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Top tips for Record Store Day 2016

Folk and Tumble

It’s a little over a week until Record Store Day 2016 and everyone at Folk and Tumble is ready to hit the local indie stores with full wallets and open minds. There’s an absolute tonne of stuff listed on the official Record Store Day site with brand new releases and reissues of some classic vinyl […]

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Nirvana’s influence lives on

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GRUNGE PIONEERS INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION. On 8th April 1994, the body of Kurt Cobain – lead singer of Nirvana – was found dead at 171 Lake Washington Boulevard East, Seattle, WA. Forensic analysis determined he had committed suicide three days earlier on 5th April. It’s certainly one of the first “celebrity” deaths I can […]

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Top 50 of 2015 (1-20)

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If you’ve come this far with us through this list of phenomenal top 50 records in 2015, you’ll know by now that the standard has been set high. There’ll be some records we’ve missed out on, some we’ve forgotten but many that will stand the test of time. Folk and Tumble has been going for […]

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Top 50 of 2015 (21-30)

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Sometimes indie and alternative music scenes can appear to be a little bit dominated by scruffy looking boys with guitar. The industry as a whole is often male-centric but this year we celebrated some great women in the world of folk music and discovered some brand new strong female acts like Freja, Ellie Ford and […]

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Top 50 of 2015 (31-40)

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It’s been a funny old year at Folk and Tumble. We never made it Blissfields, Victorious or any of our other favourite festivals. We did discover some great tunes from new acts and brought you way more in the way of playlists, video features and stuff like that. I guess, in 2015, we let the […]

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Top 50 of 2015 (41-50)

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2015 has been another fantastic year for lovers of all things indie-folk and alt-country. We’ve discovered a whole stack of new acts, caught some momentous shows like Van on Cyprus Avenue, and had the pleasure to meet and chat to some great people along the way. We’ve listened to more music around here than we […]

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Belfast’s Best Boozers

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It’s festival season in Northern Ireland. While the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival has been and gone we’ve still got Open House Festival, East Belfast Arts Festival, Feile an Phobail, Belsonic, Tennents Vital and probably a few more still to go over the next few months. There’s also Glasgowbury or Sunflower Fest for those of you […]

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Top Tips For Record Store Day

Folk and Tumble

Tomorrow is Record Store Day. Indie stores across the country will be hiving with music fans keen to pick up some exclusive vinyl released exclusively to mark this great day. If like us, you find yourself spending too many hours browsing and dithering over which lovely new EP or album to take home then let […]

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