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Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast

Our regular free Scottish music podcast from Scotland featuring the very best of Gaelic, Scots, bagpipes, fiddle, harp music, Scottish bands, ceilidh bands, highland Scottish music, pipe band, traditional, folk and celtic. Visit Hands Up for Trad for all things Scottish.
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Now displaying: 2009
Dec 17, 2009

Here's our mid December 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We start this podcast with Bruce Guthro rockin' out and follow it with Smith Byrnes O'Sullivan playing a set of jigs. Next up is Eilidh Mackenzie and Bel Canto new release. We've another new release with a set of reels from the Transatlantic Session Series 4 Cd Vol 1. Continuing the party is JimMacLeod's Hogmanay Party. Next is Inge Thomson's new CD Shipwrecks & Static and we finish off with Fred Morrison's new CD Outlands. Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Dec 3, 2009

Here's our December 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. Here's the playlist.

Adoon Winding Nith by Emily Smith and Jamie MacLennan
Track - Gala Water

Love and Reason by Macmaster / Hay
Track - Thograinn Thograinn

Passing Places (CD &DVD) by Mairearad Green
Track = Full Tilt Jigs

Sark o' Snaw by Mick West Band
Track - Matt Highland

Shouts by Gary Innes and Ewan Robertson
Track - "Can't sing tonight I've left my teeth at home"

Corachree by Jimmy Hutchison
Erin-Go-Bragh

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Nov 19, 2009

Here's our Mid November 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We have a fair selection of music in this edition. We start of with Wolfstone rocking out to a traditional Scottish march, then follow with Wind and Rain from Julie Fowlis's new CD Uam. Next up is an old release from Malinky - 3 Raven's, and the rock out again with Peatbog Faeries' Scotch on the Rocks. We slow things down with Donald Grant's The Way Home, and keep it down for a beautiful Calum Kennedy Gaelic song. We finish off with 'He's such a Sweetie' from Findlay Napier and the Bar Room Mountaineers. Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Nov 5, 2009

Here's our November 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We're featuring the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2009 which was launched on the 2nd November. We're playing all 4 album of the year nominees starting with Fiddlers' Bid - All Dressed In Yellow, Dual by Dual: Julie Fowlis, Ross Martin, Muireann NicAmhlaoibh, Eamon Doorley, The Maker's Mark by Tony McManus and  Pur(Katie Mackenzie and Shona Donaldson). We follow with with nominees Session A9 who are nominated in the Live Act of the Year and Fraser Fifield who is nominated in Instrumentalist of the Year. Go to Hands Up for Trad to have your say!  Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Oct 8, 2009

Here's our October 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We've a range of new releases in this podcast. We start with the fanfare from Edinburgh Tattoo 2009 and then head into a new compilation of fiddler Archie McAllister. We then play a new duo called Tattie Jam followed by the debut release by pianist Mhairi  Hall. Following this we play the new Pur CD, the new concept album Zama Zama by Battlefield Band and finish off with the new double album from Shooglenifty. New New New!!! Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Sep 17, 2009

Here's our mid September 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We featuring a diverse range of music in this  podcast starting with Donald Grants new CD The Way Home. We then play Joan Osborne from Transatlantic Sessions volume 3 followed by The Ancient Harp of Scotland by William Jackson. Then it's Cathal McConnell and Boys of the Lough singing the West of Ireland and something different from City of Glasgow Philharmonic Orchestra and the Black Bear Salute. We finish up with Goodnight Ginger from John McCusker. Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Sep 3, 2009

Here's our September 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We are featuring Scottish bands in this edition and we start of with Deaf Shepherd in a rousing set from their Even in the Rain CD. After this we have another classic band Jock Tamson's Bairns from their most recent CD May You Never Lack a Scone. Next up is a beautiful song from Dochas's debut and then an exciting set of reels from Keep it Up. Our last song of the podcast comes from  Shineand we finish up with another classic band The Whistlebinkies. Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Aug 20, 2009

Here's our Mid April 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We've got quite a relaxed podcast this time around. We start of with Scots song band Malinky and follow them with short lived but very interesting band Shine. We then feature two choirs - Glasgow Orpheus and Lasair Dhè (Flame of God). We follow this with the Battlefield Band's Alan Reid's new CD The Rise & Fall O' Charlie and finish the  podcast with award winning singer James Graham. Visit footstompin.com for all you Scottish music and culture needs.

Aug 6, 2009

Here's our August 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast.. Everything on today's podcast is a new release! We start of with the long awaited new release from Brian McNeill The Baltic Tae Byzantium. Next up is the The Extraordinary Little Cough by John Mulhearn and then Sgoil Roc by Fionnar. We then feature Pipers' Ceilidh by Pipe Major Donald MacLeod and Duncan Johnstone followed by Across the Troubled Water by David Ferrand. We slow things down with a couple of airs from Flying Fiddles and finish up the show with a track from Shetland band Fullsceilidh Spelemannslag. Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Jul 2, 2009

Here's our July 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We've got a range of new and classic releases for you and we start of with Nae Sleep Tae Regent Street by The Dangleberries and the track - The Screamin' Yab Dabs! We follow this with Fiona J MacKenzie's new CD A Good Suit of Clothes (Deagh Dheis Aodaich) and then an album Double Take that you will have to dance to! Next up is Norland Wind by the late Jim Reid and then Dougie MacLean's rendition of Robert Burns' Ca' the Yows. We finish up the podcast with The Chair. Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Jun 18, 2009

