Interviews

Interview | FFS 5 with Kellen of Troy

For Kellen of Troy, the concept of pop honors the way the world works in real-time. As this multi-talented singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist knows, creating finely crafted songs that are personal and political keeps alive a tradition that stretches from…

Interview | FFS 5 with EllaHarp

Ella Dawn Jenkins and her harp make quite the team. Ergo, EllaHarp is as fitting a name as any for the San Francisco singer-songwriter’s de facto indie folk project. Meshing elements of blues and pop into her work, Jenkins pushes…

Interview | FFS 5 with Happy Freuds

Hailing from Javea, Spain, Happy Freuds has found their footing in the realm of rock’n’roll. Garnering a superfan in the form of Spanish author and poet, Fernando Garcin, the band met Garcin during a concert a couple of years ago.…

Interview | FFS 5 with Tai Shan

Nashville’s Tai Shan is set to release her new album Traveling Show in April. With hints of jazz in her nuanced singing and songwriting – Shan is a serious practitioner of the slightly unexpected chord change, the beguiling harmonic shift – taking the…

Interview | FFS 5 with Smoke Fairies

By all accounts, Smoke Fairies have been a long-standing For Folk’s Sake favorite. The Chichester duo have featured on our 2016 advent calendar and have been dutifully followed by our own Ian Parker and company since 2012. There’s been much…

Interview | FFS 5 with Seneko

When country music changed, so did Stan “Seneko” Olshefski. While folksy Americana still stands as part of the root of Seneko’s work, the Connecticut singer-songwriter has since incorporated elements of striking power pop and jangling rock’n’roll into the fold. His…