The Otherworldly Music of Sleepthief

I've never heard of Justin Elswick until recently when I listened to Sleepthief at MySpace. I love what I heard...a soundscape of electronic music laced with lush orchestrations and angelic voices.Vocalists like Nicola Hitchcock who worked with Mandalay as well as Kristy Harkshaw are featured.The strength of Justin's composition is his use of strong melodies [...]

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Ailein Duinn(Dark Allan) by Capercaillie

Category: Music Genre: Other Artist: Capercaillie Capercaillie is a Scottish Celtic band composed of Karen Matheson -Vocals David Chimp Robertson — Percussion Donald Shaw — Keyboards, accordion Charlie McKerron — Fiddle Michael McGoldrick — Flute, whistle, Uilleann pipes Manus Lunny — Bouzouki, guitar Ewen Vernal — Bass Che Beresford — Drums David Chimp Robertson — [...]

Mary Fahl’s kick ass take on a Pink Floyd Album:She is a Goddess!

Although this album is not necessarily Celtic , Mary Fahl possess a voice that crosses genres.She has a distinctive atmospheric vocals that can bring to mind images of medieval castles and haunted monasteries. Mary Fahl has the ‘it’.I am not a Pink Floyd fan and I would never even spend a buck on their album [...]

Celtic meets Gothic

Black Tape For Blue Girl andFaith And The Muse are two bands I am keeping my ears to these days. They're not new. They've been around since the eighties but it is now that cyberspace has given them 'accessibility.Truth to tell , I've heard about them since the mid-90s from a Goth friend but records [...]

Bridin Brennan

  Bridin Brennan is the youngest of the Brennan clan(the same musical family that gave you Enya and Moya Brennan)  from  Donegal,Ireland.I love the fact that she has gone  a long long way from being  an aspiring hair stylist into a singer/composer making an album in the adult pop/chillout category.You can't expect good old Clannad on [...]