Tag Archives: fiddle

Treacherous Orchestra – Origins (CD)

A turbo-charged twelve-piece plus guests supergroup comprising some of Scotland’s finest young          instrumentalists. An album of rousing, high energy fusion work from the vibrant Scottish folk scene, influenced by rock as well as traditional Celtic styles. Many of the group are also gifted composers, producers and engineers in their own right and 90% of the […]

Martyn Bennett – Aye (CD)

One of the most influential figures on the modern Folk scene, Martyn Bennett’s extraordinary music lives on. Fine examples of his experiments with traditional and world music, rave culture, remixing and much more besides from this great Scots piper, who sadly passed away far too young. A very informative accompanying booklet is included, giving an […]

Hullion – A Score And More (CD)

The Orkney band’s fiddle and mandolin led tunes and dialect songs are as distinctive as ever, and bound to delight their many fans. Twenty years and four albums on Hullion still enjoy playing together, albeit with a few changes in line-up. Hear music samples, view track listings, see more details and order here: Hullion – […]

The Vatersay Boys – An Rathad A Bhatarsaigh – The Road To Vatersay (CD)

Second album – energetic, raw ceilidh music from this inimitable four piece band from Scotland’s Western Isles, who have developed a huge fan base. In January 2012, BBC Alba screened Beware The Vatersay Boys, a one hour documentary charting their lives during the six months before the band’s gig at the Glasgow Barrowlands on Hogmanay. […]

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 […]

Brandon McPhee Scottish Dance Band – The Flying Scots – With Guests (DVD and CD)

  The accordion whizz-kid’s quality of playing is excellent and the title track is just superb. This young man is definitely one to watch.Brandon is the All Scotland Junior Traditional Accordion Solo Champion 2011. Brandon McPhee (accordion, harmony vocal), Alistair MacDonald (2nd accordion), Manson Grant (piano, vocals), Heather Sinclair (bass), Robert Cameron (drums). “During my […]