The biggest names in folk music gathered in Cardiff for the 16th annual BBC Radio 2 folk awards; the ceremony was presented by Mark Radcliffe and Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, live from the venue in front of an audience of 1600. 383 more words
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I just couldn’t resist watching God Help The Girl. I was a crazy Belle and Sebastian fan growing up. Everything about the trailer of this movie spoke to 17-year-old me, even if cynical, jaded 27-year-old me scoffed. 440 more words
When I was kicked out of home at the age of 18, and even before, my isolation propelled me to seek out emotional comfort.
It was almost impossible to find such comfort in people, I had no family to turn to, I knew no-one in the place that I had ended up. 554 more words
The Mark Radcliffe Folk Sessions: The Furrow Collective will be available to stream and download worldwide from the 12th of October 2014.
Emily Portman, Alasdair Roberts and Lucy Farrell made up a slightly diminished collective back in March 2014 – however the group was no less ‘super’ in the absence of singer, harpist and fiddle player Rachel Newton. 47 more words