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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: 2015
Oct 8, 2015

We have another special Foot Stompin' Scottish Music podcast again for you! This podcasts features all 20 album releases in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards Album of the Year. During the month of October 2015 the public and our panel and judging these 20 releases which will be reduced to a 10 album shortlist and be announced on November 2nd on the Scots Trad Music Awards website. If you would like to vote you can do that here as well! Click on the links below to learn more about the releases.

Upsurge by Scott Wood Band
Track - Spice of Life

Urram by Karen Matheson
Track - Gura mise tha gu dubhach

Off the Beaten Track by Tom Orr Band
Track - Thunderstruck

Far Better Days by Malinky
Track - Son David

Da Fishing Hands by Inge Thomson
Track - Paper Sea

North by Blazin’ Fiddles
Track - Arran Ceilidh

The Bell That Never Rang by Lau
Track - Ghosts

In the Wake of Neil Gunn by Mike Vass
Track - Quiet Voices

When the Day is on the Turn by Dallahan
Track - The Chosen and the True

Despite The Dark by RURA
Track - The Smasher

Gràs by Mairi MacInnes
Track - Battle (Còmhrag)

The Voyage of The Hector by Feis Rois and John Somerville
Track - The Gathering

Clype by Clype
Track - The Internationale

Light Up the Dark by The Outside Track
Track - Peter’s Dream

Blackhouse by Peatbog Faeries
Track - Spiders

Flight of Time by Siobhan Miller
Track - January Man (Dave Goulder)

Remembering by Ross Ainslie
Track - Change

Swimmings of the Head by Kate in the Kettle
Track - Grow Down

Grind by Treacherous Orchestra
Track - Masters

The Untied Knot by Shooglenifty
Track - The High Road to Jodhpur / Am Bothan a Bh'aig Fionnghuala

Read more and vote about the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards.

The Foot Stompin' Scottish Music Podcast is a Hands Up for Trad project. Keep up to date with all our podcasts at www.scotpodcast.com.

Sep 18, 2015

This is a special edition of the Foot Stompin' Podcast where we listen to the 2015 inductees of the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame. Read about the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame at www.halloffame.scot Featuring:

Dove Across the Water by Ossian
Track - Duncan Johnstone/The Duck/The Curlew

A Better Class of Folk by Iain Macintosh
Track - Ballad of Joe Hill

Legendary Scottish Dance Bands Vol.1 by Angus Fitchet Scottish Dance Band
Track - Lamb Skinnet: Original / Captain White / The Marchioness

Lewis Folk by The Lochies featuring Seonaidh MacMillan
Track - Oran Na Beairt (Song of the Loom)

Old Songs & Bothy Ballads 3: Some Rants o Fun by Maureen Jelks
Track - Bonny Glenshee

The Willie Hunter Sessions by Willie Hunter and Violet Tulloch
Track - The Love o' da Isles

Just for Gordon by Gordon Duncan
Track - Edinburgh Volunteers / Cameronian Rant / Mrs MacPherson Of Inveran

The Shepherd's Song by Willie Scott
Track - The Kielder Hunt

Matt McGinn - The Best of by Matt McGinn
Track - The Red Yo Yo

Light on a Distant Shore by Ossian
Track - Jamie Raeburn / The Broomielaw

Greatest Hits Vol 1 by The Singing Kettle
Track - Ye Cannae Shove Yer Granny Aff a Bus

Aug 27, 2015

It's great to be back with another Foot Stompin' Scottish music podcast. We start of the show with Hounds from top Scottish band The Treacherous Orchestra. Next up is Cathy-Ann MacPhee singing a beautiful Gaelic song - An Ataireachd Ard (Eternal Surge Of The Sea). We follow this with a brand new release from Aberdeenshire band Clype singing Down with May. Next is Skippinish's latest top of the charts single The Island followed by Rachel Sermani's new single Run from her new album Tied to the Moon. We finish off the podcast with Boys of the Lough's brand new release - The New Line.

