All articles by Ian Parker

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

Pearly Gate Music debut album streaming now

Pearly Gate Music are streaming their debut album online this week ahead of its release on Monday. The Seattle-based band, headed by Zach Tillman – brother of Fleet Foxes drummer and singer/songwriter J. Tillman – have signed to Bella Union…

EP: Eagleowl – Into The Fold

Eagleowl have certainly kept us waiting. They say themselves, they ‘prefer to do things right, rather than do things fast’, and they certainly live by that. Into the Fold is the follow-up to their 2008 EP For The Thoughts You…

FFS’s New Band Review Panel: Danny Mahon

Damien Girling: Everybody is a sucker for a particular genre of music, one that will appeal immediately without the necessity of multiple listens. Fortunately for Danny Mahon and, more to the point, myself, his genre falls nicely within the bracket…

The Middle East Set For European Tour

The Middle East have announced a summer European tour which will include two stops in the UK and several festivals. Fresh from successful outings at SXSW in Texas and Coachella in Palm Springs, the Australian seven-piece will head to the…

FFS’s New Band Review Panel: Daniel J Nixon

Damien Girling says: “The cover for Daniel J. Nixon’s EP ‘Turn This Stone’ appears as a sparse contrast to that of Andrew Birds ‘Nobel Beast’. Whilst Bird’s imagery hints at pastoral loveliness Nixon beckons us towards a frozen horizon. This…