Category Archives: English Folk

The Golden Bath’s 2013: Album Of The Year – Part 3 of 3

These are the albums that stood out above all the others. It is impossible to say which is better than the other, so these are all tied for second place as the Ironbath’s favourite album of 2013. Patty Griffin ‘American Kid’ … Continue reading

Posted in Amy Speace, Band Of Joy, Bella Hardy, Buddy Miller, Emmylou Harris, English Folk, Jason Isbell, John Fullbright, Matraca Berg, Patty Griffin, Robert Plant, Rodney Crowell | 1 Comment

Albums of 2011: Another 5 nominations

2011 really was a great year for music. This time last year the choice was far more sparse. There were some great albums in 2010: Caitlin Rose ‘Own Side Now’ (A 2010 release in the UK), Mary Gaultier’s ‘The Foundling’, Laura Marling’s … Continue reading

Posted in Adele, Bella Hardy, Caitlin Rose, Elizabeth Cook, English Folk, Laura Marling, Mary Gauthier, Megan Henwood, Over The Rhine, The Tallest Man On Earth, The Unthanks, Top 5 | 3 Comments

Chasing The Light

Great news dropped into the Ironbath’s in-box today. The Old Dance School, the Ironbath’s favourite English Folk band has announced a new album ‘Chasing The Light’ to be released officially next March, but unofficially is available to order now from … Continue reading

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Recording the professions of a dying past

A few weeks back you may remember that the Ironbath held the 1st virtual English Folk festival on his blog where Seth Lakeman was introduced as the current king of the genre. Seth has left his major label and has … Continue reading

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English Folk: Introducing the Ironbath’s virtual festival

The Ironbath wonders why good people spend their hard-earned money travelling around the world for 2 weeks each year in order to discover the cultures of others when they overlook their own cultures for the other 50 weeks? Perhaps in England … Continue reading

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