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Drop the Box: Drop the Box

Drop the Box: Drop the Box (KRL / Lochshore CDLDL 1234)

Drop the Box
Drop the Box

KRL / Lochshore CDLDL 1234 (CD, UK, 1995)

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Produced by Stevie Hook;
Recorded and mixed at CDs studio, Waddersty, Shetland, June-July 1995;
Engineered by Richard Chaff;
Mastered at CaVa Sound Workshop, Glasgow, by Kevin Key;
Artwork by Pat Rae;
Photography by Jna Fraser;
Graphics by DGC Origination, Glasgow

Musicians

Michael Ferrie, fiddle, mandolin, viola;
James L. Henry, vocals, guitar, piano;
Fraser Mouat, bass, guitars, didgeridoo;
Alan Robertson, drums, percussion;
Inge Thomson, accordion, vocals, percussion

with
Leo McCann, button accordion

Tracks

  1. Edge of the World (3.49)
  2. Dr. Love (3.40)
  3. Da Mushroo Hoose: Ale Is Dear / John Brosnans (4.52)
  4. His Intention (4.08)
  5. Now Becomes Today Gear / James L. Henry (4.40)
  6. Not the Love (4.13)
  7. One Kiss Nancy: Bonnie Isle o' Whalsa' / Easy Club Reel (3.27)
  8. Saved (4.55)
  9. Not Coming Your Way (4.22)
  10. Tam Lin (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (1.35)
  11. Straight from the Heart James L. Henry (2.52)

Tracks 1-2, 4, 6, 8-9, 11 James Henry;
Track 5 James Henry, Gear, Peterson;
Tracks 3ab, 7a, 10 trad.;
Track 7b Jim Sutherland

> Folk Music > Records > Drop the Box: Honeytrap

Drop the Box: Honeytrap

Drop the Box: Honeytrap (KRL / Lochshore CDLDL 1268)

Honeytrap
Drop the Box

KRL / Lochshore CDLDL 1268 (CD, UK, February 3, 2000)

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Recorded by Mike Allen and Niall Mathewson at The Mill Studio, Crathes, Banchory, Scotland;
Mixed by Niall Mathewson;
Mastered by Robin Rankin at CaVa Sound Studios;
Photography by Heidi Pearson;
Cover illustrations and graphics by Jim Divers

Musicians

James L. Henry, vocals, guitar;
Inge Thomson, vocals, accordion, wind instruments, percussion;
Kevin Henderson, fiddle;
Fraser Mouat, bass;
Aky Gilliland, drums

with
Davy Cattanach, djembe and bongos [3, 9];
Leo McCann, button accordion [9];
Niall Mathewson, guitar solo and string arrangement [2]

Tracks

  1. Run Dry (3.49)
  2. Dancin' (5.01)
  3. Silver Fox: Foxy Chique / Silver Fox Reel / Milligarth Madness (6.01)
  4. Honeytrap: Honeytrap / Hogties (4.30)
  5. Bigger Things (4.07)
  6. Red Bee: Red Bee / Tune for a Lost Harmonica (4.16)
  7. Molasses (3.26)
  8. Sexuality (3.32)
  9. Wings: On the Wings of a Scorie (4.28)
  10. Here With Me (3.54)
  11. Bigger Things (Reprise) (1.20)

All tracks written by James L. Henry except
Tracks 3bc Kevin Henderson;
Track 4a Inge Thomson / Drop the Box;
Track 4b Phil Cunningham;
Track 6a trad. arr. Drop the Box;
Track 6, 9 Michael Ferrie;
Track 7 Inge Thomson

> Folk Music > Records > Drop the Box: Loveday

Drop the Box: Loveday

Drop the Box: Loveday (Brightest Spark BRIGHTCD0209)

Loveday
Drop the Box

Brightest Spark BRIGHTCD0209 (CD, UK, 2001)

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Basic tracks recorded at Upper Hawk Hillock Farmhouse, Aberdeenshire, on October 18-22, 2000;
Additional recording and mixing at The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, January 2001;
Produced, engineered and mixed by Jake Loveday and Jonathan Rich;
Mastered by Paul McGeechen at PawPaw Productions, Glasgow;
Photography by Inge Thomson

