with each song, the world becomes blurrier, as if drunk, only to be immediately sharpened again with the piercing nature of Bridgers’ lyrics
On her new project, Kacey Musgraves opts for the personal over the political
Ben Ray is entranced by Elfen's debut release, giving a small insight into the joys of the Welsh folk music scene
Ellen Peirson-Hagger delves into the folk singer’s most recent explorations of love and identity on her new album Semper Femina
Natalia Bus discusses beginnings and endings with Stornoway
“Here we go, 1, 2, 3, hold your hands out to me…” so opens this beautifully formed album ‘Here We Go 1, 2, 3’...
There aren’t many folk groups that can claim to have originated in an ‘experimental psychedelic folk punk duo’, but then again Lynched, the self-styled...
There is something irresistibly lovable about Emily Maguire’s voice – it seems to swell silence the world around it, putting everything out of focus...
Ben Ray finds surprises in well-renowned folk musician Kate Rusby's new album Life in a Paper Boat
Ben Ray reviews Methera's new album 'Vortex', and is swept away by their live Corpus performance