Tag Archives: Celtic

Music And Song From Scotland – Greentrax 25th Anniversary Collection (2CD)

27 tracks: CD1: Dick Gaughan – Muir And The Master Builder * Barbara Dickson – Bridge Over Troubled Water * Skye Dance – Bannockburn * Eric Bogle – The Gift Of Years * Robin Laing – The Union Canal * Ian Hardie – The Old Bean Waltz * Jean Redpath – Dumbarton’s Drums * Archie […]

Manran (CD)

Manran have quite literally rocketed to the top of the Scottish music scene with their powerful combination of Gaelic and English songs. Driving accordion, fiddle, flute and a backline of drums and bass to make any mouth water. It was clear in June 2010 that the time had come for the six friends to unite […]

Transatlantic Sessions (Series Two) (DVD)

Folk and Roots musicians come together in what have been called ‘the greatest backporch shows ever’. Shetland fiddle virtuoso Aly Bain and dobro ace Jerry Douglas host a Highland gathering of the cream of Nashville, Irish and Scottish talent. The release of this complete ‘missing’ television series – originally produced in 1998 by Pelicula Films […]

Slange Ava – In Concert (CD)

Taken from the Slange Ava ‘In Concert’ DVD soundtrack, featuring all the songs. The band are relatively new on the circuit, with this being their debut recording. This is all their own work – no session players on this one. Keith MacLeod (lead guitar, mandolin, vocals), Donny Matheson (drums, vocals), Chris MacIntosh (keyboards, acoustic guitar) […]

Blazin’ Fiddles – Thursday Night In The Caley (CD)

Blazin’ Fiddles draws the distinct flavour of fiddle music from various regions of the Scottish highlands and islands. Great playing and a great tune selection to raise the roof. Fiddlers Bruce Macgregor, Allan Henderson, Jenna Reid and Iain Macfarlane are joined by Anna Massie on guitar/fiddle and Andy Thorburn on keyboard to form one of […]

Sandy Brechin and Friends – The Sunday Night Sessions At The Ensign Ewart Pub (CD)

Music from the regulars at Sandy Brechin’s long-running Sunday session at the Ensign Ewart pub on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Includes a bonus final track taken from a home recording by the piper Gordon Duncan of three of his own original tunes. Sandy Brechin (accordion) with John Currie (whistles, bagpipes), Shiela Sharp (flute), Peter Brady (fiddle, […]