Buy the printed version of this issue from our online shop Issue 116 is available to buy from our website now. It contains an interview with Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, an article on Scottish stalwarts Mairi Campbell & David Francis, a preview of the forthcoming new production of Peter Bellamy's The Transports, an interview with Irish folk hero Andy Irvine, a look at the guitar in British folk music, an article on The Outside Track, a feature on the phenomenon that is Fiddle Singing with some practical tips on how to do it, an interview with Scottish fiddler Ryan Young, an extended feature from the Eire Festival in Bondeno, Italy, a photo-feature from Warwick Folk Festival and an article on the 50 year history of the TMSA. All this plus festival listings, news, reviews and much, much more.
REVIEWS IN ISSUE 116 Roy Bailey - Live At Towersey Festival 2015 Bottle Bank Band - Bottle Bank Band Si Barron - Of A Myrtle Shade Eric Bogle With John Munro - Voices Gwilym Bowen Rhys - O Groth Y Ddaear Broom Bezzums - No Smaller Than The World Conor Caldwell & Danny Diamond - North Jim Causley & Luke Thompson - The Clay Hymnal Coope, Boyes & Simpson - Coda Crows - Time To Rise! Maria Dunn - Gathering Barbara Dymock - Leaf An' Thorn Fara - Cross The Line Marco Fabbri - Crossroads Vic Gammon & Friends - Early Scottish Ragtime Gatehouse - Tus Nua Granny's Attic - Off The Land Scott Macmillan & Colin Grant - Good 2 Go Lorcán Mac Mathúna, Martin Tourish, Daire Bracken, Íde Nic Mhathúna, Éamonn Galldubh - Visionaries 1916 The Hayes Sisters - Another Man's Shoes Home Service - A New Ground Iontach - A New Journey Hannah James - Jigdoll Ralph McTell & Wizz Jones - About Time Larry Kaplan - Furthermore Ruth Keggin - Turrys Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band - Instar Allan MacDonald & Neil Johnstone - The Bruce 700 Andrew Finn Magill - Roots Lady Maisery - Cycle Ewan McLennan & George Monbiot - Breaking The Spell Of Lonliness Methera - Vortex Reg Meuross - December Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy - The Reel Note Lisa Null - Legacies Micheal O hAlmhain - Tuile Agus Tra Phoenix Dance Band - All Fired Up Ross & Ali - Symbiosis Kate Rusby - Life In A Paper Boat Emily Sanders, Chris Parkinson, Pete Morton - The Magical Christmas Tree Alastair Savage - Alone With History Pete Seeger - Pete Seeger In England The Shee - Continuum Emily Smith - Songs For Christmas Talisk - Abyss Tannara - Trig Trail West - Rescattermastered Various Artists - Greentrax 30th Anniversary The Special Projects Various Artists - Orkney Folk Festival Fiddle Gathering Various Artists - 101 Scottish Songs: The Wee Red Book DVD We Banjo 3 - String Theory Chris While And Julie Matthews - Shoulder To Shoulder ISSUE 116 Web Reviews The following reviews were not able to be published in this issue of the magazine for space reasons. Alden Patterson And Dashwood - Alden Patterson and Dashwood John Stuart Scottish Dance Band - North Of The Grampians Vol 1 Connla - River Waiting Eva Deivert - Lata Fran Bakgarn Damien Dempsey - No Force On Earth Eoin Dillon - Pondelorum Doolin - Doolin Fairport Convention - Live At My Fathers Place 1974 Rob Halligan - Love Come Down Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow - The Fox Notify - In Concept Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage - Before The Sun The Savage Prunes - Straight Line Talking Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons - Ever Popular Favourites Cliff Stapleton - The Tumbling Of Creatures James Tait - The Long Journey Home Neil Thomson - Gandiegow Kieran Towers & Charlotte Carrivick - Wolves A Howlin Carwyn Tywyn - Tanddwr Various Artists - Sweet Liberties