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1986-2020: Celebrating Scotland's Music for over 30 Years

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Jock Tamson’s Bairns - Rare

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX266

The reputation of Jock Tamson's Bairns is so well-established that comment is almost superfluous.' (The Scotsman) Praise indeed, but it does sum up one of the country's most respected bands, having carried the torch for truly Scottish music since their inception at the end of the 1970s. In the hands… read more

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Colcannon - Dolphin Bay

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX263

Colcannon is a contemporary band from Adelaide, South Australia. The feel is Celtic but the songs are strongly Australian and the band concentrates on rich vocal harmonies and dynamic arrangements. The band includes multi-instrumentalist John Munro (of the Eric Bogle Band), the stunning voice of Kat… read more

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Shoormal - Migrant

 — £7 Last Few Copies — Groups — CD — CDTRAX247

Contemporary folk music from Shetland. The members of Shoormal - Shetland dialect for ‘where the shore meets the sea’ - are all native to Shetland and first emerged as a band at the Shetland Folk Festival in 1998. Freda Leask, Joyce McDill and Donna Smith joined forces in 1997 to create a… read more

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The Cottars - Made In Cape Breton

 — £7 Last Few Copies — Groups — CD — CDTRAX251

Young band from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Following in the footsteps of such musicians as Natalie MacMaster, The Rankins, The Barra MacNeils and Ashley MacIsaac, The Cottars prove that the music is alive and strong in today’s youth. The Cottars have become Cape Breton Island’s latest… read more

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The Poozies - Changed Days, Same Roots

 — £7 Last Few Copies — Groups — CD — CDTRAX249

The current incarnation of The Poozies consists of founder members Karen Tweed (accordion, vocals), Patsy Seddon (electro-harp, clarsach, fiddle, vocals) and Mary MacMaster (electro-harp, clarsach, vocals), with new girl Eilidh Shaw (fiddle, vocals). The Poozies have been evolving for over a decade… read more

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North Cregg - Summer At My Feet

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX250

North Cregg consists of Christy Leahy, Martin Leahy, Caoimhin Vallely, Fiona Kelleher, Ciaran Coughlan and Paul Meehan. Formed in Cork, Ireland, in 1996, the group have in their short history established themselves as one of the premier bands playing traditional Irish music today. Voted Best… read more

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GiveWay - Full Steam Ahead

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX245

The rise of GiveWay - sisters Fiona (17), Kirsty (15) and twins Amy and Mairi (13) - has been meteoric! In the short time since the girls chose the name GiveWay (on their way to a gig and after passing numerous Give Way road signs!) the group received a Danny Award at Glasgow's Celtic Connections in… read more

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La Sonera Calaveras - Numero Uno!

 — £6 Overstocks — G2 Label — Groups — CD — G2CD7009

La Sonera Calaveras revive the magical and intimate sound of classic Cuban ‘son’ music, dating from the 1920s and popularised by artists such as the Afro-Cuban All-Stars and Buena Vista Social Club. Their vibrant and passionate debut album is laced with influences from throughout Latin America… read more

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Salsa Celtica - El Agua De La Vida (The Water Of Life)

 — All Time Top 20 — G2 Label — Groups — CD — G2CD7010

An exciting album with a big, big sound! Salsa Celtica have established themselves as one of the hottest bands on the World, Latin and Celtic music circuits, having performed their own special blend of Latin and Scottish music worldwide, from Hollywood (via Toronto, New York, Gran Canaria, Paris and… read more

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Malinky - 3 Ravens

 — £10 Limited Supply — All Time Top 20 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX233

Winners of the Danny Award at Celtic Connections in 1999, Malinky’s debut album Last Leaves was runner-up in the Froots Album of the Year Poll of 2000. The voices of Karine Polwart and Steve Byrne remain at the heart of the material, as do their sympathetic string accompaniments (both on bouzouki… read more

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Slainte Mhath - VA

 — £7 Last Few Copies — Groups — CD — CDTRAX229

There’s a youthfulness abounding in the Celtic music scene these days. It’s fresh, energetic and fused with a sound that has a rich international flavour. It’s Slainte Mhath (pronounced Slawncha Va). The innovative Cape Breton quintet is keeping its traditional roots firmly planted, with a… read more

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Sileas - Play On Light

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX118

Patsy Seddon and Mary MacMaster are widely known as harp players, also for their work with The Poozies, Clan Alba and Caledon. 'An excellent recording.' (Ambience, Australia) read more

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The McCalmans - Where The Sky Meets The Sea

 — £10 Limited Supply — Groups — CD — CDTRAX232

‘The Macs’ continue their emphasis on strong harmony vocals with their first album since 1999’s Keepers. This recording reflects their summer tours of the Highlands, with songs of fishing boats and harbours, farms and battlefields. Stephen Quigg replaces Derek Moffat, whose untimely death in… read more

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Skyedance - Live In Spain

 — Culburnie Records — Groups — CD — CUL119D

Skyedance consists of Alasdair Fraser (fiddle), Eric Rigler (Scottish and uillean pipes), Chris Norman (wooden flute), Paul Machlis (keyboards), Peter Maund (percussion) and Mick Linden (bass). On this album the band were joined by Spanish guests including Galician singer Mercedes Peon (vocals),… read more

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Stairheid Gossip - Stirrin’ It Up

