Did You Listen To “Help Ye!” By Dónal McCague This Easter?

The new track Help Ye! By Dónal McCague is now available to listen to via SoundCloud.It was uploaded last Friday. It is a traditional fiddle track which he is known for, with his distinctive style. No further information has been added yet but this could be a demo for a new album to come. In 2011 he …

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 Learn a tune from “The Waylaid Man” and get a FREE CD.

Do you want to get a free copy of an Irish traditional record? Well you better hurry before offer runs out. According to Irish recording artist Michael McCague:    So grab your camera phones and make a video of yourselves playing one of his tunes. Hey it wouldn't be hard even if you don't have his …

Get your copies of The Widening Gyre by Altan now!

“The title The Widening Gyre appeals to us and depicts the spiral of life, widening and embracing the new. It has an innate energy. We think that idea is reflected in the album’s music,” says Mairéad. Every Altan release is defined by craft and experience. The Widening Gyre is no exception. It just goes to prove …

Iain Fraser: Tunes taken from his book of “Scottish Fiddle tunes”

To celebrate the Scottish spirit of independence, I scouted for old and new tunes from Celtic fiddler Iain Fraser. There is something magical in the way he plays that fiddle. It's akin to silver snow falling. I've been looking forward to exchange messages with this legendary composer and I am glad I finally did. He …

James Law’s Neknomination (Fiddle Version)

  As the extraordinary fiddler of the Canadian Celtic trio NUA, his projects don't go unnoticed. As in the case of this Neknomination, where he shows his amazing instrumental excellence through guitar and fiddle. I did a brief message exchange with him and came up with interesting facts, including a forthcoming new album from NUA! 1. Can …