on Christmas music. No doubt you already have your copy of For Folk’s Sake it’s Christmas 2012… right? Well, if you do, you’ll know our Canadian chums Friend…