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX230

Close harmony a capella group of women singers from the Lowlands of Scotland. Harmony and solo singing with instrumental accompaniment on some tracks. Eileen Penman, Claire Lamond, Sylvia McGowan, Rebecca McKinney and Elaine Wallace. read more

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Pipedown - The First Measure

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX220

The band Pipedown was formed in 1998, when it won the Danny Kyle Open Stage Award at Glasgow's 2001 Celtic Connections festival. Drawing on influences from Scottish and Irish traditions, together with Celtic music worldwide, the result has been a powerful and distinctive sound, rich in melody and… read more

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Drinkers Drouth (with Davy Steele) - A Tribute

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX223

Jack Aitken, Dave Black, Tony Dougan and Brian Dougan emerged as Drinkers Drouth in 1974, brought together by a love of harmony singing and traditional and contemporary folk music. Throughout the 1970s the band played regularly in folk clubs, appeared on radio and at leading Scottish festivals. In… read more

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Slainte Mhath - Slainte Mhath

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX219

Slainte Mhath's unique, progressive Celtic sound is achieved partly through the use of a variety of unusual instruments including Latin percussion. The band members' backgrounds are diverse and they draw on a range of influences, including their Celtic and Acadian heritage and modern-day pop culture… read more

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Fiddlers’ Bid - Da Farder Ben Da Welcomer

 — All Time Top 20 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX218

This is Fiddlers’ Bid‘s third album, following their 1998 album Hamnataing, and comprises many traditional and contemporary tunes. Some of these are written by band members but mainly they are from the Shetland Islands, where their roots lie. Over the years Fiddlers’ Bid has delighted… read more

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The Easy Club

 — £10 Limited Supply — Groups — CD — CDTRAX205

This is the CD re-release of the crucial first album by the legendary Scots band The Easy Club, released on vinyl in 1984 and not available for many years, digitally remastered from the original tapes and reproducing the original sleeve art. The musical adventures of The Easy Club, fusing Scots folk… read more

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Bag O’ Cats - Out Of The Bag

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX193

Bag o' Cats are Dick Lee (clarinets, saxophones, recorders), an award-winning jazz musician who did groundbreaking work with Hamish Moore, Rick Bamford (drums, percussion), Nigel Richard (cittern, lauto, manditar, Border pipes), Fraser Fifield (Scottish smallpipes, Border pipes, whistles, saxophone)… read more

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Jock Tamson’s Bairns - May You Never Lack A Scone

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX206

The reputation of Jack Tamson's Bairns is so well established in Scotland and beyond that comment is almost superfluous! The band is made up of two outstanding singers in Rod Paterson (also guitar, trump) and John Croall (also bodhran, bones, whistles) along with Ian Hardie (fiddle, vocals), Derek… read more

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Sangsters - Sharp And Sweet

 — Groups — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX207

In 1993 Greentrax Recordings released Sangsters debut album Begin, an album of traditional ballads blended with some contemporary songs. Later that year, Begin was chosen as a Cream of The Crop 1993 album by Scotland’s premier national newspaper The Scotsman. Since Begin, the line-up of Anne Combe… read more

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The John Wright Band - Language Of The Heart

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX201

John Wright on vocals, Kenny Speirs on acoustic guitar and backing vocals and Stewart Hardie on fiddle. An album of songs by well-known international songwriters including Kieran Halpin, Cat Stevens, A S Hutchings, C While, Robin Laing, Lucy Kaplansky, Rick Litvin, Mavis Taylor and Tim Harrison.… read more

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The Gordon Gunn Band - Shoreside

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX204

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Shooglenifty - A Whisky Kiss

 — All Time Top 20 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX106

Wild crossover music played on fiddle (Angus Grant), banjo (Garry Finlayson), mandolin (Iain MacLeod), guitar (Malcolm Crosbie), bass (Conrad Ivitsky) drums and percussion (James Mackintosh). Second album from this phenomenal Scottish band, who have transcended categories and genres, sampled the… read more

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Salsa Celtica - The Great Scottish Latin Adventure

 — All Time Top 20 — G2 Label — Groups — CD — G2CD7005

Salsa Celtica formed in 1996 from a group of Celtic and Latino musicians who fused South American and Cuban song, salsa rhythms, improvisation, Scottish reels and ceilidh tunes to create a Caledonian Caribbean Salsa Paradise. The fusion has established the band as one of the major draws on the… read more

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Burach - Deeper

 — £7 Last Few Copies — Groups — CD — CDTRAX189

Folk rock led by the inimitable Sandy Brechin (accordion), Gregor Borland (fiddle) and the exciting voice of Ali Cherry (lead vocals) plus Doug Anderson (guitars, mandolin), Eoghain Anderson (drums and percussion) and Roy Waterston (bass guitar). Ali Cherry also pens most of the songs. Burach have… read more

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Ceolbeg - Cairn Water

 — Groups — CD — CDTRAX188

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Malinky - Last Leaves

 — All Time Top 20 — Groups — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX190

Malinky formed in October 1998 after vocalist Karine Polwart (guitar, bouzouki) was invited to do a guest spot at Edinburgh Folk Club. Karine recruited Mark Dunlop (bodhran, whistle) and Kit Patterson (fiddle, mandolin, guitar), and tracked down singer Steve Byrne (bouzouki, guitar). Other bookings… read more

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