https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yB3QETQKERA Sometimes it's better to not categorize any style of music because it puts barriers to it and it also takes out the fun. But yeah execs think it is good to file them under a particular musical umbrella for marketing reasons.... I stumbled upon We Banjo 3 by 'accident' and I won't elaborate on [...]
https://youtu.be/F1agpkBHlCg Yesterday, I had a chat with good friend Dee McIlroy(owner of McIlroy Guitars) and he talked about Bene (Benedict) Morris, who just won BBC Scotland young trad musician of the year. He and Cormac Crummy released a wonderful album last year. So I listened to their tunes and was captivated right away! Their talents [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeHOwDGsBrk I don't know if you are already aware but Britain's most percussive quartet are back with new album Ancora. They already guested on BBC's Folk Radio which I will check out later. But it looks like they are making waves with this brand new release. Fans from all over the world are anticipating their [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY1vs2MH0ec Scottish trad is alive and well! One example is this emerging talent from Glasgow by the name of Eddie Seaman. Equally stunning players join him in this happy tune called The Fiddle Bee. Seaman credits this as " A wee tune by Fiddle player Madeleine Stewart." Eddie Seaman - Pipes/Whistles Luc McNally - Bouzouki [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NutrDoUGP8s Once in a while this site highlights new talents or songs that captivate the imagination. And Flauth impress us with their gentler version of Toss the Feathers. Such a lovely blend of instruments and melody.