… you obviously need to listen to modern British folk of the bleakest kind, such as The Unthanks, whom I'm seeing tonight, with Emma. Virtually every other gig they're doing is sold out, but A Dark Place doesn't have a very discerning public, so they've only sold 150 tickets: get down to the Wulfrun.
Actually, that's a little unfair. The wind howls round their new album less unforgivingly than the last. Here's proof: