fRoots, Paul Matheson

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This is the third album from a young Scottish harpist working hard to popularise the harp. Here she is accompanied by regular trio members Jenn Butterworth (guitar & vocals) and Euan Burton (double bass), plus special guest musicians Fraser Fifield (soprano saxophone), Angus Lyon (rhodes/accordion) and Signy Jakobsdottir (percussion). Rachel’s fingering technique makes her plangent harp sound like a rippling …

Taplas, Delyth Jenkins

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Rachel Hair is never one to rest on her laurels and with this third album, she reinvents herself with characteristic aplomb. Joining her on this outing are guitarist and singer Jenn Butterworth and Euan Burton on double bass. On her previous album, the sonds were in Gaelic. Now they are in English and Butterworth’s delivery coupled with her driving guitar …

Scots Trio Flying High

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A nomination for Scottish Folk Band of the Year in the 2011 Scots Trad Music Awards will tell you that the RACHEL HAIR TRIO are a formidable bunch. For those who have already caught the RHT bug it would have come as no surprise to hear that these rising stars are receiving the plaudits on a national level. For those …