Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast

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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. read less
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Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast No 254
Jun 27 2023
Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast No 254
Hi everyone, It’s great to be back with some more recent releases and one from 1984! All great music from Scotland I’m sure you will agree. Thanks again for listening to this podcast. We were looking at the stats the other day and you are truely listening worldwide! If you would like to support this podcast you can do so by going to http://www.patreon.com/handsupfortrad Live from the Storeroom by Kris Drever Track – Harvest Gypsies https://krisdrever.bandcamp.com For The Night by Elephant Sessions Track – After Hours https://elephantsessions.bandcamp.com An t-Each Uisge (The Water Horse) by Hamish Napier Track – The Power of the River https://hamishnapier.bandcamp.com SULA by Dàimh Track – Tha Ghaoth an Iar a’ Gobachadh https://daimh.bandcamp.com/album/sula Land of Eden by Lucie Hendry Track – Fractured https://luciehendry.bandcamp.com/album/land-of-eden Unplugged No. 1 by GLIN Track – Castlerock https://glin.bandcamp.com/album/unplugged-vol-1 Speak of the Devil by Dallahan Track – The Picture On The Wall https://dallahan.bandcamp.com/track/marina Long Night to New Orleans by Face The West https://facethewest.bandcamp.com/track/the-long-night-to-new-orleans Anthem for the Common Man by Battlefield Band Track – I Am The Common Man https://www.templerecords.co.uk Bernadette by Orphean Sprig https://www.orpheansprig.com Banjaxed by Ciaran Ryan Band Track – Ode to Pecorino https://ciaranryan.bandcamp.com/album/banjaxed
Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast No 249
Nov 8 2022
Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast No 249
Hi there, We are back with our annual Trad Album of the Year podcast. The top ten albums as chosen for the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards. If you would like to vote for your favourite album, act or organisation or just see a sample of what is going on in Scotland visit www.scotstradmusicawards.com. Thanks again for your continued support and listening - we really appreciate it! If you get a minute could you leave a review wherever you listen to the podcast. It helps us get more listeners. A Drop for Neptune by TRIP Track - Towards The Storm https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/album-test/entry/1408/ Energy Islands by Fara Track - Merry Dancers https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/album-test/entry/1440/ We Have Won The Land by Rory Matheson & Graham Rorie Track - The First Bid https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/trad-album-of-the-year-top-10-2022/entry/1439/ Bloom by Siobhan Miller Track - Queen of Argyll https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/trad-album-of-the-year-top-10-2022/entry/1461/ For The Night by Elephant Sessions Track - FM https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/album-test/entry/1435/ To Have You Near by Hannah Rarity Track - Hard Times https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/trad-album-of-the-year-top-10-2022/entry/1425/ Las by Brighde Chaimbeul, Ross Ainslie & Steven Byrnes Track - Bulgarian https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/trad-album-of-the-year-top-10-2022/entry/1434/ Still As Your Sleeping by Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan Track - Talk to me of Mendocino https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/trad-album-of-the-year-top-10-2022/entry/1453/ And So We Gather by Kim Carnie Track - And So We Gather https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/trad-album-of-the-year-top-10-2022/entry/1437/ DAWN by Talisk Track - Storm https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/trad-album-of-the-year-top-10-2022/entry/1429/
Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast No 248
Oct 11 2022
Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast No 248
