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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: 2011
Dec 15, 2011

Hi there,

This is our combined Christmas and MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards Winners podcast! We start of the show with a Puirt from Album of the Year winners Manran. We follow this with Citty Finlayson Scots Singer of the Year Siobhan Miller. Next up is the Live Act of the Year - Skerryvore. Our Music Tutor of the Year was Mairi Campbell and she's singing the song Don't Ever Give Up. Winners of the Community Award was Blazin' in Beauly so we're playing a track from founders Blazin' Fiddles. We finish up the show with a track from Aidan O'Rourke who won Composer of the Year.

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Nov 17, 2011

Hi there,

We've a traditional Scots song version of the Foot Stompin' podcast! We start of with Gordeanna McCulloch singing The Bleacher Lassie of Kelvinhaugh. Next up is Mairi Campbell sing The Piper and the Maker. We take a quick break from singing and play Bruce MacGregor and Christine Hanson's new CD Kissin' is the Best of A'. We're back to singing now with John Watt and Davey Stewart singing Pittenweem Jo then Johnny My Man by Joan Harkness. We finish up the podcast with a reel from Steven Spence.

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Nov 3, 2011

Hi there,

This is a special MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards edition. To vote in the Awards please visit ScottishCultureOnline.com. First up we have The Unusual Suspects with Big Like This. They are nominated in the Live Act of the Year Award. Next is Barbara Dymock singing Bonnie Hieland Laddie from her Hilbert's Hotel release. Barbara is nominated in Citty Finlayson Scots Singer of the Year. Then we have Matheu Watson who is nominated in Instrumentalist of the Year. The it's Gaelic singer of the year nominee Maeve MacKinnon from her Don't Sing Love Songs release. Nearly there! We feature Field Marsh Montgomery Pipe Band playing a set of hornpipes (Pipe Band of the Year) and finish of the show with Folk Band of the Year nominated Battlefield Band.

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Sep 22, 2011

Hi there,

Some great Scottish music in our latest podcast. Starting off with the funky Health and Safety by Man's Ruin and followed on by Fin da Laand Ageen by Kevin Henderson. Next is the brilliant Malinky with song Billy Taylor and the Chris Stout's The Devil's Advocate. Another song now from Jim Malcolm's Sparkling Flash CD and we finish off the podcast with the classic 5 Hand Reel.

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Sep 7, 2011

Hi there,

We're back with our regular podcast of great Scottish music. We start of with Peter Nardini's Is There Anybody Out There? (for a change starting the podcast!) and then go on to play the Battlefield Band's classic release On the Rise. We then hear some fabulous singing from Jimmy Hutchison on his Corachree CD. We then feature the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2011's Massed Pipes and Drums and then play a track from the late Ray Fisher. We finish up the podcast with Chris Stout's Brazilian Theory.

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Aug 25, 2011

Hi there,

We start of the August podcast with Seudan's debut album and Tullochgorum and follow it with another debut album from Manran. Barbara Dymock sings Edward from her Hilbert's Hotel CD. Next up is Air Forladh (On Leave) by Gillebride MacMillan and then an album with a great title Revenge of the Folk Singers by Concerto Caledonia. We finish up the podcast with Blast Live from the Red Hot Chilli Pipers.

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Jul 23, 2011

Hi there,

The Foot Stompin' Podcast is back with the new release from the Battlefield Band - Line Up. We follow this with a song from Gaelic song star Julie Fowlis and then an amazing golden oldie from the 50s - Ian Wallace singing There was a lad born in Kyle. Next is a new release from Sandy Brechin's Ceilidhdonia and we look forward to August's World Pipe Band Championships with St Laurence O'Toole Pipe Band. We finish off the podcast with a song from Skerryvore.

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Jul 20, 2011

Hi there,

The Foot Stompin' Podcast in this edition is featuring Goodnight Ginger from John McCusker, beautiful Gaelic singing from Alyth McCormack, Daimh's fiddler Gabe McVarish from his Electic solo album. We then turn back the time to hear the Glasgow Orpheus choir and Jeannie Robertson. We finish up with the show with Shetland band Fullsceilidh Spelemannslag.

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Jun 1, 2011

Hi there,

Here's our latest Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast and we start off with the late, great Ishbel MacAskill and then Rory Campbell and Malcolm Stitt's Nusa. Next is Saltfishforty, Mike Vass's String Theory and then Brian McNeill's No Gods. We then have a classic performance from Sheila Stewart and finish off the podcast with The Ghillies.

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May 18, 2011

Hi there, we're back to more new releases this week. We start of with a track from Guaillibh A' Cheile by Doimnic MacGiolla Bhridhe and Griogair Labhruidh and follow it with The Grit that makes the pearl by Hugh Marwick and Stuart MacKintosh. Next up is the new album from Mairi Campbell and then way play a classic release from Paul Mounsey - Nahoo 3 - Notes from The Republic. Then it's another new release from Adam McCulloch and we finish off with Nordic collaboration Fribo.

