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A Winter Mix from Folk Police Records

This is a mix that Folk Police Records put together for us back in 2011…it’s so good I thought it deserved another mention and many of you will not …

Brown Bird - Weathering

Many of you that follow the Rhode Islander folk duo Brown Bird will know already that Dave Lamb was diagnosed with leukaemia earlier this year which …

Paul Armfield @ The Slaughtered Lamb, London

Paul Armfield gives the impression of being a big bloke. It’s not that he’s especially tall, but just broad shouldered, well built – it’s a look …

Listen: The Great Park - The Line She Winds Around The Black Forest Pines

T<i>he Line She Winds Around The Black Forest Pines</i> is a new song from Stephen Burch, an English songwriter currently based in Germany who goes by the …

New Book: Fire & Wine - An Armchair Guide to Steve Ashley

Fans of Steve Ashley will be pleased to hear that the first ever musical biography of Steve’s career has been released. The book ‘Fire & Wine – An …

In Session: Tim Eriksen @ Sidmouth Folk Festival 2013

Tim Eriksen very kindly agreed for Folk Radio UK to record his session at this year’s Sidmouth Folk Festival. The whole session was pretty magical …

First Listen: Soundtrack, 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Among many other accomplishments, filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen helped change the direction of contemporary music with the soundtrack to their 2000 film <i>O Brother, Where Art Thou?</i> Winner of an Album Of The Year Grammy, among other honors, the collection — produced and compiled by T-Bone Burnett — …

Neil Young was born on November 12th, 1945 in Toronto

Folk Alley Sessions: Mandolin Orange - "Darling Girl"

10 Artists You Should Have Known In 2013

It's usually easy to keep up with your favorite artists. You can follow them on Twitter, like them on Facebook and check them out when they come to your town.<p>Falling in love with unfamiliar bands? That's not quite as simple. There are so many aspiring musicians out there, you can't possibly listen …

Roo Panes- Awoken

Roo Panes- Awoken

8 Bizarre Excuses For Cancelling Gigs

For most of us, not turning up to work for a fortnight because you “need a bit of me time” would land you in line at the Job Centre sobbing …

The Pogues, O2 Brixton, review

Despite absent members and Shane MacGowan's lack of diction, The Pogues still created a night of hedonistic celebration, says Ben Lawrence<p>Few gigs this year could have been loaded with such emotional potential as The Pogues’ Christmas tour. The recent death of singer-songwriter and guitarist Philip …

3 Beautiful Instruments Made From Stuff Nobody Wanted

They don't sound bad, either<p>HYBRID ORCHESTRA<p>Diego Stocco crafted his first Frankeninstrument when he was 16. Today the 37-year-old Italian musician enlists more than 30 unique creations to write and play scores for popular movies, TV shows, and videogames. One of his favorites, and the centerpiece …

Watch this: NASA takes you on a trip to see 'Earthrise' first-hand

"Earthrise," a photograph considered by many to be one of the most important photographs ever taken, has until now been only a photograph. But, for the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission that yielded the photo, NASA has digitally recreated the moment when astronaut William Anders captured it …

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<i>Have your eye on a fashion trend you’d like to make your own? Fashion columnist and blogger Jenni Radosevich of I Spy DIY Style has your back. Her new book encourages you to find fashion you love and make it yourself. With this DIY spirit, we’ll learn how to create wrapped hemp hoop earrings in</i> …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

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