Author: Duncan Martin

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 | Rookling – Cases

Today’s session comes from Rookling (aka 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…

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…

Session | Try Happy – Hold On Tight

Today’s session comes from Try Happy, the musical vanity-project of London-based Glaswegian Fraser Parry and a number of his talented friends and associates. Their debut EP, ‘Thankyou’, is a quirky collection of humorous but heartfelt songs about solipsism, enjoying oneself,…

Session | Catherine Rudie & The Kisses – Everyday Dangers

This week we bring you another video from our session with Catherine Rudie, again accompanied by her band The Kisses. This track is an unintentionally topical musing on risk, and can be found on Catherine’s new(ish) album, The Möbius Kiss.…

Session | Boat To Row – Colours of May

Things are a bit quiet at the studio at the moment because of… well, you know why. But we still have a few things to bring you from brighter days. First off we have a second session track from Boat…