On electronics in folk, adding drums as an afterthought and the art of arrangements: My interview with Tannara’s Becca and Owen

Tannara's Strands stands out as one of the brightest and most ambitious albums in the current Celtic folk scene. After listening to it repeatedly, a few things about it intrigued me so much I gathered up my courage and asked for an interview. I was delighted when Becca Skeoch and Owen Sinclair graciously took the … Continue reading On electronics in folk, adding drums as an afterthought and the art of arrangements: My interview with Tannara’s Becca and Owen

“The force of intuition and playing just one note forever”: my interview with Adam Sutherland

Last autumn, when I was only planning this web site, I found myself playing fiddler/composer/teacher Adam Sutherland's solo albums over and over and enthusing about them even to my prog rock loving son (who nodded approvingly). The personality that came through the music was so positive I picked up my courage and sent Adam a … Continue reading “The force of intuition and playing just one note forever”: my interview with Adam Sutherland