Interviews

Interview | ‘Face to Face’ with Twelfth Day

Scotland’s Twelfth Day inhabit a special place. Catriona Price and Esther Swift are classically trained musicians, yet in their band there is a focus on improvisation one rarely sees. The opportunity to question these women and introduce their newest track…

Interview | FFS 5 with Canyon City

Off the heels of Canyon City’s first record, 2016’s Midnight Waves, essential cut ‘Firework’ was added to Spotify’s Fresh Finds: Six Strings playlist and has since culled more than seven million streams. But that’s just scratching the surface. In total, Johnson…

Interview | FFS 5 with John Salaway

Frontman. Acclaimed songwriter. Sideman. Nationally-endorsed multi-instrumentalist. Producer. Since moving to Nashville in the early 2000s, John Salaway has become one of the city’s most accomplished musicians, holding down a weekly residency at the world-class BB King’s Blues Club while also…

Interview | FFS 5 with Judy Blank

In September, singer-songwriter Judy Blank made history by becoming the first Dutch artist ever to play AmericanaFest playing a number of day parties, several radio appearances, an official showcase and Grimey’s Americanarama. In 2014 she released her piano-driven debut album,…

Interview | FFS 5 with King Corduroy

King Corduroy finds his inspiration in the smoky bars and juke joints of American roots music’s past, solidified in legacy by great outlaws, bluesmen, and soul icons alike. While he pursues this muse, he’s been carving his own path all…

Interview | FFS 5 with William Crighton

Following a breakout UK visit earlier this summer, Australian artist William Crighton sat down with For Folk’s Sake as part of our ongoing ‘FFS 5’ interview series. Albeit brisk, the singer-songwriter’s answers offer us a window to peer through into…

Interview | FFS 5 with Josh Rennie-Hynes

In the ongoing pursuit of his musical career, Josh Rennie-Hynes moved from his native Australia to Nashville last year. In doing so, he left behind not only his home country, but the place where he’d already dropped two critically-acclaimed solo…