> Folk Music > Records > Shooglenifty: Venus in Tweeds

Shooglenifty: Venus in Tweeds

Shooglenifty: Venus in Tweeds (Greentrax CDTRAX076)

Venus in Tweeds
Shooglenifty

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX076 (CD, UK, February 1994)

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Produced by Jim Sutherland;
Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Rel Studios, Edinburgh;
Band portraits by Chris Hill;
Backcard photography by Kenny Bean;
Sleeve design by John Haxby, Art Surgery

Musicians

Angus R. Grant: fiddle, vocals;
Ian M. MacLeod: mandolin, vocals;
Garry Finlayson: banjo, banjax, vocals;
Malcolm Crosbie: guitar, vicals, whistling;
Conrad Ivitsky: bass, vocals;
James Mackintosh: drums, percussion, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Pipe Tunes: John McKenzie’s Fancy / The Kitchen Piper (4.55)
  2. Horace: The Grampian Television Jig / Horace Shaw of Highfield / The Old Woman’s Dance (5.05)
  3. The Point Road (3.15)
  4. Venus in Tweeds (4.04)
  5. Waiting for Conrad (5.42)
  6. Two Fifty to Vigo (4.52)
  7. Paranoia / Flapper’s Reel (5.49)
  8. Buying a Blanket / Murphy the Mousecatcher (4.24)
  9. The Tammienorrie / Leo Elsey’s Reel / Les Reel des Voyageurs (5.17)
  10. The Point Road (Joiner’s Mix) (3.25)

Track 1a J. Barrie;
Track 1b Neil Dickie;
Tracks 2ab, 3, 5, 7ab, 8a, 9a, 10 Ian M. MacLeod;
Track 2c P.M. Donald MacLeod;
Tracks 4, 6, 8b Angus R. Grant;
Track 9b trad. arr. Shooglenifty;
Track 9c trad.;

> Folk Music > Records > Shooglenifty: A Whisky Kiss

Shooglenifty: A Whisky Kiss

Shooglenifty: A Whisky Kiss (Greentrax CDTRAX106)

A Whisky Kiss
Shooglenifty

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX106 (CD, UK, 1996)

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Produced by Jim Sutherland;
Recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castle CaVa Studios;
Photographs of Shooglenifty by Manolo Nieto;
Mask by Hannah Campbell;
Kilt pin by Brenda Temple;
Sleeve design and electronic montage images by John Haxby

Musicians

Ian M. MacLeod: mandolin, tenor banjo;
Angus R. Grant: fiddle;
Garry Finlayson: banjo, banjax;
Malcolm Crosbie: acoustic guitar, electric guitar;
Conrad Ivitsky: bass;
James Mackintosh: drums, percussion, piano

Tracks

  1. Da Eye Wifey / Woods Number 1 (7.46)
  2. She's in the Attic / Hey Goat (5.46)
  3. A Song for Susie (4.39)
  4. A Whisky Kiss (6.04)
  5. Good Drying: Flick It Up and Catch It / The Creepy Zone / Good Drying (5.34)
  6. Hoptsoi (8.03)
  7. The Price of a Pig / Crabbit Shona / Bancroft's Descent (5.39)
  8. Farewell to Nigg (5.08)

Tracks 1ab, 4, 5b, 7c Ian M. MacLeod;
Tracks 2ab, 7b Angus R. Grant;
Tracks 3 Garry Finlayson;
Track 5a Jim Sutherland;
Track 5c Roddy (R.S.) MacDonald;
Track 6 Kari Reiman;
Track 7a trad. arr. Shooglenifty;
Track 8 Duncan Johnstone

> Folk Music > Records > Shooglenifty: Solar Shears

Shooglenifty: Solar Shears

Shooglenifty: Solar Shears (Compass 7 4303 2)

Solar Shears
Shooglenifty

Vertical Records VERTCD053 (CD, UK, 2000)
Compass Records 7 4303 2 (CD, USA, 2001)

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Produced by Jum Sutherland;
Recorded by Nick Kinloch at Kinky Studios, Bongo Club, Edinburgh;
Mastered by Paul McGeechan at Paw Paw Productions, Glasgow.;
Photography by Martin Gray;
Design by Lewin Maxintyre, Tank Glasgow

Musicians

Malcolm Crosbie: electric guitar, acoustic guitar, electric sitar [8], melody mandolin [9];
Garry Finlayson: five-string banjo, banjax;
Angus R. Grant: fiddle;
Conrad Ivitsky: bass guitar, double bass, harmonica [6], berimbau [2];
James Mackintosh: drums, percussion, programming samples, psaltery, bass [2];
Ian M. MacLeod: mandolin, tenor banjo, vocals, wicky wicky stick [2];
Jim Sutherland: programming, synthesiser [5]

