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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 […]

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 […]

Eddi Reader – Live In Japan (CD)

Recorded live at Billboard Live, Japan, in September 2011, showing off Eddi’s superb vocals and brilliant backing group. Includes favourites like Perfect and It’s Magic, finishing off with a Japanese children’s song, sung a cappella with the audience. Since the early 1980s, Eddi Reader has helped to define the landscape in which folk artists and […]

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), […]

Kate Rusby – While Mortals Sleep (CD&DVD)

One of England’s finest folk singers, Kate’s second album of festive music from Yorkshire is another cracker. Backing includes a brass section for that traditional Christmas sound. Hear music samples, view track listings, see more details and order here: Kate Rusby – While Mortals Sleep (CD)

Karine Polwart – Here’s Where Tomorrow Starts (DVD)

Singer songwriter Karine’s first DVD filmed largely in the Scottish Borders, with some of her old favourites as well as some new songs. Including some behind-the-scenes banter about her songs and inspirations. Karine has twice been the winner of Best Original Song at the BBC Folk Awards. Karine Polwart (vocals), Steven Polwart (guitars, ukulele, vocals), […]