Archive for February, 2018



Alasdair Fraser-The Sweetness of Mary-Return to Kintail-Culburnie

Michael Black-The Willow Tree-Michael Black-Compass

Three Mile Stone-Old Innishowan-Irish Music from San Francisco


Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh–Seoithin -Daybreak-Compass

Deanta-The Usual Suspects-Whisper of a Secret-Green Linnet

John Doyle, Nuala Kennedy, Eamon Cleary- Lovely Nancy-The Alt-Under the Arch

Kevin Crawford-Phil and Rory’s-Carrying the Tune-Brooklyn Boy Records


Heidi Talbot-High Germany-Distant Future-Compass

Open House-The Okarina-Hoof and Mouth-Green Linnet

Wendy Stewart-The Dusty Miller/Love and Whiskey-About Time 2

Ossian-The Carrying Stream-The Carrying Stream-Green Trax


Old Blind Dogs-Tramps and Hawkers-Fit-Green Linnet

Eilidh Shaw-Liz Carroll’s-Heepirumbo-CD Trax

Dougie MacLean-Broken Wings-Marching Mystery-Dunkeld

Maddy Prior, Rose Kemp, Abbie Lathe-I Need you to turn to-Bib and Tuck-Park


John Doyle-Captain Glenn-Wayward Son-Compass

Joe McKenna-The Buachaill Dreota/Jackie Tar-The Irish Low Whistle

Maggie MacInnes-Cearcall min G’healalch-Oren na Mna

John McSherry-The Slide from Grace-Soma-Compass-Compass


Teresa Horgan and Matt Griffin-Fair Flowers of the Valley-Brightest Sky Blue

Johnny Connolly-Marcelle and Marcel-Bridgetown-Green Linnet

Sean Keane-Meeting is a Pleasure-Turn a Phrase-Kells

Patrick Street-The Raheen Medley-Live-Grenn Linnet


Maggie Boyle and Steve Tilson-Silver Dagger-Of Moor and Mesa-Green Linnet

Teresa Horgan and Matt Griffin-Roscommon Reel-Brightest Sky Blue-H & G

Michael Black-Little Pack of Tailors-Michael Black

Usher’s Island-The Half Century Set-Usher’s Island




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This is the first installment of new music we brought back from Celtic Connections 2018.

Duncan Chisholm “Haze Across the Sun” from Sandwood (2018) on Copperfish

Hannah Rarity “Miller Tae My Trade” from Beginnings – Ep on Hannah Rarity

String Sisters “The Blooming Conductor (Live)” from Between Wind and Water (2018) on String Sisters

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Patrick Ball “Cremonea” from Celtic Harp, Vol. IV: O’Carolan’s Dream (1989) on Fortuna Records


Margaret Stewart “An Dòmhnallach Urramach (The Noble son of Clan Donald)” from Togaidh Mi Mo Sheòlta (2008) on Greentrax

Blazin’ Fiddles “Catch and Kiss” from North on Blazin’ Fiddles

Gillebride MacMillan “Iain Mac ‘Ic Fhionghainn” from Air Forladh (On Leave) on Dealas Limited

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The Friel Sisters “Jigs: Humours of Ballyloughlin / Rakes of Clonmel / Kilkenny Jig (feat. Gearoid Ó Maonaigh & Seamus O’Kane)” from The Friel Sisters on The Friel Sisters

Cathal McConnell “The Hurricane of Reels” from Long Expectant Comes At Last (2000) on Compass Records

Liz Carroll “Barbra Streisand’s Trip to Saginaw / Michael Connell’s” from On the Offbeat (2013) on Liz Carroll

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Nava “Banish Misfortune” from Nava on Independent

Estbel “Väike Lind” from Saar on Nordic Notes

Lahira “Ailean Duinn” from Live at CC on Independent

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Skyhook “Snowing Up the Hill: Miller of Drone/Calum Breugach / Midgefest / Snowing Up the Hill” from At the Stringsmith’s Forge on Skyhookmusic

Sam Kelly “The King’s Shilling” from The Lost Boys on TCR Music

Fiddler’s Bid “On The Wings Of Skorie” from Da Farder Ben Da Welcomer on Greentrax Recordings

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Blazin’ Fiddles “The Highlander’s Revenge” from The Key (2018) on Blazin’ Fiddles

Skipinnish “alive” from The Seventh Wave (2017) on Skipinnish Records

Skipinnish “The Hag: The Hag at the Churn / The Gathering / Dolina MacKay / Michael Rankins” from The Seventh Wave (2017) on Skipinnish Records

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Alasdair Fraser-Independence Trail-Dawn Dance-Culburnie

Runa-Erin, Gra mo Chroi-Jealousy-Runa

June McCormick And Michael Rooney-Aghaidh Jhanuis-Draiocht-Draiocht Music



Dougie McLean-Ca the Yowes-Tribute-Dunkeld

Cythara-Women of Ireland/Morrison’s Jig/Over the Hills and Far Away-Plucked and Hammered-KRL

Mairead ni Mhaonaigh-A Oganaigh Og-Na Mooney-Traditional Arts

Usher’s Island-The Half Century Set-Usher’s Island-Compass



Mary Jane Lammond Wendy MacIssac-Air aGhille Tha mo Run-Seinn-Factor

John Doyle Usher’s Island-Heart in Hand-Usher’s Island-Compass

McKasson and McDonald-The Cheese Closet-Harbour

Julie Fowlis-Puirt-A-Beul-Every Story-Machair



Archie Fisher-Yonder Banks-Sunsets I’ve Galloped Into-Snow Goose

Deanta-The Usual Suspects-Whisper of a Secret-Green Linnet

Jim Malcolm-The Echo Mocks the Corncrake-The Corncrake-Beltane

Steve Baughman-Leitrim Queen-Farewell to Orkney-Celtic Guitar



Runa-Farewell to Tarwathie-Live-Runa

Ensemble Galilei-The Celt-The Mystic and the Muse-Dorian

Steve Byrne-Young Jessie O Bonnie Dundee-Songs from Home-Green Trax

Grainne Murphy-The New Mown Meadow/Maids of Mount Kisco-Murphy



Cassie and Maggie-The King’s Shilling-Sterling Road-Cassie and Maggie

Joe McKenna Contentment is Wealth-The Irish Low Whistle-Shanachie

Battlefield-Battle of Waterloo-The World’s Room-Green Linnet

Billy McComiskey-Keogh’s/Maggie Lynn-Outside the Box-Compass



Karen Casey and John Doyle-Exile’s Return-Exile’s Return-Compass

Cythara-Cunningham’s Odd Dance-Plucked and Hammered

Ed Miller-The Spanish Lady-Never Frae my Mind-Wellfield

Franco Morone-The Road to Lisdoonverna-The Road to Lisdoonvarna





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