NEWS

lori watson

The ambitious Strathspey and Surreal Society (a 24-piece fiddle band like you have never heard before) have just completed our third concert headlining the Old Fruitmarket at Celtic Connections festival playing nine pieces of...

Strathspey and Surreal Society

Lots of fiddles and innovative compositions

Thank you to everyone who has supported me in my development: family, teachers, colleagues, friends, anyone who has given me the time of day, shared their knowledge, enthusiasm, honesty, patience, or a bit of...

To celebrate the Scots Trad Music Awards I’ve made a wee playlist of songs available until 10th December. The tracks include some info on my influences and connections to the songs too, it’s actually...

Blindingly good music making with Iain Morrison and Pete Harvey in October. Rumbling around Austria, Switzerland and Italy with a load of beautiful songs and heads full of questions. I’ve been thinking about sounds...

Iain Morrison Euro tour

31 October, 2016

Underwater Dance by Lori Watson     In July I researched and wrote the music for a devised theatre production for YMTUK based on Scottish and Norwegian folklore. Working with Director: Ellis Kerkhoven Composer/Musical...

Maelstrøm

10 August, 2016

I’ve become a bit of a tinkerer of voice boxes over the last couple of years. It stemmed initially from curiosity and a lack of understanding on my own part, and has been spurred...

Vocal mechanics

18 June, 2016

I’m currently on tour in Australia with Austrian-Scottish project Black Market Tune. Led by cross-genre violinist Paul Dangl, the band explore European folk melodies and songs – Austrian, Scandinavian, Hungarian, with an emphasis on...

The Boreas album is officially out! Here are a few review snippets so far. ***** fROOTS (playlist album choice) ***** Sunday Express ***** Northern Sky **** R2 Magazine **** Songlines “experimental and highly accessible…an...