All articles by Ian Parker

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

Album: Family Band – Miller Path

The Family Band are formed of husband/wife duo Johnny Ollsin and Kim Krans, and their friend Scott Hirsch, but it’s been said they have a “fourth member”, their log home plan cabin in the Catskills Mountains of upstate New York…

FFS New Bands Panel: The Stan Laurels

The Stan Laurels is the solo project of John Lathrop, a musician from Austin, Texas. He describes his solo album, Death of the Sun, as “a psych-pop/rock/prog concept album with the theme ‘boy meets girl, boy gets abducted by aliens’.”…

FFS New Bands Panel: Shabby Rogue

Shabby Rogue released their album “By Hook and By Crook” earlier this year, showcasing their blend of country, blues and folk. Our New Band Panel gave single ‘Old Man’ as well as two other tracks, “My Life As A Secret…

EP: Alexander Wolfe – Breakdown EP

Alexander Wolfe’s debut album ‘Morning Brings A Flood’ drew comparisons with the likes of Nick Drake and Coldplay when it was released via iTunes last year. Now to celebrate its first physical release, Wolfe has offered up a free EP…

FFS New Bands Panel – Admiral Fallow

Five students came together in Glasgow four years ago to form the Brother Louis Collective. Fast forward a little while, and the newly-monikered Admiral Fallow have just put out their debut album, Boots Met My Face, mixing several different sounds…

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…