The Celtic Music Fan

Staying true to the roots while having a firm grip on the present!

And…Winter Came!

I have been checking out the instagram pics of my online pals. I see snow everywhere. Sad to say, there’s no such thing where I am. The tropics can be … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Baxteria Podcast #14

The episode 14 of my show is up. Yes despite the terrible week I am experiencing the show must go on. Tracklisting: Luke Kelly-The Auld Triangle Finnegan’s Hell-Drunken Christmas Caliorne-Scottish … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Celtic Music Fan’s Solemn Christmas Wish for 2013

This one goes to the fallen ones who are not spending what we call an ideal image of Christmas. I know this is the season to be Merry. Yes I … Continue reading

December 25, 2012 · 6 Comments

Flutist Brendan Mulholland Creates a (Sound) Wave

Plus: Celtic inspired Goth band BKR, Soundtrack for the ships, Sliotar pictures, Flutatious 2nd album, free mp3 download, artist sampler Philip Knight and the joy of music! It it fascinating … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

Reflections, Meditations and Walking the Mists

Thoughts and a little bit of book review for you. The United States still posses the biggest chunk of my readership.  The UK ranks the second. I am amused by … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Celtic Twist-Twist in the Tale (album review)

    I was so excited when the mailman gave this to me, that I stopped all chores and put this in my CD player. Celtic Twist is a duo that will win more followers with … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

January 20 Marks the Birthday of Roma Ryan

Happy Birthday Roma! I want to pay tribute to one of the amazing people in the history of music who shaped my life. Roma Ryan. She is the poet lyricist … Continue reading

January 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Blast From The Past: Banba by Clannad

————————————————————————————————— Banba introduced me to the music of Clannad. From there I started digging their old albums and I am still anticipating any release from them. From the somber and … Continue reading

January 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

That Good Old Christmas Feeling

Hello friends, readers and musicians. I have not forgotten you. It seems that the Christmas rush has gotten into yours truly.  I want to thank you for your continued support … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 2 Comments

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

Been working like a rocket for the past few weeks now. But I will never ever miss this day which is like Christmas. This is the part of the year … Continue reading

March 17, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Whole Of The Moon(two versions with lyrics)

Today I have been listening to The Whole Of The Moon– two versions repeatedly. Someone posted this in Twitter and before I knew it I was hooked going back and … Continue reading

February 7, 2011 · 2 Comments

Happy Birthday Roma Ryan

January 20th marks the birthday of Roma Ryan the Grammy award lyricist for Enya. I would describe Roma’s work as delicate, beautiful and timeless. Her works are something that one … Continue reading

January 7, 2011 · 1 Comment

Enya, in Her Own Words

Enya Writes For Irish Roots Magazine Thanks to Nigel and the rest of the gang at Unity for this information: ‘Enya recalls a special day that would change her life … Continue reading

October 14, 2010 · 7 Comments

Back to the 90s

Tubular Bells II Live from Edinburg Castle. Mike Oldfield is probably the world’s best instrumentalist-move over Yngwie Malmsteem, and the rest of the so-called guitar legends. Not only that his … Continue reading

June 8, 2010 · 3 Comments

From the Vault:Enya’s The Frog Prince

In early 80’s, Enya was approached by Time Warner’s David Puttnam to write a soundtrack fo a teen romance set in France. The Frog Prince was the result of the … Continue reading

May 28, 2010 · 5 Comments

Oh Look! An Enya Baseball Cap.

The Brennan siblings introduced me to Irish and the rest of the Celtic music in the world when I was still walking around in music. So it is no surprise … Continue reading

May 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

Leo’s Tavern, Up and Running!

My thanks to bigfan for posting the updates to Unity,our Enya forum/playground. Leo’s Tavern is the same place that gave birth to the famous Brennans , Enya and members of … Continue reading

April 3, 2010 · 3 Comments

Enya, hitting the #1 spot of the Billboard New Age chart

“I think they find it — they find me quite confusing, because — they know the music, but they don’t know anything about me … because I keep a very … Continue reading

January 19, 2010 · 12 Comments

Special Euromusic on Enya in January on Eurochannel‏

More news pouring in from both sides of the globe. I got an email  with attached pic and logo from Mandy Mokhtari Press Attache for Eurochannel. Special Euromusic on Enya … Continue reading

December 12, 2009 · 3 Comments

The Album Cover for The Very Best of Enya

Here is the  controversial album cover for The Very Best of Enya coming out this November 16. Ok folks , so the debate hasn’t ebbed yet? Actually I don’t care … Continue reading

September 23, 2009 · 5 Comments



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