folk music

lgbtqia

The Artists Bringing LGBT+ Narratives into Scottish Folk Music

We hung out with the musicians in Bogha-frois, a new collective pulling trad folk out of its strict hetero boundaries.
Ross McIndoe
1.21.19
PROFILES

Gaelynn Lea: "Art Can Serve as a Vessel to Remind People We're Here"

The Minnesota musician speaks about accessibility in the arts, her history with the violin, and the ways that folk music can change everything.
Matt Williams
12.13.18
Interviews

Finding Happiness Isn't Easy But Brandi Carlile Is Doing the Best She Can

We talked to the Pacific Northwest folk singer about her latest album, 'By The Way, I Forgive You,' gay motherhood, how shutting the hell up is activism.
Annalise Domenighini
4.9.18
Future Days

There Is Only One Good Album, and It Was Made by Harry Dean Stanton

The actor, who was recently seen quietly singing a country standard in the new 'Twin Peaks,' has never been more beloved than he is now.
Drew Millard
8.4.17
The British Masters

The British Masters, Series 3 Chapter 2: Shirley Collins

After David Rodigan kicked off the new series last week, folk legend Collins talks to us about reclaiming her voice from decades of silence.
Noisey Staff
3.15.17
Noisey News

Laura Marling Took a Gap Yah from Music to Become a Yoga Teacher

So what other LA things did get up to while making her beautiful new album?
Lauren O'Neill
3.7.17
Thinkpieces And Shit

Manu Chao is Music's Last True Radical

Peter Culshaw trails the enduring troubadour, from a Saharan refugee camp to a mental asylum in Argentina.
1.27.15