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…The Drowning Men

Formed in 2006 by long term friends Nathan ‘Nato’ Bardeen (vocals, keyboard, guitar, mandolin), James Smith (guitar, vocals) and Rory Dolan (drums), the original ‘Drowning Dudes’ – as they call themselves – were soon joined by Todd Eisenkerch (bass, vocals)…

Interview | Introducing…Padraig Whelan

Born and bred in a Yorkshire mining village, Padraig Whelan makes music as honest, fresh and beautiful as the surroundings he grew up in (we’re guessing – writing this from South London, everything north of Watford sounds idyllic). Elegiac, dreamy…

Interview | Introducing…Helene Greenwood

Hello, please introduce yourself and your music to the uninitiated. I’m Helene Greenwood and am a singer-songwriter from London. My songs defy easy categorisation with influences from folk, pop, jazz and contemporary sounds. I have recently recorded an album Collectable…

Interview | Introducing…Anton Opic

‘I don’t feel “home” anywhere,’ says Antun Opic, the half German, half Croation author of No Offense, a glorious amalgamation of its creator’s diverse musical influences. Despite Opic’s declaration that the album ‘has nothing to do with Balkan music’, it’s…

Interview | Introducing…Hudson Taylor

Hello, please introduce yourself and your music to the uninitiated. We’re Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor, brothers from Dublin,  Ireland.  We sing and play acoustic folk music with vocal harmonies. Tell us a bit about your latest release? 1. It’s four…

#169 The Woodwards – The Wood

The Woodwards is the brainchild of artist, Dutchman and mate-of-Andy-Warhol, Peter Schuyff. After the release of the eponymous debut album in 2009, Schuyff was joined by designer Stevie Guy, making them possible the best dressed band alive. The Wood is…

Interview | Introducing….Laki Mera

Somehow, Laki Mera’s rapturously-received debut album, The Proximity Effect, flew under our folktronica radar. Determined not to miss the party the second time, we collared the Glasgow three-piece to get the lowdown on 2013’s most intriguing dream folk outfit and…