Daimh, The Hebridean Periods (Goat Island Song)
As of ultimate weekend’s Scots Trad Song Awards the West Highlands and Islands-based quintet Daimh are Scotland’s reigning People Band of the Yr and it’s a name that their newest album greater than justifies. Their song has luggage of personality, as in particular smartly illustrated by way of Gabe McVarish’s fiddling at the Lavatory an Lochan strathspey and reels set, and their preparations of pipes, whistles, mess around and accordion, each because the melodic center of attention and in beef up in their most up-to-date addition, Ellen MacDonald’s winsome Gaelic making a song, all the time have an imaginative element that catches the ear or enhances the voice preferably whilst the engine room of Murdo Cameron’s mandola and Ross Martin’s guitar provides pressure or underlines the track’s inherent sense of swing. Recorded over a week-long collection of periods on Mull, Skye and South United states, the album has an intimate, very direct really feel that emphasises the richness of phraSEOlogy in each vocal and instrumental choices and a way of continuity that belies the adjustments of location.
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