Album of The Week

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Multi-award-winning Scottish folksinger, songwriter and storyteller, Karine Polwart and pianist and composer, Dave Milligan’s ‘Still As Your Sleeping’ release is an intimate and elegant collaborative album. Recorded in Pencaitland, East Lothian, during summer 2021, it is threaded through with images of stillness and flux, leaving and returning, and pivots of change. Karine says that “one […]

This week’s Album of the Week – When Feathers Appear by Catriona McKay & Alistair MacDonald – is described by its creators as “slow music to submerge yourself in, exhilarating sounds for embracing the storm, music of love, loss and transformation.” Catriona, who plays Scottish harp with Alistair providing live electronics, were missing making new […]

Rest In Blue is the latest album from Gerry Rafferty – and it has been released 10 years after his death. Thanks to the determination of his daughter, Martha Rafferty, this terrific collection of 14 songs can now be heard, reminding everyone of the singer/songwriter talent the man from Paisley clearly was. Many of the […]

Scottish composer, producer and session musician, Duncan Lyall is a trail blazer whose innovative work has won him many admirers. His latest album release, Milestone – a suite of music that was commissioned for the world-renowned Celtic Connections Festival in 2019 in Glasgow – has been praised for its progressive and contemporary styles. Duncan is heavily […]

Singer/songwriter Diana Schad has been creating music for as long as she can remember – and her debut album, Lulladi amply demonstrates the depths of her talents. The album – with Diana providing all the piano and vocals – flows warmly and vividly with songs drawn from her life experiences, and a follow-up record is […]

With his second full-length album – Hold Fast – he’s been described as a “Hebridean Springsteen” which is not a description Colin Macleod is likely to be unhappy about. A crofter on the Isle of Lewis, Colin’s 10-track album includes shades of Americana, country rock as well as refined folk – and on two of […]

Boo Hewerdine is one of the greatest songwriter performers in the business and a unique talent. He has worked with the likes of Eddi Reader, Chris Difford Sia, K.D Lang, Kris Drever (Lau), Duke Special, David McAlmont, and Brooks Williams. Selected Worksincludes tracks picked by Reveal Records’ Tome Rose and showcases Boo’s songs and performances. […]

Càirdeas – meaning “kinship/friendship” in Scottish and Irish Gaelic – by Brian Ó hEadhra and Fiona NicChoinnich – is our new album of the week. Càirdeas is a celebration of family, friends, languages and cultures spanning Scotland, Ireland and Canada and all of the songs reflect that joyously. This is Highland-based duo Brian and Fiona’s […]

Our current album of the week is ‘The Smoky Smirr O Rain’ by the critically-acclaimed, Sarah-Jane Summers and Juhani Silvola. It is the Scottish/Finnish duo’s third album and 10th anniversary celebration – and it deftly displays their creative blending of tradition and experimentation over 11 stunning instrumental tracks. They have long been admired for their […]

Our current Album of the Week is ‘Newcomer’ by Glasgow-based composer and fiddle player, Gráinne Brady. This is the second release from the hugely talented Gráinne, who is originally from Co. Cavan, Ireland. The music for the 10-track album was inspired by Irish writer Patrick MacGill’s second novel, The Rat-Pit, which is set at the […]


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