Archive for August, 2011



Duncan Chisholm-camhanaich air machair-Canaich-Copperfish

Cara Dillon-Hill of Thieves-Hill of Thieves-Proper

Rebecca Lomnicky-Josefin’s Waltz-The Call


John Doyle-The Gallant Poacher-Wayward Son-Compass

Rachel Walker-Smebrach clann Domhnaill-Skippinish

Liz Carrol-The Onery Upright/Sassis Back-Lake Effect-Grenn Linnet

Daimh-He m’ eille-Diversion-Green Trax


Anuna-Dulaman-Essential Anuna-Kocs Records

Nuala Kennedy-Hop Jigs-New Shoes-Compass

Steve Johnson-The Rocks of Bawn-Lowlands-Bourough South Music

Altan-Sport-Local Ground-Narada



Liz Carrol/John Doyle-Lament for Tommy Maken-Double Play-Compass

Altan/Mairead ni Mhaonigh-There’s a Fair Tomorrow-Another Sky-Narada

The High Kings-Maire’s Wedding-The High Kings

Cara Dillon-Spenser the Rover-Hill of Thieves


Lunasa-The Raven’s Rock-La NuaLunasa Records

Dougie MacLean-Trail of the Survivor-Essential

Spenser Brewer/Rebecca Lomnicy-The Panda-Inspired-Brewer Lomnicky

Andy Stewart/Manus Lunny-Take Her in Your Arms-Joyful Noise-Green Linnet


Matt & Shannon Heaton-Thady Casey/The Reel of Rio-Blue Skies Above

Muirean ni Amhlaoibh-Free and Easy-Daybreak

Jim Malcolm-A Man’s a Man for All That-Acquaintance

Pat Kilbride-si Beag si Mor-Celtic Treasure II Narada

Brendan Power-Countess Cathleen-Music for Riverdance




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Artist – Tune – CD – Label
Duncan Chisholm – I Horo ‘s na Oro Eile – Canaich – Copperfish Records
Twa Folk – Whaur Will We Gang – Twyned – independent
Chris Norman – The Darling/The Dram Shell/The Darling/Golden Locks/Arthur’s Seat – The Caledonian Flute – Boxwood MEdia
Ed Miller – Cholesterol – Lowlander – Wellfield Records
Moya Brennan & Cormac deBarra – Crann Ull – Voices & Harps – Beo Records
Loreena McKennitt – Brian Boru’s March – The Wind that Shakes the Barley – Qunlan Road Records
Nuala Kennedy – The Spider and the Fly – Tune In – Compass
The Gloaming – Oro Se Do Bhaeatha Mhaile – http://www.note.ie/htm/series/2011/the_gloaming.htm
Catriona MacKay & Chris Stout – White Nights – White Nights – MacKay Stout Music
James Graham – Air an Traigh – Greisean Greine – Skipinnish Records
Manran – Chasing Daylight/Puir-a-Beul – Manran – Manran Records
Kevin Carr – The Poor Gaitero – King of the Pipers & Other Stories – independent
Susana Seivane – Taramundi e Alen – Susana Seivane – Green Linnet
Koun – Valse – Fest Vraz (Musiques Bretonnes) – Keltia Musique
Les Soeurs Goadec – Ar Verjelenn/La Bergere – Fest Vraz
Skeduz – Rag ar Plinn – Fest Vraz
Annie Ebrel – Dans Ar C’hi – Nuit de la Saint-Patrick – Keltia Musique
Baka Beyond – Ra-Li-O – East to West – Narada World
Afro Celt Sound System – Whirl-y Reel 2 (Folk Police mix) – Volume 1: Sound Magic – Real World
Kila – Bi-Ann – Tog E Go Bog E – Kila Records

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Liz Carrol/John Doyle-Nearby Long Ago-Double Play-Compass Records

Carla Sciaky-The Band of Shearers-Her Infinite Variety-Green Linnet

Grey Larsen-The Gathering-The Gathering- Sugar Hill


Arcady-The Banks of the Lee-Celtic Love Songs-Shanachie

Aidan O’Rourke-Mangersta Beach-Sirius-Verical

Kate Rusby-A Rose in April-Hourglass-Compass

Steve Baughman-Bonny Crossing the Alps-Drop of the Pure-Tall Tree


Brian McNeill-Scotus-The Baltic Tae Byzantium-Green Trax

Michael Black-Mo Mhadu Beag-Michael Black

Liz Carrol/John Doyle-John Cahill’s Jig/Tommy Doyle-Double Play-Compass

Meav-The Newry Boat Song-Silver Sea


Jim Malcolm-Parcel O’Rouges-Aquaintance-Beltane

Poozies-Another Train-Compass

The House Devils-Naomi Wise-Irish Folk

Rebecca Lomnicky-Josefin’s Waltz-The Call


Jeff Moore-Song of the Isles-The Dove’s Perch-Fleagul Recordings

Cara Dillon-Hill of Thieves-Hill of Thieves-Proper

Dervish-Swallow’s Tail-Spirit-Compass

Norht Cregg-Ther was a Maid-Summer at my Feet-


John Renborn-Estampie-Traveler’s Prayer-Shanachie

Kris Drevor-Patrick Spence-Black Water-Compass

Dochas-Castle Kelley/Mike’s Reel-The Crossing

Orla-Na Buachailli Alainn-The Water is Wide-Manhatten Records


Kevin Burke-The Okarina/The Tatoo-Hoof and Mouth-Green Linnet

Dougie MacLean-Broken Wings-Marching Mystery-Dunkeld

Franco Morone-L’inconnu de Limoise-The Road to Lisdoonvarna-Rough Trade


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Artist – Tune – CD – Label
Twa Folk – Eleanor Plunkett/Camy Cug’s a Bosie – Twyned – independent
Irene Watt – Fisherman’s Lassie – Tide of Change – independent
Twa Folk – Whaur Will We Gang? – Twyned – independent
Twa Folk – Sae Will We Yet – Twyned – independent
Giant’s Dance – Sarah/Musical Priest – Giant’s Dance – independent
Tony DeMarco – The Mullingar Races/The Boys on the Hilltop – The Sligo Indians – Smithsonian Folkways
Giant’s Dance – Pills of White Mercury – Giant’s Dance – independent
Cady Finlayson – Buttermilk Mary/Speed the Plough/The Tarbolton – Shines Like Silver – Violincaddy Music
Duncan Chisholm – Lorient Mornings/2:50 to Vigo – live at St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow
Sineag Macintyre – Gaelic song about false teeth – live at Universal Folk CLub, Glasgow
David Brewer & Rebecca Lomincky – live at Matheson Performing Arts Center, Mendocino
Isla St Clair – The Plooman Laddies – Tatties & Herrin’: the land – Greentrax
Brendan Begley & Caoimhain O’ Raghallaigh – Dha Pholca Dalaigh – A Moment of Madness
Niamh ni Charra – Cailleach An Airgid – Sugach Samh (Happy Out) – independent
John McSherry – The Stone of Destiny – Soma – Compass
Sean Keane – Tunnel Tigers – Turn a Phrase – Kells Music
Silly Wizard – A Lover’s Heart – A Glint of Silver – Green Linnet
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – The Jig Runrig/The Pitnacree Ferryman – Highlander’s Farewell – Culburnie Records
James Graham – Maili Dhonn – Greisean Greine – Skipinnish Records
Daimh – Taighean Geala – Diversions – Greentrax
Capercaillie – Inexile – The Future Sound of Gaeldom – Survival Records
Manran – Chasing Daylight – Manran – Manran Records
Manran – Oran na Cloiche – Manran – Manran Records

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