Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls confirmed for Cambridge Folk Festival + “The Den” stage line-up announced

Acclaimed English indie-folk singer songwriter, Frank Turner joins the bill to headline Saturday night with his band The Sleeping Souls. He made his Cambridge debut in 2008, with a completely new take on English folk, fuelled by the intense energy that marked him out as frontman of his post-punk band Million Dead. The creative force of his ever-evolving material has made Frank Turner a hugely popular name at Cambridge, as he makes a timely return following his last appearance in 2015 where he performed a solo set.

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Andy Shauf shares ‘Early To The Party’ video

Andy Shauf has delivered a delightfully surreal new video for his song “Early To The Party.” The track is from Shauf’s critically heralded album The Party, which Stereogum called “a lovely, luxuriant thing” and the Independent described as “a baroque-pop exercise with echoes of Seventies smarties like Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman and Steely Dan.”

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EP Review: Dig Deeper – Stars Tonight

Norwegian based band Dig Deeper have been bringing their unique blend of 80s alternative folk rock to the world for a fair number of years now and over the last few years their influence has been steadily spreading further and further afield from their homeland. 2017 sees the release of their latest EP Stars Tonight and it’s a musical triumph that will doubtless spread their name further still.

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Album Review: Sound Of The Sirens – For All Our Sins

Sound of the Sirens are one of the most charmingly engaging female folk-rock duos who are working on the music circuit today. It has been with bated breath for many a month that we have been waiting for the release of their debut album For All Our Sins and we were so far from disappointed.

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Album Review: Anna Coogan – The Lonely Cry of Space and Time

Anna Coogan, a former fisheries biologist turned ecological rock musician is a deeply passionate and empowering artist who has the power to turn hearts and minds with her emotional songs. Years in the making, The Lonely Cry of Space and Time is her monumental second album that tackles a multitude of issues all the while burning like a fire in the darkness.

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Live Review: Frigg – Haymarket, Basingstoke

I don’t imagine that there are going to be a huge wealth of people in this world who can say that they have been to a gig where a man shredded a mandolin so vehemently in a high pitched solo that his strings gave up the ghost. They are probably equally as unlikely to have experienced a human version of Newton’s Cradle comprised entirely of fiddle players. Thanks to Frigg I am one of the people who can proudly say that they have.

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Album Review: Sweet Gum Tree – Sustain the Illusion

Sweet Gum Tree is the musical mind-child of French troubadour Arno Sojo who has been wowing the world with his immersive and alternative take on pop music. This year we are lucky enough to see the release of his second album Sustain the Illusion which is a musical marvel that can be revelled in time and again.

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