Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas

I love obscure tunes and the history behind them. For example I learned that Coventry Carol has a long history that dates all the way to the 16th century. And learning about one song will also encourage you to look at the wide vast of knowledge that covers holiday tunes. Once in Royal David's City …

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The Gothard Sisters New Magical Album

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRx0NsrkFKc   The Gothard Sisters define the spirit of the season with their new album Falling Snow. What brought the album close to my heart is its vivacious atmosphere. There is no shortage of upbeat tracks in this 10-track album. Apart from the vocal acrobats, you are in for an instrumental treat like the elaborated …

Time to Play The Wexford Carols by Caitriona O’ Leary

Looking for a winter album to jam to? I am going to talk about The Wexford Carols by Caitriona O'Leary. I wrote about it last Christmas and even did an interview with the artist. I just feel it is timely to discuss about holiday albums at this point because when you go out there to …

The Wexford Carols brings the 17th and 18th century Irish Christmas songs to your Living Room

Like the warm hearth of the past, The Wexford Carols is a joy to listen to! For the rest of us who respond to our shared musical genre (especially in terms of holiday tunes), The Wexford Carols is a perfect release. This album is the focus of interest not just among 'academic' listeners but also …

Download The Heavenly Echoes of Winter by Sleepthief for Free Now!

The holiday season always brings the best in every artist. Justin Elswick, a.k.a. Sleepthief has just dropped a collection of holiday tunes via Soundcloud. And they are amazing! Echoes of Winter has six tunes recorded in the Sleepthief manner:intricate, dreamy and artfully layered. Dues Meus is the opening track performed by his sister Amanda Elswick. The …