Ringlefinch sign with Folkroom, announce debut album

London seven-piece Ringlefinch have signed with Folkroom Records for the release of their debut album, Tall Tales. The record comes out on CD and digitally on June 25th 2021, and follows their earlier EPs ‘Mass Trespass’ and ‘Gory Stories’. You can hear a sneak peek of what to expect on Folk Radio UK today, as they share a teaser with their readers. It’s a joy to be working with Ringlefinch to release their... Read More

Out now: A Christmas Anthology for You!

Christmas is here at last, and Folkroom Records are sharing a very special treat with folk fans this year. ‘A Christmas Anthology For You’ is a seasonal collection of songs from Folkroom’s community of musicians, and is available now as a digital exclusive via Bandcamp. A Christmas Anthology For You celebrates the community around Folkroom, bringing together tracks by independent and unsigned artists who frequent our fortnightly gigs... Read More

It’s release day for Ben Walker’s new EP

Today sees the release of The Rakes of Adair, a new EP from BBC Folk Award winner Ben Walker. The record takes the listener on a charming trip from England to Ireland and back again with five tunes first set down in the 1700s or earlier. The Rakes of Adair is released both digitally and as a limited edition CD via the Folkroom Bandcamp page today. By no small accident, November 5th is also ‘Bandcamp Friday’, the monthly day upon... Read More

Folkroom turns 10 years old!

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the first ever Folkroom gig! Our plans to celebrate, however, have been rather hampered by a certain global pandemic. Still, we’ve got a few little treats lined up for you today as we mark a decade of music! Our founder, Stephen, has written a birthday message, which you can find here.Some of our favourite acts have recorded one-off covers of songs by others in the Folkroom circle – check out... Read More

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

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