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Established in 2010, Folk and Tumble reviews the latest folk, country, Americana, and blues records and interviews the writers and players behind the music.

New Music

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The Book of Absolution – Anthony Toner

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5th December 2022

Featuring twenty seven original songs, 'The Book of Absolution' may be Anthony Toner's most ambitious and creative release to date.

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Fable – The Little Unsaid

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2nd December 2022

Born from improvisation, 'Fable', their third album as a four-piece is by turns brooding and hypnotic atmospheric post-rock folk, channelling the anxieties and confusions of the zeitgeist

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What Tomorrow Knows – Steve Pledger

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28th November 2022

His first studio album in six years, this cements Pledger's status as one of finest protest singer-songwriters of his generation

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Gog Magog – The Trials of Cato

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25th November 2022

Heavily influenced by legend and mythology, 'Gog Magog' is the exciting and magical new album by The Trials of Cato.

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The Great Southern Hustle – Hillbilly Vegas

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25th November 2022

Hillbilly Vegas are back with the upbeat 'The Great Southern Hustle'. An album that's full of energy and floor filling music

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Devil May Care – Dave Arcari

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18th November 2022

Scottish Alt-blues troubadour Dave Arcari returns with new album 'Devil May Care' featuring some of his best work to date.

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I Know Nothing – St Catherine’s Child

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17th November 2022

'I Know Nothing' is the mesmerising new single by transatlantic singer-songwriter St. Catherine’s Child.

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Thread – Wise Woman

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16th November 2022

An auspicious debut by the East Anglian-based female quartet that blends jazz, blues and folk to intoxicating effect.

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Only The Strong Survive – Bruce Springsteen

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13th November 2022

Soul alone Bruce Springsteen is back without the E Street Band with the uplifting album, 'Only The Strong Survive'.

Folk and Tumble Interviews and Articles

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Interview with Martyn Joseph

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10th November 2022

Ahead of his long awaited return to Belfast, we talk to Martyn Joseph about his current album, touring post-pandemic and returning to Belfast.

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Interview with Paul Carrack

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8th November 2022

Accomplished musician Paul Carrack took time out before a sold-out concert to talk to us about his long and illustrious career in music.

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Ricky Ross to Play Belfast Concert

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6th November 2022

Radio presenter, solo artist and founding member of Scottish pop rockers Deacon Blue, Ricky Ross announces intimate Belfast concert.

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Interview With Carolyne Mas

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3rd November 2022

Carolyne Mas talks to Folk & Tumble about career highs and lows, comparisons with Bruce Springsteen, and the surprise signing of a new record deal.

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Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse Premiere New Video

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21st October 2022

Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse unveil stunning new video ahead of U.K. and European winter tour.

Featured image for Glen Hansard Announces Single and Irish Tour

Glen Hansard Announces Single and Irish Tour

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20th October 2022

Glen Hansard raises awareness of the plight of Ukraine and it's displaced people with new single 'Take Heart'.

Featured image for Brigid O’Neill Announces New Single

Brigid O’Neill Announces New Single

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12th October 2022

Brigid O'Neill's new single heralds the start of a busy time for the County Down singer.

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Bruce Springsteen Announces An Album of Soul Classics.

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29th September 2022

Two years on from 'Letter to You', Bruce Springsteen is back with a soulful bang.

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Kira Mac Release New Single and Video

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23rd September 2022

Full of Fire, Shadows & Fury, Kira Mac Release Their Latest Single ‘Mississippi Swinging’ And Its Accompanying Video