Here's our mid June 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. In this edition we're starting off with amazing singer, the late, great Davy Steel singing Farewell to the Haven. We  follow this with a new track from the Maggie MacInnes CD Leaving Mingulay (A Fagail Mhuighalaigh), then to new Klub releases, the first The Collection from The Iron Horse and second The Collection by Tannas. The next song is from This Feeling Inside by Mairi MacInnes and we finish up the podcast with Silence from Michael Marra. Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

Jun 4, 2009

Here's our June 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast.  We're featuring the fiddle in this podcast. We start off with the Anna Massie Band, and follow it with Lauren MacColl's new CD Strewn with Ribbons. Next we have Duncan Chisholm's Farrar, then Archie McAllister and Ross Kennedy's The Gathering Storms. We then feature a vintage  CD from James Scott Skinner and close the podcast with Jenna Reid's The Laughing Girl. Visit footstompin.com for all your Scottish music and culture needs.

May 21, 2009

Here's our Mid May 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. David Heavenor gets us started off with Between the Eyes, then accordionist Gary Innes and Ewan Robertson's new release Shouts. We then play a classic track from Mackenzie's Famosa Clamosa. Next up is the brand new Peatbog Faeries - Live release followed by another new release from Wendy Stewart and Gary West - Hinterlands. We finish up with the classic Four Minute Warning from Anthem for the Common Man by the Battlefield Band. Visit footstompin.com for all you Scottish music and culture needs.

May 7, 2009

Here's our May 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We start of this show with Billy McIsaac's debut release Songs for Lochaber, and follow it with Eddi Reader's latest CD Love is the Way. We then completely change direction with the new release from Catriona McKay & Olov Johansson called Foogy. Next up is Lost in this Song by Give Way, Jimmy Shand at his Best and then finish the programme with Croftwork from the Peatbog Faeries. Visit footstompin.com for all you Scottish music and culture needs.

Apr 2, 2009

Here's our April 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. April is a podcast of virtually all new releases! We start of with the Original Transatlantic Sessions, then hear Jim Malcolm, Alyth McCormack, harpist Rachel Hair. We celebrate the 10th anniversary of Isles FM with Runrig and finish up the podcast with an oldie - Magnificent 7 by Blazin' Fiddles. Visit footstompin.com for all you Scottish music and culture needs.

Mar 19, 2009

Here's our Mid March 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We're featuring contemporary renditions of Scottish music in this podcast. We start off with the great Martyn Bennett from his Grit CD, then follow on with the new Lau CD Arc Light. We then then visit Martin Green Machine's world and follow with Paul Mounsay's Nahoo 3. We finish the podcast up with the classic Celtic Connection Suite by Simon Thoumire. Visit footstompin.com for all you Scottish music and culture needs.

Mar 5, 2009

Here's our March 2009 Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast. We have a good mixture of young, old and classic artists on the podcast. First up we have Dual by Gaelic singers Julie Fowlis and  Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Lori Watson and Rule of Three, new Gaelic song compilation Oran Ur do Mhuile, legend of the Scots fiddle Hector MacAndrew, young Scottish band Koda, the one and only  Dougie MacLeanand finishing up with the Tannahill Weavers. Visit footstompin.com for all you Scottish music needs.

Feb 19, 2009

Here's our mid-February 2009 Free Foot Stompin' Scottish Music Podcast. We have a feast of Scottish music in this programme. First up is Breabach from their Big Spree CD, then Findlay Napier and the Bar Room Mountaineers play George from their Out All Night album. Next up is guitar maestro Tony McManus, then the Paul McKenna Band featuring the 2009 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award winner Ruairidi Macmillan, then a selection of Scottish psalm singing meets gospel (Salm and Soul) and we finish up with Box Club. Visit footstompin.com for all you Scottish music needs.

Feb 5, 2009

Here's our February 2009 Free Foot Stompin' Scottish Music Podcast. We're looking at the bagpipes this time and we start off with the Finlay MacDonald Band from their great Pressed for Time CD. We then feature the one and only Gordon Duncan from his Circular Breath playing the chanter, then champion piper Alasdair Gillies from his CD Lochbroom. After this we have Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson dueting on Scottish and Irish pipes simultaneously and then go back in time to the Bobs of Balmoral and their oral pibroch instruction. We finish up with the great Fred Morrison from his Up South CD. Visit footstompin.com for all you Scottish music needs.

Jan 22, 2009

Here's our Mid January Free Foot Stompin' Scottish Music Podcast. We're starting off with Salsa Celtica who will have the whole of Celtic Connections dancing in the next few weeks, next is Rod Paterson singing Robert Burns's Ye Banks and Braes, then a classic fiddle re-release from Debbie Scott and Peerie Willie Johnson from Shetland. We then move back to Robert Burns and hear Sheena Wellington singing Ae Fond Kiss, then Luke Plumb's A Splendid Notion and finish up with the Battlefield Band's Home is Where the Van Is.

Jan 8, 2009

Here's our January 2009 Free Foot Stompin' Scottish music podcast. Happy new Year! We've a bit of a highlands and islands thing going here featuring Scots Trad Music Awards Folk Band of the Year  - Orkney's The Chair followed by brilliant Shetland fiddling by Bryan Gear and Violet Tulloch, beautiful Western Isles Gaelic singing from Catriona Watt. Award winning piping from Inverness Niall Matheson, more Award winning from Orkney's Kris Drever and finishing up with the dancing Deoch n Dorus. All these albums are available from footstompin.com.

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