 

Visit www.handsupfortrad.scot for all the latest Scottish music news.

Jun 24, 2015

Here is the latest Foot Stompin' podcast from Hands Up for Trad featuring lots of great Scottish music. We start of the podcast with new band Dosca who all hail from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Next up is a song from Jim Sutherland's Struileag project. It's called Oran a’ Khookaburra (The Song of the Kookaburra) and features many great Gaelic singers. We have another new release from clarsach player Rachel Hair Trio called Trì followed by Twelfth Day who also feature clarsach and fiddle. Next up is Stuart Cassells and Blown Away. Congratulations to him on the birth of his first child! We finish the podcast with John Sommerville's Voyage of the Hector.

Visit Hands Up for Trad for all the latest Scottish music news.

May 28, 2015

How are you all today? Here's some great music from Scotland! First up is Malinky and Brisk Young Lad from their Far Better Days new album. Then its a charity single from Gary Innes and friends - Our Heroes followed by Back In Love Again from Lau's new album The Bell That Never Rang. The we have 2014 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award winner Robyn Stapleton new album Fickle Fortune. Our second last track is from Skerryvore - Happy to Be Home featuring Sharon Shannon and we 'blast off' the podcast with the brand new Peatbog Faeries release Blackhouse.

Keep up to date with Scottish traditional music news at www.handsupfortrad.scot

Apr 30, 2015

In this latest Foot Stompin' podcast we have a fab range of music from Scotland. We start of with the swinging new release from Tom Orr Scottish Dance Band - Off The Beaten Track. Next up is the new album from The Poozies. Despite the Dark is the single from their Into The Well release. Then a release from 2014 - Mike Vass's In The Wake Of Neil Gunn followed by Alistair Ogilvy's new release July Moon. Then it's the Torlum Sessions by John Alex MacKay & Seonaidh MacIntyre and we finish up the podcast with the brand new release from Rura - Despite the Dark.

To keep up with all things Scottish musical visit our website www.handsupfortrad.co.uk.

Mar 24, 2015

Hi there, Welcome to our latest Scottish music podcast. Featuring a nearly all girl podcast (with one guy!) this month - like our Scottish political leaders! We start of with new Orcadian band Fara playing a tune about Billy's Short Leg! Next up is a new release from Barluath and their At Dawn of Day album. Next up is Hannah Read is coming to teach at Tinto Summer Schools. This song is from her Wrapped in Lace album. At Hands Up for Trad we have lots of awards and this next artist Fraser Fifield has just received our Ignition Award for innovation within traditional music. We then have a new release (Shift) from Scots singer Kirsty Law and we finish with a slightly older release from The Shee's Decadence album.

Listen to and download all our other Foot Stompin’ Scottish music podcasts at www.handsupfortrad.co.uk. Thanks for listening!

 

Feb 26, 2015
Hi there! In this month’s Foot Stompin’ podcast we have BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award winner Claire Hastings singing with her band Top Floor Taivers. Then we head to a classic set of tunes from Jock Tamson’s Bairns on their A’ Jock Tamson’s Bairns. We feature Mairi Campbell and FolkWaves next with her beautiful song Smile or Cry. Next is the brand new release Gràs (Grace) by Mairi MacInnes and then we feature some exciting piping from Stuart Liddell. We finish up the podcast with The Man Who Sold New York from Findlay Napier
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Listen to and download all our other Foot Stompin’ Scottish music podcasts at www.handsupfortrad.co.uk.  Thanks for listening!

Jan 29, 2015
Hi there, In our first podcast of 2015 we have a new release from the Treacherous Orchestra, a classic from the Boys of the Lough, a wee Strip the Willow from Addie Harper, a new release from Scots singer songwriter Jack Henderson, the beautiful Solus m’ Aigh from Cliar and we finish with Wait ‘Till I Tell John Alex from Trail West.
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Listen to and download all our other Foot Stompin’ Scottish music podcasts at www.handsupfortrad.co.uk

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