Pin Drop Silence

Nobody really knows what folk music is. Some people – the purists – will tell you that it’s songs that have been passed down orally from generation to generation. There are some folk clubs in the UK that stick so strictly to this idea that they present acts with extensive lists of pre-approved tracks. Lists that literally define which songs are (and which songs are not) folk songs. But what can this version of folk music offer 21st century... Read More

Folkroom’s 2016: A Musical Round-Up!

It’s the middle of December, and as we drag ourselves towards the end of a historical, horrendous year, we at Folkroom find ourselves desperate to focus on some of the better things that happened in 2016. In that spirit, we’ve gathered together a playlist featuring all of the artists in our little scene to have released something (and put it on Spotify) this year. You can listen to it here! We’ve omitted a couple of Christmas releases... Read More

Christmas (Folkroom Please Come Home)

On December 14th Folkroom will be continuing its tradition of celebrating Christmas with our dear friends at Before the Gold Rush. This year, our annual festive gig will be taking place at The Amersham Arms in New Cross, where ten of our favourite acts will be taking to the stage! It’s time for another round of A Folky Christmas… We’ve confirmed the terrific We Used To Make Things as a dance-worthy headliner who will close a day... Read More

Folkroom Presents: Anthology Two – OUT NOW!

It’s out! Running free amongst the people! Like the King Kong of folk, our second compilation album, ‘Anthology Two’, has broken free of its shackles and is taking over a city near you! Or, to put it in a more literal way, it’s available now as a free download from our Bandcamp page. If you like folk music, then this album is for you. If you like free downloads, then this album is also for you. If you like free folk music... Read More

Anthology Two Tracklisting Announced!

It’s only one week until we release our long-awaited free compilation ‘Anthology Two’ – so what better time to announce a few more details about it? The album, which will be available as a free download on our Bandcamp page from next Monday, is the follow-up to 2011’s ‘Anthology One’. On the naming front, we’re nothing if not consistent. We’ve been working hard on recording ‘Anthology Two’... Read More

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