Tracks

  1. The Hijab (5.24)
  2. Schuman's Leap (3.39)
  3. Igor's (3.57)
  4. August (5.20)
  5. Delighted (4.40)
  6. Maggie Ann of Clachnabrochan (3.11)
  7. Rod's Doorway / The Rosehall Strap (4.56)
  8. 29 Steps (4.08)
  9. Kinky Haroosh (4.15)
  10. The Baker from Foz / Bjork's Chauffeur / Hurley’s House (4.41)

Tracks 1, 8 words Garry Finlayson, music Shooglenifty;
Tracks 2-3, 5 words Angus R. Grant, music Shooglenifty;
Tracks 4, 7ab, 10abc words Ian M. MacLeod, music Shooglenifty;
Track 6 Alex Mackenzie;
Track 9 words Malcolm Crosbie, music Shooglenifty

> Folk Music > Records > Shooglenifty: Radical Mestizo

Shooglenifty: Radical Mestizo

Shooglenifty: Radical Mestizo (Shoogle SHOOGLE04003)

Radical Mestizo
Shooglenifty

Shoogle Records SHOOGLE04003 (CD, UK, 2005)
Compass Records 7 4409 2 (CD, US, 2005)

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Recorded live while on tour in Mexico, USA and Scotland

Musicians

Malcolm Crosbie: acoustic and electric guitars;
Garry Finlayson: banjo, banjax;
Angus R. Grant: fiddle;
Luke Plumb: mandolin, tenor banjo;
Quee MacArthur: bass, percussion;
James Mackintosh: drums, machines, darabuka

Tracks

  1. She's in the Attic (5.51)
  2. Glenuig Hall (4.47)
  3. The Arm's Dealer's Daughter (7.20)
  4. Nordal Rumba (5.54)
  5. Carboni's Farewell (6.57)
  6. Delighted (6.00)
  7. Schumann's Leap (4.12)
  8. Heading West (5.15)
  9. A Fistful of Euro (7.12)
  10. Scraping the Barrel (6.23)

Tracks 1, 3-4, 6-8 Angus Grant / Shooglenifty;
Track 2 Luke Plumb & Angus Grant / Shooglenifty;
Tracks 5, 10 Luke Plumb / Shooglenifty;
Track 9 James Macintosh & Luke Plumb / Shooglenifty

> Folk Music > Records > Shooglenifty: Troots

Shooglenifty: Troots

Shooglenifty: Troots (Shoogle SHOOGLE06005)

Troots
Shooglenifty

Shoogle Records SHOOGLE06005 (CD, UK, 2007)

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Recorded in “Ballachan” Glenuig, The Eastgate Theatre Peebles, The Birman House Hotel, various Shoogle residencies and Malcolm's shed,
Tracks 4, 6-8 produced and mixe2d by Stuart Hamilton and Shooglenifty in Castlesoud Studios, Pencaitland;
Tracks 1-3, 5, 9-10 produced and mixe2d by Paul McGeechan and Shooglenifty in Park Lane Studios, Glasgow;
Band photos by Louis de Carlo;
Fishing pictures from Fin Wilson's archive;
Cover art ‘Double Catch’ by Vaughan Bass;
Graphic design by Mitch

Musicians

Angus R. Grant: fiddle;
Luke Plumb: mandolin, bouzouki, tenor banjo, piano, guitar;
Malcolm Crosbie: guitars;
Garry Finlayson: banjo, banjax, five-string banjos, filtered guitar [2];
Ranald ‘Quee’ MacArthur: 5-string electric bass, ‘Da Gamba’ electric double bass, programming;
James Mackintosh: Traps kit, percussion, programming

with
Tanya Tagaq Girls: vocals [2];
Kaela Rowan: vocals [3]

Tracks

  1. McConnell's Rant (3.54)
  2. Excess Baggage (3.32)
  3. She's a Keeper / The Lead Break / The Trim Controller (6.14)
  4. Charlie and the Professor / The Tap Inn / The Dazzler (5.53)
  5. Laureen's Tune (3.01)
  6. Ful' tae the Heid o' Troots / Aku Umrim Il Zaginam / 32 Bars of Filth (6.34)
  7. The Eccentric (4.41)
  8. The Patient Nurses / Wattle Grove / Another Bucket of Eels (5.50)
  9. Walter Douglas MBE (4.26)
  10. Jane's Dance (4.58)

Track 1 Luke Plumb, R. MacArthur, Shooglenifty;
Tracks 2-4, 6c, 8, 10 Luke Plumb, Shooglenifty;
Track 5 Angus R. Grant, Shooglenifty;
Track 6a Malcolm Crosbie, Shooglenifty;
Track 6b trad., Shooglenifty;
Track 7 R. MacArthur, Shooglenifty;
Track 9 Pipe Major Donald Macleod, Shooglenifty

