As a child growing up in Humboldt, June was exposed to gospel music at her local church and R&B and soul music via her father.
“Kids today can’t imagine a world without this portal to their alternative virtual planet, but I like to encourage their interest in the real world – in getting their hands dirty, lighting fires, skinning rabbits…
It’s a conflict I struggle with.”Matthews said that she had asked her children to consider whether following certain individuals on Instagram “really improves the quality of their lives”.
‘The Ultimate Guide to Welsh Folk’ leaves no corner of Welsh folk music unturned: on this album you will hear a Welsh choir of miners, folk balladeers, some of the world’s best harpers and songs of old and new.
BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winners for Best Album 2015, 9Bach, feature on ‘The Ultimate Guide to Welsh Folk’ alongside singer/songwriters who are carving a name for themselves in the contemporary Welsh folk scene such as Gwyneth Glyn.