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"Sandwood" - Duncan Chisholm
Duncan Chisholm’s playing is utterly unmistakable.  This is fiddling at its very best – light of touch and cram-packed with expression.  I have followed him from the early Wolfstone days in the 90s (quite literally, we followed the Wolfstone decal’d...
"Innes Watson’s Guitar Colloquium" – Innes Watson
Cruising along the A77, top down, towards the beach, these upbeat, Sunday driving tunes filled me with gladness.  OK, so it’s February and I drive a Polo, but the feeling remains the same.  From the outset - Innes’s funky ‘Prelude...
"Not an EP" - Mec Lir
This is a charming little album, full of personality and great playing.  Only seven tracks long it still packs a punch.  Big, meaty fiddle, a serious rhythm section and some cracking bouzouki playing all make for a strong sound.  Nicely...
"Sanctuary" - Ross Ainslie
‘Sanctuary’ is one of those albums that get right under your skin.  The melancholy strains of the Eastern-influenced strings coupled with the deeply haunting whistle take you to another plane…  where there are elephants.  There are definitely elephants.  And peacocks....
"ERA" - Gary Innes
I sat down to listen to ‘ERA’ with high hopes.  The host of high calibre Scottish musicians involved in the making of this ‘solo’ album could not fail to deliver. Just like the man himself, this album exudes warmth, love,...