THEN! That’s What We Called Music 44

April 21st sees the return of our ever popular Now compilation album covers gig series (yeah, this is a thing now). This time round we’re exploring the music of Now 44 – a record ripe with absolute pop classics from the final days of the last millennium. Look, this is the biggest selling Now album of all-time, so you know you’re in for a night of iconic music. We have the dawn of Britney. Spice Girls gone solo. An Oscar-winning... Read More

Your March Gigs at Folkroom

We know what you’re thinking – is it spring yet? No. No it isn’t. It isn’t now, and it never will be. It’ll just continue to be winter until, one day in June, you’ll go out for a Sunday stroll and realise you needn’t have brought your coat. But you did, and now you’re all sweaty and gross walking the Hackney Marshes. It might not be spring yet, but it is March – and we have three terrific Folkroom... 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

Now! That’s What I Call Folkroom 34

Folkroom is proud to announce what is, quite possibly, the stupidest idea we’ve yet had. On September 24th we will be putting on a very special gig, Now! That’s What I Call Folkroom 34, in which our artists will strive to cover as many songs from the classic album ‘Now! That’s What I Call Music 34′ as we can fit into one night. If it helps, we’re not sure why we’re doing this either (but you can get your... Read More

Farewell Josienne and Ben!

Look at them, strolling off to pastures new… It feels as though we’ve posted this picture a dozen times in news pieces over the past two years, but this may well be the last: we’re terrifically excited to announce that Rough Trade records have signed our very own Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker! The duo, who are co-founders of Folkroom Records and who put out an EP, an album and a vinyl-edition of their Navigator Records debut in... Read More

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