West London folk scene: artists you won’t want to miss

by • December 15, 2011 • Arts & CultureComments (0)664

For those who enjoy folk music, you may want to turn your attention to the West London folk scene. The extremely popular band Mumford and Sons hail from the area, as well as many other talented performers.

Here are some artists that I recommend you check out:

Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit

Johnny Flynn is a folk singer, actor and poet. His latest album, Been Listening was released in 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check Out:

The Wrote and the Writ

Kentucky Pill

 

Laura Marling

Laura Marling recently won the award for Best Female Solo Artist at the 2011 Brit Awards. She has recorded several albums, and recently released A Creature I Don’t Know.


 

 

 

 

 

Check Out:

Night after Night

 

Noah and the Whale

Noah and the Whale is another indie-folk band originating in West London. They have released several distinct albums, ranging from upbeat to songs laced with painful remembrance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out:

Rocks and Daggers

Blue Skies

Erica

Hello! My name is Erica and I love the environment and spending time outdoors. I enjoy folk music, farmers markets, writing poetry and playing the guitar. I am excited to blog this year and contribute to alternative media in a time that has attempted to quiet it.

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