Sunday, December 16, 2012

Eric Linklater - Eric Linklater [CD]

The debut album by this young talented Orcadian fiddler Eric Linklater. A student at the Royal Scottish Conservatoire, Eric shows his deft touch on a range of tunes from his native Orkney as well as tunes from further afield.

Joining him is Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley, Stewart Shearer, Ryan Cooper, Owen Tierney and David Delday.

Buy Eric Linklater CD ATCD082

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Gemma Donald - The Love O' Da Isles [CD]

New CD from young Shetland fiddler Gemma Donald. Stunning playing by Gemma, accompanied on Piano by Robert Black.

Buy Gemma Donald - The Love O' Da Isles [CD]

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Winners: MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2012

Well done to all of the winners of MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2012. Also well done to all those nominated.
Album of the Year Cillebhride (Kilbride) – Kathleen MacInnes
Club of the Year - Falkirk Folk Club
Composer of the Year - Mike Vass
Community Project of the Year - Feis Rois Ceilidh Trail 2012
Event of the Year - Scots Fiddle Festival
Gaelic Singer of the Year - Riona Whyte
Instrumentalist of the Year - Duncan Chisholm
Live Act of the Year - Session A9
Scots Singer of the Year - Paul McKenna
Scottish Dance Band of the Year - Deoch ‘’n” Dorus
Scottish Folk Band of the Year - Breabach
Pipe Band of the Year - George Watson’s College Pipes and Drums
Trad Music in the Media - Julie Fowlis for Brave
Music Tutor of the Year - Gillian Frame
Up and Coming Artist of the Year - Niteworks
Venue of the Year Award - Bogbain Farm, Inverness
Services to Gaelic Music - Rory and Calum MacDonald of Runrig
Hamish Henderson Services to Traditional Music Award - Isobel Mieras