Josienne and Ben: Best Duo!

Ahead of any official photos, here’s one by the lovely Tim Chipping! The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards have been, for some time now, very close to our hearts. Every year they celebrate some of the nation’s finest folk, old and new. It’s an absolute honour, and a real treat to see one of Folkroom’s acts amongst those celebrated at this year’s awards. Tonight (April 22nd), our very own Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker were awarded... Read More

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker nominated for two Folk Awards

It’s a very cheerful morning at Folkroom Towers, with the announcement that our very own Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have been nominated for two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards! Last year’s Folkroom-released ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’ has been nominated for the Best Album category, where it faces tough competition from The Rails, Nancy Kerr, Martin & Eliza Carthy and 9Bach. The award will be voted for by members of the... Read More

Josienne and Ben Reviewed!

  The reviews are coming in for ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’, the new album from Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker! Few things excite us more than hearing what people think about our new releases, and the responses to this album have made us very happy indeed! The Guardian summed up Josienne and Ben’s appeal with a succinct ‘bleak but impressive’, describing the album as ‘elegant’. Folk Radio offered... Read More

Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker announce new album, out Oct 13th!

Folkroom Records are ecstatic to announce their latest release, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker’s ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’, as well as a very special launch gig in London’s prestigious Southbank Centre. The Radio 2 Folk Award-nominated act will be releasing their fourth LP on October 13th via Folkroom Records. It is, in many ways, a very special release for all of us, and a natural homecoming for Ben Walker, who... Read More