Hi there, It's October and we are back with yet more great Scottish trad music! A few of these releases have come from our Trad Album of the Year Spotify playlist. If you would like to listen to that you can do so here. The Mg ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards voting will start on the 31st October so if you would like to vote please visit www.scotstradmusicawards.com. Finally it would be great if you could give us a review on whatever platform you listen to us on. Seemingly it makes a difference :-))) Fìbhig by James Duncan Mackenzie Track - Ian’s Last Munro https://jamesduncanmackenzie.bandcamp.com/album/f-bhig How Beautiful It’s Been by Corner House Track - Momma https://cornerhouse1.bandcamp.com Fire | Water | Earth by Hamish Napier Track - Diesel (Dolphin Boy Flying Scotsman remix) https://hamishnapier.bandcamp.com The Day Dawn by Boys of the Lough Track - That Night in Bethlehem  https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/hall-of-fame/the-boys-of-the-lough/ Heepirumbo by Eilidh Shaw Track - Scottie Dance Band Heaven (Medley) https://www.greentrax.com/music/product/eilidh-shaw-heepirumbo Cairdeas by Brian Ó hEadhra & Fionnag NicChoinnich Track -  Ho Rò Gun Togainn air Hùgan Fhathast https://brianoheadhra-fionnagnicchoinnich.bandcamp.com Trapdoor to Hell by Arthur Coates Track - Medley de la Création https://www.arthurcoates.com It is What It Is by Findlay Napier Track - Piece of my Heart https://findlaynapier.bandcamp.com/album/union-strong Love in Secret by Catriona McKay Track - Twisting of the Rope https://catrionamckay.bandcamp.com/album/love-in-secret-catriona-mckay-2020 Infinite Reflections by Duncan Lyall Track - Hope https://duncanlyall.bandcamp.com
Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast No 247
Sep 21 2022
Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast No 247
Where does a month go? Well it's great to be back with the Foot Stompin' Scottish music podcast featuring as ever loads of new releases from the Scottish music scene. I hope you are all ok wherever you are in these challenging times. If you have any questions about Scottish music and culture feel free to get in touch. It's always nice to speak to you! Remember you can find out all about these releases at www.scotpodcast.com. You can also watch our latest Hands Up for Trad TV there cuideachd!  Fàs by Breabach Track - The Old Collection https://breabach.bandcamp.com Summer by Ally Forsyth Track - All is Well (feat Josie Duncan) https://allyforsyth.bandcamp.com Energy Islands by Fara Track - Solar https://faramusic.bandcamp.com Can You See Me, Sister? by Paul McKenna Band https://thepaulmckennaband.bandcamp.com For The Night by Elephant Sessions Track - Rebirth https://elephantsessions.bandcamp.com Bà-bà, mo leanabh by Ewen Henderson https://ewen-henderson.bandcamp.com Bloom by Siobhan Miller Track - Open All Night https://siobhanmiller.bandcamp.com Part machine by Yoko Pwmo Track - Cent Tonnerres (Feat Jansky) https://folking.com/yoko-pwno-part-machine-skye-records-srcdx010/ We Will Find Our Way Back Home EP by Ian Carr and the Various Artists Track - We Will Find Our Way Back Home https://iancarrmusic.bandcamp.com Lady Finella by Iona Fyfe https://ionafyfe.bandcamp.com Dargai by Ellie McLaren Track - Julie’s Beetroot http://www.elliemclarenmusician.com
Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast No. 243
Apr 5 2022
Foot Stompin' Free Scottish Music Podcast No. 243
Hi there, Ciamar a tha sibh? Whit is happenin the day! I'm still learning Gaelic you will be pleased to hear although it is definitely not easy. A great challenge though and I can't wait to get better. Surely I must!! Anyway I'm back with more great new releases from the Scottish trad music scene! I hope you enjoy. If you would like to support the please visit www.patreon.com/handsupfortrad This Too by Kinnaris Quintet Track - Wonderful https://kinnarisquintet.bandcamp.com/album/this-too The Long Night to New Orleans by Face the West https://facethewest.bandcamp.com A Drop For Neptune by TRIP Track - Turning Tides https://trip-music.bandcamp.com/album/a-drop-for-neptune