All articles by Ian Parker

Ian is For Folk's Sake's reviews editor. Find him on Twitter @iparky.

Video premiere | Odetta Hartman – You You

From the sultry, opening chords, Odetta Hartman’s single ‘You You’ seduces you immediately. This smoking hot cut comes from her critically acclaimed record ‘Old Rockhounds Never Die’, which saw Odetta create a mesmerising and unique sound from the wealth of…

Premiere | Whisperer – Lullaby For A Ditch

Seattle, Lawrence, Nashville, Raleigh…the list of places Sam Fuller-Smith has called home in recent years depicts a wanderer, eager to soak up America’s endless possibilities. Those experiences are poured into the music he makes under the name Whisperer. His sparse…

Premiere | Café Spice – Lauren

Café Spice have been charming their home city of Manchester for a while now, building up a fine reputation with live performances of their beautiful harmonies and sweet tunes. And now the trio – made up of Georgia Gage, Eleanor…

Video premiere | Stanlaey – The Mountain Collector

“We thrive when we are in harmony with our natural environment,” says Bethany Stenning, aka Stanlaey. “‘The Mountain Collector’ explores overcoming negative emotions through union with nature.” ‘The Mountain Collector’ is the second single from Stanlaey’s upcoming album The Human…

Premiere | You Tell Me – Invisible Ink

It began at a Kate Bush concert. Field Music’s Peter Brewis met solo artist and Admiral Fallow member Sarah Hayes, and everything clicked. “I’d been an admirer of Field Music for a good while before meeting Peter at the gig,…