Energy and imagination fuel this exceptionally rich fourth solo collection from the singer and flute player. At its heart is Kennedy’s adventurous (...)

Scottish and Irish influences intersect endlessly on this fifth album from Cara, a German band, with one Scottish singer among its ranks. They bold(...)

We’re all aware that the local can be global and vice versa. These archive recordings (from Cornelscourt Parish Hall), offer an occasionally intrigui(...)

Liam Ó Maonlaí, Tim Edey and Kevin Burke

The first time Kevin Burke and Liam Ó Maonlaí encountered one another was two years ago on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, where Ó Ma(...)

Distance can shape music in ways that proximity just doesn’t allow. This solo debut from London-Irish fiddler Claire Egan is a quietly confident(...)

Sligo fiddler Oisín MacDiarmada, a driving force of Téada, has long had a reputation for balancing the intricacies of a tune with a deeply expressive(...)

Multiple lifetimes of music lurk beneath the surface of this exceptional collection. At First Light’s founding members, piper John McSherry and fid(...)

Lost gems abound on this collection of women who recorded during the golden era of traditional music from 1916 to 1945, none of which have ever been (...)

It’s not often we get to eavesdrop on the entreaties between Mallorcan and Irish music, but Felip Carbonell has wrought something speci(...)

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood is no stranger to musical odyssey, having composed the soundtracks to Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood, (...)