Below is the list of the fabulous
Scottish music artists available for download on ayepod.net.
Alasdair White is well known as Battlefield Band’s
virtuoso fiddle player. In these past four or five years,
his musicianship and tune making have had a great influence
on the bands repertoire and continuing success, and playing
with Battlefield Band has given him that wider audience that
his music deserves.
Anna is an extremely talented musician. A multi-instrumentalist
who won the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician
2003. She plays mandolin, guitar and fiddle & banjo with
consumate skill and has an easy, warm personality.
of the Moon
Back of the Moon are an award-winning Scots trad
band blending fiddle, bagpipes vocals with a solid guitar-piano
Three great young fiddlers whose musical style and backgrounds
are rooted in different parts of Scotland. A fresh and exciting
look at the fiddle tune tradition.
Cantrip delight audiences wherever they play. Featuring,
pipes, twin fiddles, bouzouki and percussion the band must
have one of the strongest group personalities on the folk
Claire Mann comes from Newcastle upon Tyne in the
North East of England and is quickly establishing herself
as one of the leading exponents of Traditional Irish flute,
fiddle, tin whistle and song.
Corrina Hewat is recognised as one of the leading
harp players in the world today. She has toured in Europe,
the Far East, America and Canada to rave reviews and regularly
appears on television and radio.
||Croft No Five
Croft No Five are a band taking a new approach to
Scottish music. The combination of traditional and original
melodies with dance & funk grooves creates a high-energy
mix ideal for the dance floor.
Emily is the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional
Musician of the Year 2002. She is an excellent performer on
both accordian and piano, however, it is through her exceptional
voice that Emily is really making a name for herself.
Filska are a talented quartet of young traditional
musicians from the Shetland Islands playing fiddles accordion
and guitar. Their stylish playing has already markred them
out as special and has already seen them invited to play in
the USA and Europe.
Emerging as one of Scotland's top traditional trios,
Fine Friday's music is at once powerful and poignant. The
player's wealth of talent, skill and tradition makes for an
engaging listening experience.
Finlay is one of the new generation of totally brilliant
young pipers. He has toured all over the world and is now
having a hit with the Finlay MacDonald Band.
Hamish MacGregor is a pseudomn of Simon Thoumire
who got together with Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley and Julia
Legge (the Blue Bonnets) to make this record of great traditional
tunes for people who would like to hear Scottish music from
different areas of our country.
James Graham is a young man on a mission. Winner
of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the
Year 2004 award - not only was James the first Gaelic singer
he is also the first male winner.
Hailing from Shetland, Jenna grew up immersed in
the islands rich fiddle tradition. At the age of nine, she
began to learn the fiddle, and was taught by the late Dr Tom
Originally from Easterhouse in Glasgow Jennifer McGlone has
been involved in traditional music since 1995 when she attended
her first tin whistle class organised by Easterhouse Arts
Keep it Up rank among the most inventive and exciting
interpreters of traditional Scottish music. Their sparkling
form and transparent relish for the tunes communicates itself
vividly throughout their performance.
Liz Doherty imparts what is best about Irish music,
sheer fun and joy. She brings to her playing an exuberant
energy that is rhythmical and powerful.
Currently a PhD student at the RSAMD, Lori grew up in the
Scottish Borders playing traditional music from a young age.
A BBC Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2002
and 2003 Finalist, Lori has performed extensively throughout
Britain and Europe .
Fiddler and singer, Mairi is based in Edinburgh. She is one
half of The Cast together with husband Dave Francis and plays
with a number of bands and orchestras, including Bella MacNabs
Margaret is one of the world's foremost authorities
on Scottish Folklore, she features in several films, TV documentaries
and on radio. She has sung at folk festivals and concerts
world-wide and is always in demand. Her first CD “In
the Sunny Long Ago” was released in 2001.
Piper, fiddler, composer, innovator, guru of the
techno celtic dance scene Martyn Bennett, a winner of the
Glenfiddich “Spirit of Scotland” Award, has toured
the world with his band ”Cuillin Music” and released
the highly acclaimed landmark albums Bothy Cuture and Hardlands.
The Robert Fish Band have treated dancers everywhere
- from Balls to the Labour Party Conferance, via literally
hundreds of ceilidhs in their home town of Edinburgh - to
copious amounts of the best fun you can have with your clothes
Sarah hails from the Orkney Islands (north of Scottish mainland).
Sarah was taught by the great Jennifer Wrigley.
New, exciting music and dance ideas which have to
be heard to be believed! The onstage atmosphere is one of
fun and is very much based around the informality of a village
ceilidh, whilst still retaining the professionalism and presentation
of a performance.
Fiddler Shona Mooney is one of Scotland's leading young traditional
musicians. The winner of the 2006 BBC Radio Scotland Young
Traditional Musician of the Year, Shona began playing music
with her parents in the band O'er the Border and has gone
on to feature prominently in the acclaimed Borders Young Fiddles
and CrossCurrent and has toured with the Scottish folk orchestra,
Simon, an acknowledged concertina virtuoso, has dazzled
audiences with his playing all over his native country and
across Europe, Canada and the U.S.A.
2005 Winner of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician
and rock 'n' roll piper.
Scotland's traditional and contemporary music big
band. Full of style and tunes. Led by Corrina Hewat and Dave