Road to tyranny by Bruce MacGregor Track - Josh’s 2 secs https://brucemacgregor.bandcamp.com Spring EP by Ally Forsyth Track - On The Turn https://allyforsyth.bandcamp.com/album/spring-ep Leaving Lurgangreen by Sarah Markey Track - Leaving Lurgangreen https://sarahmarkey.bandcamp.com/album/leaving-lurgangreen Ceòl Dannsa (feat Donnie Munro) by Valtos https://valtos.bandcamp.com/releases Still As You’re Sleeping by Karine Polwart and Dave Milligan Track - Travel These Ways https://karinepolwart.bandcamp.com Sense of the Place by Stonehaven Folk Club Track - Boat Memories by Mike Blackburn https://www.stonehavenfolkclub.co.uk/cd-project Glendrian by Kenneth MacKenzie Track - Reels https://caberfeidhmusic.bandcamp.com/ Breathing Space by Barry Reid Track - Better Days https://barryreid.bandcamp.com
Foot Stompin’ Free Scottish Music Podcast No 239 - Trad Album of the Year 2021
Nov 2 2021
Foot Stompin’ Free Scottish Music Podcast No 239 - Trad Album of the Year 2021
Hi everyone! Today is the launch of the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2021 and as part of that we have the Trad Album of the Year Award. A shortlist of 10 albums from the scene that the public vote on. I thought I would make a podcast with all 10! Check out all the nominations here.    Livewire by Mec Lir (Big Mann Records) Track - Repeal the Union https://meclir.bandcamp.com/album/livewire   The Light of The Moon by Gnoss (Blackfly Records) Track - Sun That Hugs The Ocean https://gnossmusic.bandcamp.com/   Gaol by Rachel Walker (Ròs Dearg) Track - An t-Iarla Diùrach https://rachelwalker.bandcamp.com/album/gaol   And Den Dey Made Tae by Ross & Ryan Couper (Couper Records) Track - Shetland Reels https://rosscouper.bandcamp.com/   Where The World Is Thin by Kris Drever (Reveal Records) Track - Hunker Down-That Old Blitz Spirit https://krisdrever.bandcamp.com/album/where-the-world-is-thin-2   Milestone by Duncan Lyall (Red Deer Records) Track - Titan https://duncanlyall.bandcamp.com/album/milestone   Still Time by Karen Matheson (Vertical Records) Track - Lassie with the Lint White Locks https://karenmatheson.bandcamp.com/album/still-time   Càirdeas by Brian Ó hEadhra & Fionnag NicChoinnich (Anam Communications) Track - Eadar Breith agus Bàs https://brianoheadhra-fionnagnicchoinnich.bandcamp.com/album/c-irdeas   MAIM by WHYTE (Self release) Track - àill https://whytetheband.bandcamp.com/album/maim   Orkney Monster by The Chair (Folky Gibbon) Track - Beachcombers https://thechair.bandcamp.com/album/orkney-monster
Foot Stompin’ Free Scottish Music Podcast No 237
Sep 28 2021
Foot Stompin’ Free Scottish Music Podcast No 237
It's great to be back with another podcast full of braw Scottish trad music. At the weekend we hosted the Scots Language Awards in Dundee. If you would like to watch it or simply read the results please visit www.scotslanguageawards.com. If you want to support this podcast please visit www.patreon.com/handsupfortrad.  Fire-Water-Earth by Hamish Napier and DJ Dolphin Boy Track - Diesel https://hamishnapier.bandcamp.com/album/fire-water-earth URRANTA by Deirdre Graham Track - Òran Mòr Scoirebreac https://deirdregraham.bandcamp.com/releases Beware of the Feet by John Rae’s Celtic Feet Track - Findlay MacDonald’s Droothie Walk Up Triana https://thickrecords.bandcamp.com Northbay by Sarah MacNeil Track - The Cockle Strand https://sarahmacneil.bandcamp.com/releases Escaping the Dawn by Rowan Leslie Track - The Siren / Mama Brown's https://rowanleslie.bandcamp.com/album/escaping-the-dawn Now Westlin Winds by Davie Anderson Message in a bottle by Ingrid Henderson Track - An Ataireachd Àrd - The Surge of the Sea https://ingridhenderson.bandcamp.com/album/message-in-a-bottle Tribe by Brother Raksha Track - Tribe https://brotherraksha.bandcamp.com/track/tribe Stopped in our Tracks EP by Daimh Track - Òran eile do'n Phrionnsa https://www.daimh.net Mouth Music by Music Music & Talitha MacKenzie Track - Bratach Bana https://open.spotify.com/album/5U9DQ1fd5O9wqH83vhX5cQ?si=ksKBGyP6RRKRK_IkW8FjIw&dl_branch=1 Upsurge by Scott Wood Band Track - Spice of Life https://thescottwoodband.bandcamp.com/album/upsurge