Musicians

James Henry, guitar, vocals;
Jonathan Ritch, bass, piano, guitar, vocals;
Russell ‘Saga’ Gair, drums, percussion, vocals;
Eilidh Shaw, fiddle, vocals;
Inge Thomson, accordion, flute, vocals

Tracks

  1. More Than This (4.29)
  2. Cloudburst (3.52)
  3. Silence (3.56)
  4. Bit Part (4.13)
  5. Bubblebox (4.03)
  6. Quoy Brae (3.57)
  7. Follow Me (4.41)
  8. Spinning (3.21)
  9. Look Through Me (4.49)
  10. Raining (2.27)
  11. Dubset (live Hogmanay 2000): Islay Rant / Sara's First (8.07)

Tracks 1, 3-5, 7, 9 James Henry;
Track 2 James Henry, Inge Thomson;
Tracks 6, 8, 10, 11b Inge Thomson;
Track 11a Charlie McKerron

> Folk Music > Records > Harem Scarem: Let Them Eat Fishcake

Harem Scarem: Let Them Eat Fishcake

Harem Scarem: Let Them Eat Fishcake (Vertical VERTCD063)

Let Them Eat Fishcake
Harem Scarem

Vertical Records VERTCD063 (CD, UK, July 7, 2003)

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Recorded by Nick Turner at Watercolour Studio, Ardgour, Scotland, in March 2002;
Produced by Jonathan Rich;
Mixed by Kim Planert at Secret Music, Glasgow;
Mastered by Paul McGeechen at PawPaw Productions, Glasgow;
Sleeve design by Gerard Fox at BD-Tank;
Artwork by Sarah McFadyen and Nuala Kennedy;
Photography by Louis de Carlo

Musicians

Ross Martin, guitars;
Eilidh Shaw, fiddle, vocals;
Sarah McFadyen, fiddles, vocals;
Nuala Kennedy, wooden flute, F whistle, vocals;
Inge Thomson, accordion, silver flute, percussion, vocals

with
Kris Drever, double bass;
Jonathan Ritch, piano

Tracks

  1. Finnish: Martin's Challenge / Tova and the King / Robert (4.35)
  2. Never (3.27)
  3. Frenchie: Forest Flower / La Boite a Frissons / Mutt's Favourite (4.28)
  4. Is Truagh Nach Robh Mi Chòmhla Riut (3.44)
  5. Ode to Otis: Margaret Cook's Fancy / The Right Road / Dragons Blood (5.25)
  6. Me Me Me (2.34)
  7. Predrag the Macedonian (5.06)
  8. Pray (3.03)
  9. Wrigley Heed: Miss Jennifer Wrigley / Andy's Head (3.20)
  10. Heery Cheery (3.35)
  11. Scary Neeps: I'm Not Fed Up with the Pacific Ocean / Alborada Asturiana (4.46)
  12. Mal Bhan Ni Chuillean Nain (4.34)
  13. Dü's Daein' Dat Aa Wrang: Hardiman the Fiddler / Jean & Fred's / Willie Smith's Reel / The Goat Island Ceilidh Band (5.16)
  14. Human Metrognome (2.51)

Tracks 1a, 2, 8, 14 Inge Thomson;
Track 1b Jenny Wilhelm;
Tracks 1c, 3a, 11b, 13a trad. arr. Harem Scarem;
Track 3b Jean Blanchard;
Track 3c Jerry Holland;
Track 4 words Alistair Grant, music Tearlach MacPharlain;
Track 5a Iain Powrie;
Tracks 5b, 7 Nuala Kennedy;
Track 5c Otis Tomas;
Track 6 words Eilidh Shaw, tune The Piper and the Shrew by Leo McCann;
Tracks 9ab Sarah McFadyen;
Track 10 words Mary MacLeod, tune and vocables Eilidh Shaw;
Track 11a Ola Bäckström;
Track 12 words trad., air Eithne Ní Uallacháin;
Track 13b Eilidh Shaw;
Track 13c Donald Shaw;
Track 13d Dougie Hunter

> Folk Music > Records > Harem Scarem: The Birnam Witch Project

Harem Scarem: The Birnam Witch Project

Harem Scarem: The Birnam Witch Project (Vertical VERTCD068)

