This week I talk to Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker. Over the course of their first four albums they’ve steadily built their audience, while gaining critical acclaim at the same time. Newly signed to Rough Trade records, their fifth album will be released in the autumn.

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The Low Culture Podcast is a series of conversations with musicians, artists and writers about their work both in and outside of the folk bubble. Series one will upload every Tuesday for 10 weeks beginning on the 17th of May. You can subscribe on iTunesStitcher or with the RSS feed.