As dedicated and committed as Ireland is to her traditional music, Irish folk and trad musicians do move with the times. It’s been a great couple of days listening to two very different albums by Irish artists with their own vision. Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and the Irish Chamber Orchestra’s Róisín ReImagined was released a few … Continue reading An (almost) epic Irish double feature: Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Seo Linn
What I listened to in the summer of ’22, part 1: Shoona Mooney, Graham Rorie, Talisk
As middle-aged civil servants are entitled to their summer vacations and road trips, we spent most of my summer freedom travelling across Finland and relaxing in faraway corners and national parks of our country. Listening to music, the mandatory driving music notwithstanding, was really not a thing, except in a couple of Finnish folk music … Continue reading What I listened to in the summer of ’22, part 1: Shoona Mooney, Graham Rorie, Talisk
A new start to the new start
At the beginning of this year, I wrote a blog post explaining some of the issues that had kept me from updating this blog, I promised myself and whoever happens to read this blog that I would reboot myself and get back on the saddle. Well, then some work issues happend - not bad ones … Continue reading A new start to the new start
Album Review / Bèolach: All Hands
As a non-professional music blogger, I sometimes simply miss a new release and notice it only after some time has passed. So it was with this one; All Hands was released in late 2019 but I got up to speed with it only a couple of weeks ago. Thankfully, my tardiness takes nothing away from … Continue reading Album Review / Bèolach: All Hands
Welcome to a work in constant progress…!
NOTE: This is a November 10, 2022, update to this page You are most welcome to my contemporary folk and trad music fan site - so glad you found it! This site was previously called CeltBritFolkMusic but I have changed the title, although not the URL. This is essentially a blog that features album reviews … Continue reading Welcome to a work in constant progress…!