Welcome to AltCorners' Folk Archive!
There were so many albums and EPs released throughout 2023 that we’ve loved here at AltCorner. So we asked our team to let us know what their favourite albums or EPs that were released in 2023. Here writer and photographer Vicki narrows down her top picks!
Lydia have revealed the details of their 7th album! Liqour is set to be released through Weekday Records, an imprint of the Sony label, on July 13! If the record is anything like lead single Goodside, then we are in for a treat as this is a slice of pure emo-tinged indie heaven. Check out Goodside below; [YouTube […]
Welsh indie-folk artist Vince James has revealed his new single The Man I Want To Be! The track was released on Friday and has a lovely story behind it as Vince explains; “I wrote the song for my Grandad, it was to celebrate his 80th Birthday. I was listening to a lot of Jake Bugg’s […]
Folk Duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin announce new project EDGELARKS as well as the release of their fourth studio album out 6th October 2017. EDGELARKS are also off on tour in October at the following dates. 05/10 MARLBOROUGH FOLK ROOTS* MARLBOROUGH TOWN HALL, 5 HIGH STREET, MARLBOROUGH, SN8 1AA 06/10 ALBUM LAUNCH: DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON […]
Rising Swiss folk rock stars, Cellar Darling, have announced their debut UK show as support for Delein at their London date. The band will join Delein at London’s Koko on 1st November and can’t wait for the show. “We’ve been asked to get our behinds over to the UK pretty much from day one. So […]
This Alternative-Folk release is beautifully crafted, evolving the voice into an instrument in its own right, a dream like texture flowing through Americana guitar lines and emotive lyrics. The distinct production effects on the vocals means that you have to really focus to actually understand the words and not just ‘hear’ the sounds. Concentrating on […]
Half way through his biggest headline tour to date, folk singer song-writer Will Varley headlines the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth. There was only one support at this show and it came from seven piece folk band Cocos Lovers. Cocos Lovers took to the stage not long after the doors opened. They opened with some slower […]
Sometimes you don’t always see and feel the connection between band members, but with these guys you do. You see they are each other’s breath. Their talent and love of music is unquestionable. And tonight, is another reason why Wille and the Bandits are one of the UK’s best kept secrets and showcase one of Joe Bonnamasa's favourite slide guitarists.
The path towards the new Red Moon Road album, ‘Sorrows and Glories’, began with a shattered leg, a cancelled tour and a long 2000 km trip home. Luckily, the Winnipeg folk trio is known for surviving adversity, spinning stories into songs and, more often, breaking hearts with stunning musicianship.