The Birnam Witch Project
Harem Scarem

Vertical Records VERTCD068 (CD, UK, August 22, 2005)

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Recorded and mixed by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland, in December 2004;
Produced by Harem Scarem with Stuart Hamilton;
Mastered by Paul McGeechen at PawPaw Productions, Glasgow;
Manufactured by Birnam CD, Scotland;
Photography and concept by Louis de Carlo;
Design by Mike at Birnam CD

Musicians

Ross Martin, guitars;
Eilidh Shaw, fiddle, vocals;
Sarah McFadyen, fiddles, vocals;
Nuala Kennedy, wooden flutes, whistles, vocals;
Inge Thomson, accordion, silver flute, percussion, vocals

with
Rick Taylor, trombone

Tracks

  1. Slippery: The Dutch Jury / Ginny's Tonic / The Slippery Eel / Niamh's Capers (5.03)
  2. Mind On: Mind and Mind On / The Rolling Chunder Ceilidh Band / Les Reel des Voyageurs (4.24)
  3. Soar (2.58)
  4. Angus & Linda: Angus Grant Sings The Grateful Dead / Wise Words from Linda (6.30)
  5. Fish Tank: Unknown / Heid in a Fish Tank / MacPherson's Rant / Miss Ada MacDougall (4.47)
  6. Tibby Dunbar (4.47)
  7. An Bhean Udaí Thall (2.39)
  8. Pocket Size: Madame Lulu / Pocket Size Pal / Alborada Tigre Xuan (6.24)
  9. Ding Dong: Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead / Annie's Polka / Billy's New Box / The Plevin Jig (4.27)
  10. Simmer Dim (4.42)

Tracks 1a, 2b Nuala Kennedy;
Tracks 1b, 4b Eilidh Shaw;
Track 1c Otis Thomas;
Track 1d Gerry O'Connor;
Tracks 2a, 4a Sarah McFadyen;
Track 2c, 5c, 7 trad. arr. Harem Scarem;
Track 3, 5b, 9b, 10 Inge Thomson;
Track 5d Pipe Major G.S. MacLennan;
Track 6 trad. collected by Robert Burns;
Tracks 8a, 9d Soig Siberil;
Track 8b Martin Green;
Track 8c Elias Garcia;
Track 9a Harold Arlen;
Track 9c Gordon Gunn

> Folk Music > Records > Harem Scarem: Storm in a Teacup

Harem Scarem: Storm in a Teacup

Harem Scarem: Storm in a Teacup (Vertical VERTCD086)

Storm in a Teacup
Harem Scarem

Vertical Records VERTCD086 (CD, UK, November 17, 2008)

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Produced by Tim Matthew;
Recorded at Secret Msuic Glasgow;
Engineered and mastered by Ian Hutchinson;
Photography by Louise de Carlo and Ruth Barrie;
Sleeve design by James Morrison

Musicians

Inge Thomson, accordion, vocals, percussion;
Sarah McFadyen, fiddles, vocals, banjo;
Eilidh Shaw, fiddle, vocals;
Ross Martin, guitar

with
Donald Hay, drums;
Faisal Rahman, drums [7];
Duncan Lyall, bass;
Kevin McGuire, bass [1, 9];
Rick Taylor, trombones, sousaphone

Tracks

  1. Southside Blues (4.58)
  2. The Chief: The Chief / Ross and Eilidh's Wedding Present / Fattig Anna (4.14)
  3. Duane Eddy: The Locks of Athy / Ode to Duane Eddy (5.32)
  4. Maybe I Should (3.59)
  5. Auchengowan: Auchengowan / Da Lounge Bar / Kirsty (5.06)
  6. Jock's: Jock's at Least 40 / The Jinkin' Mermaid / Bonnie Banchory (4.26)
  7. Is It the Sea? (4.53)
  8. Sad Times (4.46)
  9. Fade Away (4.32)
  10. El Cumbanchero: Good Men's Shoes / El Cumbanchero (4.07)

