Richard & Linda Thompson. Two of the UK’s finest singer/songwriters ever. Their Complete Works – and more! A veritable Thompson Treasure Trove.
Zach Phillips recently released his new album, The Wine Of Youth. Here, the adopted Californian writes about his love of the music of Richard Thompson.
First new album in 17 years from transplanted Californian, Zach Phillips, leaves a Peaceful, Easy Feeling.
The Young’Uns are launching a TV show to fill the void that 2020 has enforced on many people. We chat to the band about YTV amongst other things!
Chris Leslie uses his time in lock down to release a new album that’s half instrumental, half vocal; half self-composed, half trad-arr.
Levellers return with their first new album proper in eight years. The Brighton folk punks deliver a masterclass with a poignant mesage.
Courtney Marie Andrews delivers a stunning collection of bittersweet breakup songs on her third full length album.
Emma Swift discusses her love of the late, great Sandy Denny; the amazing singer who helped Fairport Convention and Fotheringay reach the top.
We caught up with Emma Swift in the run up to the release of Blonde On The Tracks to ask her a little more about the project
Taylor Swift’s 8th album is a masterful lo-fi album that see’s Miss Americana deliver an album that is most definately on the indie side of the spectrum.
Tamsin Quin is an Acoustic Folk/Blues songwriter and musician from South West England. Here, she writes for us about the inspirational Joni Mitchell.
The Magpies can count themselves amongst some of the finest folk groups in the land. Their debut album, Tidings, is full of songs and tunes steeped in traditional English folklore.
In the first of two Why I Love features from The Blackheart Orchestra, we welcome singer Chrissy Mostyn to At The Barrier as she writes for us about her love of Sigur Rós.
This week, we have Ric Sanders joining us at the barrier. Having played with Soft Machine and The Albion Band, Ric has been a member of Fairport Convention since the early 80’s. These are his thoughts on Percy Grainger, the great song collector.
Chris Leslie picks up where Dave Pegg left off in our Fairport Convention Why I Love series. Here, he shares his love of American mandolinist, David Grisman.