Tag Archives: clarsach (harp)

Cheyenne Brown – Parallel Latitudes (CD)

A project highlighting the connection between Scotland, Alaska and a stream of infinite Earth-circling lines of parallel latitude. Cheyenne was brought up in Alaska and spent nine years in Scotland. Her music comes from a variety of sources. Cheyenne Brown (Dusty Strings harp), Seylan Baxter (cello), Jon Bews (fiddle), Dave Boyd (pan art hang, frame […]

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 […]

Scottish Music At The RSAMD – The Future Of Our Past (CD)

A mixture of music and songs by students on the Scottish Music courses of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. A spectacular mix of virtuosity and vibrance describes the students on the BA and PG Dip Scottish Music course at the acclaimed Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Hailing from […]

The Shee – Decadence (CD)

The Shee are an exceptional all-female band showcasing three powerful vocalists and an astonishing level of instrumental prowess.  Their diverse range of individual musical influences combine to produce an adventurous brew of Folk, Scots, Gaelic and Bluegrass. Decadence is the second album from the group. Their debut album A Different Season was followed by nominations […]

Colum Sands and Maggie MacInnes – The Seedboat – Bata an t-Sil (CD)

“The Seedboat sails from Barra shore, Young Donald’s gone to Newry, And though he swears a swift return, ‘Til then she’ll miss him dearly…” These opening lines of translation follow in the wake of a bitter-sweet love song that has inspired two musicians from either end of its voyage to embark on a fascinating new […]

Canntaireachd (CD)

See track listing, hear mp3 music samples and buy the CD here: Canntaireachd A group of Gaelic-speaking teenagers from around Inverness, who sing traditional and self-penned Gaelic songs. Formed under the umbrella of Feis Na h-Oige, the youngsters (aged 13-17) all went through Gaelic medium primary education in Inverness, on to various secondary schools around […]