Track 1 words Stuart MacGregor, music Inge Thomson;
Track 2a Debbie Scott;
Track 2b Fraser Shaw;
Track 2c Karen Tweed;
Track 3a Kenny Kosek;
Track 3b, 5c, 9, 10a Sarah McFadyen;
Track 4 Rick Taylor;
Track 5a trad. arr. Harem Scarem;
Track 5b Annlaug Børsheim;
Tracks 6a, 7 Inge Thomson;
Track 6b Dinny McLaughlin;
Track 6c James Scott Skinner;
Track 8 Sylvia Rae Tracy;
Track 10b Rafael Hernandez

> Folk Music > Records > Inge Thomson: Shipwrecks & Static

Inge Thomson: Shipwrecks & Static

Inge Thomson: Shipwrecks & Static (Navigator NAVIGATOR35)

Shipwrecks & Static
Inge Thomson

Navigator Records NAVIGATOR35 (CD, UK, May 10, 2010)

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Produced by Inge Thomson and Stuart Hamilton;
Recorded at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland, by Stuart Hamilton
and at various other places by Inge Thomson, Martin Green and Tom Cook;
Mixed at Castlesound Studios by Inge Thomson and Stuart Hamilton;
Mastered by Calum Malcolm;
Photography by Archie MacFarlane;
Design by Monkey with a Pen

Musicians

Inge Thomson, vocals, piano accordion, Wurlitzer electric piano, Wurlitzer organ, kaossilator, mandolin, flute, whistle, percussion, programming;
Tom Cook, guitar [2, 4, 6, 8, 10], banjo [2], glockenspiel [4], bass [8], cello [10], vocals [4], wobbly noise [6], additional progamming [2, 6, 10];
Martin Green, Wurlitzer electric piano [5, 8], additional programming [9];
Heidi Talbot, vocals [1-2, 4, 6, 10];
Rory Campbell, vocals [11];
Members of the Karine Polwart Band and the Armenian British Council, vocals [7]

Tracks

  1. John (2.30)
  2. Cycle (5.50)
  3. Fighting Song (3.45)
  4. Cradle Song (3.33)
  5. Tin Man instrumental (3.22)
  6. Where Do I Sign? (3.59)
  7. Scoundrel Clouds (3.51)
  8. Take My Time (4.52)
  9. Girl With the Swan's Head (4.18)
  10. Marie Celeste (3.59)
  11. How Far? (4.15)
  12. Norseman's Bride (2.00)

All songs written by Inge Thomson except
Track 2 words A. Wylie, music Inge Thomson;
Track 4 words Louis MacNeice, music Tim Dalling

> Folk Music > Records > Martin Green, Becky Unthank, Inge Thomson, Niklas Roswall: Crows' Bones

Martin Green, Becky Unthank, Inge Thomson, Niklas Roswall: Crows' Bones

 Martin Green: Crows' Bones (Reveal REVEAL036CDX)

Crows' Bones
Martin Green, Becky Unthank, Inge Thomson, Niklas Roswall

Reveal Records REVEAL036CDX (CD, UK, April 21, 2014)

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Commissioned by Opera North

Produced by Martin Green;
Recorded by Calum Malcolm;
Additional recording by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound;
Mixed by Adrian Utley and Martin Green at Planet245;
Mix engineer TJ Allen;
Mastered at Castlesound Studios;
Photos by David Liddell;
Design by Van Gill Media

Musicians

Martin Green, accordion, piano, toy piano;
Niklas Roswall, nyckelharpa;
Inge Thomson, vocals, log, toys, noises;
Becky Unthank, vocals, music boxes

with
Adrian Utley, guitars, bass, mellotron, percussion;
Andy Sutor, bass drum;
Ayarkhaan (Albina Degtyareva, Alisa Savvinova, Natalia Fedorov), khomus (mouth harp)

Tracks

  1. Mess of Crows (6.48)
  2. Lyke Wake Dirge (Roud 8194) (5.58)
  3. Some Living (2.29)
  4. I Saw the Dead (6.38)
  5. Some Neither (3.13)
  6. One December Morn (5.46)
  7. Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26) (7.01)
  8. Maklin's Bridal March / Griesly Bride (7.22)
  9. Some Dead (2.08)

