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

Happy Release Day Ben Walker

Ben Walker’s new solo album Echo is out today on Folkroom Records. The critically-acclaimed record is available now in record stores around the country, as well as all the usual online spots. It’s been a long but tremendously rewarding journey to reach this point, and we’d like to thank everyone who has pre-ordered their copy. If you’ve not bought yours yet, now is quite literally the best time to do it so far. We think... Read More

Ben Walker announces new album ‘Echo’

Following last year’s critically acclaimed EP, Ben Walker has today announced his debut solo album Echo, to be released on July 5th via Folkroom Records. Ben was recently hailed as one of ‘the best acoustic guitarists in the world right now’ by Total Guitar magazine. After six critically acclaimed albums and a BBC Folk Award as a duo with Josienne Clarke he has built a reputation among his peers for fusing tradition and innovation... Read More

Toy Museum Folk Club’s 2019 Spring Season Announced!

As we bring a thrilling sell-out first season of the Toy Museum Folk Club to an end this week, we’re excited to launch our 2019 season with a line-up announcement! It’s been a wonderful inaugural year for Folkroom’s folk club, which is housed in the spectacular and yet intimate Brighton Toy & Model Museum. We’ve seen stunning sets from some of Britain’s rising folk stars, a couple of unexpected collaborations and... Read More

A new release from Ben Walker

Renowned acoustic guitarist Ben Walker today releases his debut solo record, The Fox on the Downs EP, on Folkroom Records. Regular followers of ours will recognise Ben as one half of Folk Award-winning duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, who released two records on Folkroom before being signed by Rough Trade in 2016. The new EP is available both digitally and on CD from Folkroom’s store. The Fox on the Downs EP radiates with a fireside warmth,... Read More

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