> Folk Music > Records > The Bevvy Sisters: St James Sessions

The Bevvy Sisters: St James Sessions

The Bevvy Sisters: St James Sessions (Shoogle SHOOGLE09012)

St James Sessions
The Bevvy Sisters

Shoogle Records SHOOGLE09012 (CD, UK, 2009)

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Produced and mixed by David Donnelly and The Bevvy Sisters;
Recorded by David Donnelly live at St James Hall, Innerleithen, in June 2009;
Inner sleeve photos by Vini Bonnar;
Sleeve artwork by Micky Marr;
Sleeve layout by Gordon Webber

Musicians

Heather MacLeod, Kaela Rowan, Lindsey Black: vocals;
David Donnelly: guitar, vocals [8, 10];
James Mackintosh: drums and percussion, 12-string guitar [14]

with
Emma Smith: double bass [2-7, 9, 11-14];
Donald Hay: percussion [2-3, 12-14]

Tracks

  1. Bevvy Belltone (0.12)
  2. Oh Mary Don't You Weep (Roud 11823) (5.12)
  3. Cow Cow Yicky Ay Ae (2.13)
  4. Draw the Line (4.22)
  5. The Way You Know You Do (3.21)
  6. 1000 Miles (5.16)
  7. The Littlest Birds (3.26)
  8. Go Lively, Get Lucky (0.46)
  9. Man of Many Valentines (2.06)
  10. Rock My Soul (Roud 11892) (2.41)
  11. Sugarfoot Rag (3.10)
  12. Old Mother Earth (4.34)
  13. Fine Lines (3.55)
  14. Apocalypse (5.54)

Track 1 The Bevvy Sisters;
Tracks 2, 10 trad.;
Track 3 Leadbelly;
Tracks 4, 13 Lindsey Black;
Track 5 Kaela Rowan;
Track 6 David Donnelly;
Track 7 Sammy Parton, Jolie Holland;
Track 8 Richard Adler;
Track 9 Heather Macleod, Karine Polwart;
Track 11 Hank Garland, George Vaughn;
Track 12 Heather Macleod;
Track 14 Kaela Rowan, Sunshine

> Folk Music > Records > Shooglenifty: The Untied Knot

Shooglenifty: The Untied Knot

Shooglenifty: The Untied Knot (Shoogle SHOOGLE15015)

The Untied Knot
Shooglenifty

Shoogle Records SHOOGLE15015 (CD, UK, 6 July 2015)

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Produced by Mattie Foulds and Shooglenifty at Mobile with a Home, Heriot Toun and various sheds in Scotland and Australia;
Recorded by Quee MacArthur, Mattie Foulds and Ewan MacPherson;
Mixed by Mattie Foulds and Shooglenifty;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound;
Cover art by John Byrne RSA;
Cover design by Lewis Bilsland

Musicians

Angus R. Grant: fiddle;
Ewan MacPherson: mandolin, tenor banjo, guitar, jew's harp, zurna;
Garry Finlayson: banjo, banjax, darabouka;
James Mackintosh: drums, percussion, programming, bass, guitar, piano, keyboards, vocals;
Malcolm Crosbie: guitars;
Quee MacArthur: bass

and
Kaela Rowan: vocals [1, 3-8, 10]

with
Ross Ainslie: whistles [1, 11], pipes [41];
Conrad Ivitsky Molleson: bass [1, 4, 8];
Luke Plumb: mandolin [6, 9];
Dave Milligan: piano [4]

Tracks

  1. The Untied Knot / The Fall / Mile Marbhaisg Air A' Ghaol (5.53)
  2. The Scorpian / The Devil's Breath Hornpipe (4.18)
  3. Samhla Reel / Scolpaig (6.15)
  4. Somebody's Welcome to Somewhere (6.16)
  5. Do Chrochadh a Thoill Thu, Thoill Thu / Nighean Rudh' Bhàn Bh'aig Dòmhnall Ruadh Piobair / The Spice of Life (4.51)
  6. The Highway Carpark (4.06)
  7. Peaches / Monkswell Road / Meal Di Bhrògan (5.10)
  8. The High Road to Jodhpur / Am Bothan a Bh'aig Fionnghuala (3.46)
  9. The Arms of Sleep (5.34)
  10. Ruidhleadh Mo Nighean Donn / Am Buachaille Dubh Fionnghal (4.52)
  11. Fitzroy Crossing (6.06)

> Folk Music > Records > Kaela Rowan: The Fruited Thorn

Kaela Rowan: The Fruited Thorn

Kaela Rowan: The Fruited Thorn (Shoogle SHOOGLE16016)

The Fruited Thorn
Kaela Rowan

Shoogle Records SHOOGLE16016 (CD, UK, 1 August 2016)

