From Lynched to Lankum: Ian Lynch on folk song collecting and the ‘pure drop’  

Lynched or Lankum; Lankum or Lynched? Rumours have been doing the rounds for some time that the acclaimed Dublin four-piece would be changing their name, and sure enough, in the days following this interview, they published the following statement, confirming that from here on in, Lankum they would be:  While it’s clearly an important occasion, it’s not something that Ian Lynch – co-founder of the band – seems to have on his mind when I call him up in mid-January. Like so many of his contemporaries, he’s a young man who has the folk bug and has the folk bug bad. He’s bonhomie itself, but […]

Source: From Lynched to Lankum: Ian Lynch on folk song collecting and the ‘pure drop’ – Grizzly Folk

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