Late last year, FFS met up with Adam Ficek in a rammed pub off Trafalgar Square to discuss the finer points of the music industry, twee-ness, and evading the Babyshambles brand long enough to become part of the burgeoning folk scene.
For Folk’s Sake spoke to Alessi about the long wait to release her album and swapping songs for hobnobs in the Virgin Records offices in central London.
FFS caught The Handsome Family in Herne Hill on Sunday night, and followed up with an electro-conversation. Here Rennie tells us why she would like Brett to grow antlers.
There’s something quite exciting brewing in the London folk scene, Laura Marling, Noah and the Whale and Johnny Flynn have hit the big time and by doing so they’ve blazed a path for their contemporaries to do the same. Cherbourg are the latest band to emerge from the pack, and they’re not afraid to admit that they want to be a household name.
FFS caught up with Laura Marling for a quick chat ahead of the Portsmouth leg of her Night Terror tour to talk about her US sojourn and being lied about by the papers.
Edinburgh’s Euan Robinson, going by his Stars Of Sunday League moniker, gives one of the most modest and self-deprecating interviews in the history of folk.
For Folk’s Sake’s Mark Williamson caught up with Micah P Hinson before his Glasgow show this weekend to talk about his his album Red Empire Orchestra, shoddy journalism and his lack of balls
The Wave Pictures frontman Dave Tattersall fought through near exhaustion for one last interview before the band’s final night touring with anti-folk legend Jeffrey Lewis.
Jay Jay Pistolet met FFS in a park in Shoreditch. Neither of us had the right haircut, but Mr Pistolet was a cracking interviewee and revealed that his housemate, a certain Marcus Mumford Esquire, likes to email randoms on Myspace.
New single Brown Trout Blues came out on 1st September. For Folk’s Sake spoke to the lovely Johnny Flynn only to find out he didn’t know a thing about its release.