Track 1 words trad. adapted Martin Green, Inge Thomson, music Martin Green;
Tracks 2, 7 trad.;
Track 3 Martin Green, Inge Thomson;
Track 4 Conor O'Brien (of the band Villagers);
Tracks 5, 10 Martin Green, Niklas Roswall, Inge Thomson, Becky Unthank;
Track 6 Sean Cooney (of The Young'uns);
Track 8 words John Manifold, music Tom Campbell

> Folk Music > Records > Inge Thomson: Da Fishing Hands

Inge Thomson: Da Fishing Hands

Inge Thomson: Da Fishing Hands (Inge Thomsom IT002)

Da Fishing Hands
Inge Thomson

Inge Thomson IT002 (CD, UK, March 23, 2015)

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Produced by Inge Thomson and Stuart Hamilton;
Recorded live on May 26, 2014 at Mareel, Lerwick;
Engineered by Ben Seal, Iain Waddel and Tim Matthew;
Mixed by Inge Thomson and Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, Scotland;
Mastered by Calum Malcolm;
Band photo by Floortje Robertson;
Cover photos by Archie MacFarlane;
All other photos, design and layout by Van Gill Media

Musicians

Inge Thomson, vocals, piano accordion, glockenspiel, electronic things;
Sarah Hayes, vocals, flute, bass flute;
Steven Polwart, vocals, guitars;
Fraser Fifield, whistles, saxophone, kaval, effects;
Graeme Smillie, bass, effects

Tracks

  1. Here We’ve Landed (3.55)
  2. Wind and Weather / The Fishermen and the Sea (7.24)
  3. Lise’s (3.08)
  4. The Snowstorm (5.39)
  5. Dark Stacks (4.41)
  6. Paper Sea (4.37)
  7. East o’ Buness (6.01)
  8. Satellites (5.29)
  9. Hands for da Haff, featuring ‘Kuna’ (5.19)
  10. Song for Sheep Rock (2.46)

All songs written by Inge Thomson except
Tracks 2b, 8, 9b,10 words Lise Sinclair, music Inge Thomson

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Karine Polwart records with Inge Thomson

Karine Polwart, Scribbled in Chalk, CD, Spit & Polish SPIT028, 2006

Karine Polwart, I'm Gonna Do It All, CD single, Spit & Polish SPIT029, 2006

Karine Polwart, Daisy, CD single, Spit & Polish SPIT030, 2006

Karine Polwart, This Earthy Spell, CD, Hegri HEGRICD04, 2009

Karine Polwart, The Build-Your-Own-Cathedral EP, CD EP, Hegri HEGRICD07, 2009

Karine Polwart, Here's Where Tomorrow Starts, DVD, Proper Films PFILMS002, 2011

Karine Polwart, Traces, CD, Hegri HEGRICD08, 2012

Karine Polwart, Threshold, CD, W2 / Borealis W2BCD9901, 2013

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Other records with Inge Thomson

The Broken Family Band, The King Will Build a Disco, CD EP, Snowstorm STORM018CD, 2002

The Broken Family Band, Jesus Songs, CD EP, Track & Field Heat 25, 2004

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy with Harem Scarem and Alex Neilson, Is It the Sea?, CD, Domino WIGCD213, 2008

Kim Edgar, Butterflies and Broken Glass, CD, Quietly Fantastic QFM002, 2008

The Martin Green Machine, First Sighting, CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR28, 2009

Lau, Arc Light, CD, Reveal REVEAL001CDX, 2009

Annlaug Børsheim, November, CD, Fivreld FIV01, 2010

Sandy Wright & the Toxic Cowboys / Various Artists, The Songs of Sandy Wright, 2 CD, Navigator NAVIGATOR23, 2010

Kim Edgar,The Ornate Lie, CD, Quietly Fantastic QFM003, 2012

Kirsty McGee, Contraband, CD, Hobopop HPCD007, 2012

Alistair Ogilvy, Leaves Sae Green, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 365, 2012

Lise Sinclair & Ástvaldur Traustasson, A Time to Keep, CD, own label LISECD001, 2012

Ewan McLennan, Stories Still Untold, CD, Fellside FECD263, 2014

Kim Edgar, Stories Untold, CD, Quietly Fantastic QFM004, September 23, 2016

Urban Farm Hand, Tell Me the Place, CD, Piggery 001, 2016

The Poozies, Punch, CD, Schmooz CD003, 2018 (producer)