Author: Duncan Martin

Session | Loris and the Lion – Breadcrumbs

And it’s hello to 2022! And the sessions of this new year kick off with ‘Breadcrumbs’ by Loris and the Lion. If you saw our best of 2021 roundup, I picked the band’s debut EP Jorinde and Joringel as one…

Session | STAGG – Winter Nights

Today’s session track is ‘Winter Nights’ from Scottish multi-instrumentalist STAGG, showing us some fancy accordian playing. ‘Winter Nights’ is taken from STAGG’s new visual album 3.0. The “visual” part comes from all the songs being played live on camera, with…

Session | Kelvin Davies – Worried Mind Blues

A few weeks ago we brought you our first session track from Kelvin Davies, playing the title track from his debut album ‘Arcadia’, and we’re very happy to share another now. Arcadia contains a mixture of musical styles, with traditional…

Session | Katie Grace Harris – Hard Times

Today’s session comes from emerging artist Katie Grace Harris, accompanied by Alex Duncalf on cello, and her version of the 19th century song ‘Hard Times’. Katie traces her folk roots to singing along as a girl with her Dad as…

Session | Jem Bosatta – Cases

Today’s session comes from Jem Bosatta with ‘Cases’. Originally from England, Jem has been putting roots in Berlin for the past few years and we caught up with him as part of a trip back to his old home. During…

Session | Arcadia – Kelvin Davies

Today we bring you a session from Kelvin Davies playing the title track from his recent debut album Arcadia. This beautiful folk song features words from a poem by friend Henry Arthur Evans, and is played with Kelvin’s accomplished finger-style…

Session | Basia Bartz – Black Horses

As vaccines are in arms and lockdowns lift, it’s time to get the For Folk’s Sake sessions started again. And the first guest of this new run is the multi-talented Basia Bartz. This is actually Basia’s 2nd visit to the…

Session | Vicky Sometani – Breeze

Today, we’re very pleased to bring you another session track from Vicky Sometani, with a version of her first single, ‘Breeze’, which grabbed our attention late last year. Since we brought you her first session, back in March and in…

Premiere | Basia Bartz – A Girl At Dusk

If you caught either of our Catherine Rudie sessions for ‘Everyday Dangers’ and ‘Mobius Kiss’ you’ll have seen Basia Bartz on the violin. Today Basia releases her first solo single, a re-imagining of the Polish folk song ‘A Girl At…