Month: February 2023

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Graham was on air to tell us all about his new solo album although he had a few illustrious musicians to help out. What is so glaringly obvious is how  the amazing clear sound of Grahams fiddle has been caught by the engineer. It cuts across other instruments including a brass outfit which adds amazing colour to the tunes.  “I have enjoyed the use of brass in arrangements of traditional music, having grown up listening to The Unusual Suspects and […]

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Assynt Album

The new album by Assynt was reviewed on Caledon Radio This instrumental album (no songs) has a modern approach to a number of traditional tunes and also exhibits some of the band’s own compositions, inspired by the culture  and landscape of the Highlands, particularly the area where the band's name originated, Assynt. A free flowing fiddle expertly played by Graham MacKenzie interlinks with the pipes and whistles of David Shedden who is playing at his best ever on this album. […]

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