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lori watson

Duncan and I recorded a cover for the Glad Cafe fundraiser (major roof repairs needed to save one of my favourite venues/organisations in the world – see the campaign here). Emily Scott (hero) of modernstudiestheband.com thought...

Well that’s me seven months into my new role as Lecturer in Scottish Ethnology. I turned my freelance life upside down, left Glasgow (still pining) and set up shop in Portobello and Edinburgh (less...

The gentle and unfaltering love of a mother. lyrics Lyrics by Hamish Henderson (with permission) 1. A puir lad yince an a lad sae trim Hi the haw, the gillieflour, hi the thyme! A...

Kat & Nathan’s Rosa Kathryn and Nathan chose the Da Rosa as their first dance for their wedding. So I wrote them a tune that follows the swing and swirl of this particular dance...

Kat & Nathan’s Rosa

19 October, 2018

Pleasure That’s enough worry for now, time to enjoy some summer. lyrics Ne’er ask the hour what is it tae us How Time deals out his treasures? The golden moments lent tae us They’re...

Pleasure

27 August, 2018

Is It Over? A response to dwelling in the past, future or present and a reminder that beginnings and endings are frequent. The programmed percussion was recorded on location in Lindean Community Woodland beside...

Is It Over?

9 July, 2018

A contemporary take on the rare Jedburgh version of this well-known ballad. Traditional song – this version was collected from Thomas Shortreed of Jedburgh from his mother’s singing and published in 1818 in Albyn’s...

The monthly digi singles continue this year with a cover of Charlie Chaplin & Co’s Smile. Take care of each other in the dark days.   Smile, though your heart is aching Smile, even...

Smile

1 March, 2018