Tag Archives: Scottish

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 […]

Stepping It Out Again (CD)

A compilation CD of traditional songs, tunes, stories and stepping from the county of Suffolk, north of England, Oxfordshire and Ulster. John Howson’s collection of recordings is housed in the British Library’s National Sound Archive. They were deposited there, digitised and catalogued as part of the Traditional Music In England Project. When he was awarded […]

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, […]