It may be Joan Baez’ farewell tour, but her incredible, captivating voice will stay with audiences forever, writes Alex Corns
The Mancunion talks to singer Pheobe Bridgers — talented, polite but not afraid to speak her mind
Love and uncertainty: melancholy music and intriguing themes prevail in a week of releases from the old and new of the musical spectrum
Roma Havers celebrates the news of the new Nobel Prize for Literature winner Bob Dylan, and considers the state of mind of the contemporary literary scene
Phoebe Clarke chats to Jack Savoretti on his number album, and finds out whether being compared to Bob Dylan ever gets old.
Tom Ingham explores the acoustic guitar’s decline, from folk revivalist weapon to X-Factor accessory
Hop has taken things back to basics, making the festival experience all about the fans.