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Produced by James Mackintosh and Kaela Rowan;
Recorded by James Mackintosh and Cameron Malcolm;
Mixed by James Mackintosh, Quee MacArthur and Kaela Rowan;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound;
Cover photo by Douglas Robertson;
Cover design by Somhairle Macdonald;
Inside photo ‘Poe, the Raven’ by Tom Spross

Musicians

Kaela Rowan: vocals, guitar, whistle, bodhrán;
James Mackintosh: percussion, guitars, keyboard, programming, vocals;
Ewan MacPherson: guitars, mandolin, jew's harp

with
Dave Milligan: piano [1, 3];
Dayam Khan Manganiyar: vocals [2, 11];
Ewan Vernal: double bass [1-2, 4, 8-10];
Griogair Labhruidh: small pipes [10], whistles [11];
Jarlath Henderson: uillean pipes [3, 5], vocals and whistles [5];
John McCusker: fiddle [1, 9], harmonium [9];
Patsy Reid: fiddle and viola [2, 8, 11], cello [2]

Tracks

  1. Now Westlin Winds (Roud 6936) (6.16)
  2. Eileen Fhianain (St Finnan's Isle) (5.02)
  3. Lord Gregory (Roud 49; Child 76; G/D 6:1226) (5.37)
  4. Nighean Nan Geug (O Rarest of Maidens) (4.44)
  5. As I Roved Out (Roud 3479; G/D 6:1165) (6.20)
  6. Mary and the Gallant Soldier (2.56)
  7. Blackbird (What a Voice) (Roud 495) (6.31)
  8. Bratach Bana (White Banners) (4.35)
  9. If I Was a Blackbird (Roud 387; Henry H79) (6.04)
  10. The Bonnie Woods o' Hatton (Roud 5531) (4.54)
  11. Grioghal Cridhe (Beloved Gregor) (7.15)

Track 1 Robert Burns arr. James Mackintosh, Kaela Rowan;
Track 2 Alasdair Grand, Charlie Macfarlane;
Tracks 3, 5, 7-9, 11 trad. arr. James Mackintosh, Kaela Rowan;
Tracks 4, 6, 10 trad. arr. James Mackintosh, Kaela Rowan, Ewan MacPherson

> Folk Music > Records > Shooglenifty: Acid Croft Vol. 9

Shooglenifty: Acid Croft Vol. 9

Shooglenifty: Acid Croft Vol. 9 (Shooglenifty SHOOGLE20120)

Acid Croft Vol. 9
Shooglenifty

Shooglenifty SHOOGLE20120 (CD, UK, 13 January 2021)

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Produced by Andy Bell, with assistance from Barry Reid;
Recorded by Barry Reid Aat Watercolour Studios in the Scottish Highlands;
Additional recording by Shooglenifty;
Mixed by Andy Bell;
Mastered by Calum Malcolm;
Photo of Shooglenifty by Douglas Robertson;
Cover artwork by Ashley Cook;
Design by Van Gill Media

Folk Radio UK review by Johnny Whalley

Musicians

Eilidh Shaw: fiddle, vocals;
Ewan McPherson: mandolin, tenor banjo, jew's harp, vocals;
Garry Finlayson: banjax, banjo;
James Mackintosh: drums, percussion4, piano, thumbjam;
Kaela Rowan: vocals, percussion;
Malcolm Crosbie: guitars;
Quee MacArthur: basses

Tracks

  1. Billy's: Euphoricishness / Billy’s Birthday Tune / Colonel Sig of the 2-2-6 (8.02)
  2. Black Dog: Tìll an Crodh, Laochain (6.50)
  3. Air Chuairt: Air Allaban (6.46)
  4. Caravan Up North: An Robh Thu ‘Sa Bheinn (5.27)
  5. Hunting for Angus (8.09)
  6. Squat Lobster (7.13)
  7. Brutus (5.22)
  8. Trams: Silence of the Trams / Tom and Lisa’s (6:24)

Track 1a Eilidh Shaw, Malcolm Crosbie;
Tracks 1bc Eilidh Shaw;
Tracks 2, 4 trad.;
Track 3 Kaela Rowan, A. MacDonald;
Track 5 Kaela Rowan;
Tracks 6-7 refrain Kaela Rowan;
Track 8a Angus R. Grant;
Track 8b Ewan MacPherson

> Folk Music > Records > Shooglenifty

Other records with Shooglenifty

Various Artists: Folkal Point: Edinburgh (Greentrax CDTRAX168) Various Artists, Folkal Point: Edinburgh, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX168, 1998

The Acoustic Folk Box (Topic TSFCD 4001) Various Artists, The Acoustic Folk Box, 4 CD, Topic TSFCD4001, 2002

Never Chance Your Luck Against the Sea (Deckchair Productions DPCD 102/3) Various Artists, Never Chance Your Luck Against the Sea, 2 CD, Deckchair DPCD 102/3, 2008