From the Field: August 2015 no.1

As part of some ethnographic fieldwork in this research project I have been scouring the net on a regular basis searching the folk music hashtag [ #folkmusic ] As part of this regular investigation some entries will uploaded here to document data, as well as share some music I’ve come across. (Stay tuned…selected playlist at end of post)

25/08 11.23am

This snapshot comes from data collated on (a site tracking trends of hashtags, mainly used for more effective marketing online). This week it showcases homemade and independent videos, instagram pics of music hauls (usually lucky second hand vinyls finds), festival photos and promotion of music across the twitterverse.

Here’s a short (& silent- I’m in the library!) video screenshot…

Here’s some tunes that cropped up in today’s search…


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