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Apr 28, 2011

Hi there, 

I have had a look back this week at our Foot Stompin' Records back catalogue and picked out a few of my favourite tracks. We start of with Lumsden's Rant from Back of the Moon's Luminosity CD. Next up is Don't Sing Love Songs by Maeve Mackinnon and then a beautiful air from fiddler Shona Mooney's Heartsease. We follow this with fiddle/guitar/banjo virtuoso Anna Massie from her Missing Gift CD then it's a gorgeous performance by Gaelic songstress Catriona Watt from her Cadal Cuain CD and we finish off with Fine Friday playing Lisa Giles from their Mowing the Machair CD.

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Apr 17, 2011

Hi there,

Here's another eclectic selection of Scottish music. We start of the show with Reunion from Matheu Watson. Next up is Stramash from Colin Steele and then we pair it down to a solo from singer Elspeth Cowie. And then we have something completely different with The Extraordinary Little Cough by John Mulhearn. We follow this with a top performance from Archie Fisher and finish the podcast with Hello World from Lorne MacDougall.

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Mar 30, 2011

Hi there,

Here's another podcast of great songs and tunes from Scotland starting with the legendary Andy Stewart singing Come in, come in. We follow this with the new release from Blazin' Fiddles - Thursday Night in the Caley and then Stem the Tide from Paul McKenna Band. We've move back a few years to Blue Men of the Minch from Meantime and even further back to Krapulakatrilli by Liz Doherty and Fiddlesticks. We finish off with  the podcast bagpipe maestro Finlay MacDonald and his Breton Set.

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Mar 30, 2011

Hi there,

We've a set of new releases this week! Starting off with Jennifer and Hazel's Idiom and then we're on to Songs of Scotland's Martyrs, Rogues and Worthies by Alan Reid. Then we've a set of jigs from Kenneth & Angus Mackenzie's Piob Is Fidheall. We've got classic Gaelic from George Clavey on the Gold Medalists All and then Highlander's Farewell by Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haa and we finish off with Shetland rockers No Sweat and their album Six Whole Days...One Whole Night.

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Mar 2, 2011

Hi there,

Celebrating International Women's Day on 8th March here's a selection of Scottish music featuring women. We start off with a set of tunes from Jamie Smith, Roisin Anne Hughes & Alistair Cassidy on the new Friday Night Sessions CD. Next up is Scottish Women Live singing Canan Nan Gael. Next up is Mairi Campbell and The Cast singing their classic version of Auld Lang Syne quickly followed by Jim Malcolm's new album Sparkling Flash. Another new release from Margaret Bennett and Doris Rougvie called In Our Day - Reminiscenses and Songs From Rural Perthshire. We finish off the programme with The Corries singing the Bonnie Blue.

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Feb 17, 2011

Hi there,

Here's our latest Foot Stompin' podcast featuring Daniel Thorpe's new CD The Curiosity Shop. Up next is the latest Emily Smith - Traivellers Joy followed by Bonnie Rideout's double CD Harlaw, Scotland 1411. Next up is TMSA Young Trad Tour 2010 and Hannah Phillips and then The Colour of Dreams by Eric Bogle. We finish the podcast with a live track from Scots band Keep it Up.

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Feb 2, 2011

Hi there, we're back after the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow with a feast of new releases. We start off with Steele The Show - Songs From The Heart Of Scotland a new compilation of songs by the late Davy Steele, the the latest release from Julie Fowlis Live from Perthshire Amber festival. We follow this with a debut release from Stevie Palmer called Heartprint Shadow and then My Edinburgh by Anna-Wendy Stevenson. Our last two tracks are The Speaking Heart by Lucy Pringle & Chris Wright and finishing off with The Sunday Night Sessions by Sandy Brechin & Friends.

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Jan 19, 2011

Hi there,

Foot Stompin's back with more new and classic releases from the Scottish music scene. We start of the show with a rockin' track from piping combo Seudan. Next up is the new release from Annie Grace called The Bell followed by another new release from Alyth McCormack and Triona Marshall singing Delirium from their Red and Gold CD. We then look at the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Award finals which is on the 5th February and play a track from the 2010 winner Daniel Thorpe. Our penultimate track is Duslach Is Or (Dust & Gold) by Isobel Ann Martin and we finish up the podcast with the classic Blazin' Fiddles playing Miss Johnstone from their Magnificent Seven CD.

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Jan 5, 2011

Happy New Year! Here's our latest podcast featuring 'lookouts' for 2011. Hope you enjoy. We start of with The Shee from their Decadence CD then go into Between Two Worlds from Paul McKenna Band. Next Up is Findlay Napier and Nick Turner's Just One Umbrella and then Mairead Green's Passing Places. Karine Polwart sings a beautiful Scots song and we finish up with the late great Kenneth McKellar and Bonnie Wee Thing,

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