All articles by Theresa Heath

Theresa is our interviews editor and resident Scandinavian music fanatic. Send any interview requests or free trips to Sweden her way.

Interview | Introducing….Anja McCloskey

  We were very pleased to discover Anja McCloskey, the girl with the big voice and even bigger accordion. Combining a traditional aesthetic with a quirky, alt sound, McCloskey brings an old-world gypsy romanticism to the 21st century. Last year’s…

Interview | Introducing…Emma Gatrill

If you like your folk dreamy, stripped-down and devoid of gimmicks, we suggest you check out Emma Gatrill. Falling somewhere between Hannah Peel, Alessi’s Ark and Serafina Steer, harpist Gatrill weaves vocals and melodies together in understated, beautifully-crafted patterns. Whether…

Live | Story Books @ Hoxton Hall

Here at the village-style Hoxton Hall the atmosphere is nothing if not dramatic. Six-strong band, Story Books, are spaced apart on a split-level stage, silhouetted against glaring, ‘Close Encounter’-style lighting. With this type of venue and visuals, bumble-gum pop was…

Interview | Introducing….Rough Fields

Rough Fields is the musical project of James Birchall who makes, in his words, ‘sort of folk’ music. We say it’s sort of beautiful. Here’s an introduction. Hello, please introduce yourself and your music to the uninitiated. Hello. My name…

Interview | Introducing….Story Books

They’ve not been around five minutes but already Story Books are selling out venues in London’s music-conscious East End and writing songs that belie their infancy as a band. FFS caught up with lead singer Kristofer Harris to get the…