Tag Archives: folk

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 […]

Ronnie Ross – The Land That I Love (CD)

Ronnie Ross has been working in Scottish entertainment since the 1960s and is an excellent all round entertainer. He sings, plays keyboards, accordion and guitar, while his backing musicians provide guitar, banjo, mandolin, bagpipes, drums and backing vocals. He works the hotel and club circuit in the Highlands of Scotland. Well known and much loved […]

Bruce Guthro – Celtic Crossing (CD)

Charismatic front man of the Scottish band Runrig, Canadian born Bruce’s music is based on Celtic rock inspired by the Scottish highlands. The album was recorded in Ireland, with half the songs written by Bruce, along with a few classic folk songs from Nova Scotia. “Farewell Nova Scotia” can almost be described as his home […]

Simon Bradley Trio – Grogarry Lodge (CD)

The music was all written by Simon over the last twenty years, reflecting his time in Donegal, Manchester, Edinburgh, Asturias and Uist. The CD was recorded over four days in May 2011 at Grogarry Lodge in South Uist. One of the tracks was recorded at a concert given during these four days. Simon Bradley (fiddle, […]

Annie Grace – The Bell (CD)

Hints of jazz and blues are melded with contemporary songs in the folk vein. The multi-instrumentalist and superb singer Annie Grace has lots of experience through her work with The Iron Horse, The Unusual Suspects, Scottish Women and others. Annie Grace (lead vocals, pipes, whistle), Jonny Hardie (guitar, fiddle, viola, vocals), Aaron Jones (guizouki, guitar, […]

Isobel Ann Martin – Duslach Is Or – Dust And Gold (CD)

Debut album from the Lewis born winner of the Traditional Gold Medal at the 2005 National Mod, Scotland’s Premier Gaelic Festival. Distinct and versatile vocals on both traditional and self-penned contemporary Gaelic songs. Isobel Ann Martin (vocals), Peter Young (percussion), Dow Tomlin (bass), Bob Williams (guitar), Calum Martin (guitar, vocals), Blair Douglas (accordion, organ, piano), […]