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RURA: Break It Up

RURA: Break It Up (Greentrax CDTRAX364)

Break It Up
RURA

Greentrax Recordings CDTRAX364 (CD, UK, March 2012)

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Produced by Aidan O'Rourke;
Recorded and mixed by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Studios, Glasgow;
Additional recording by Chris Waite at Carrierwaves Studis;
Mastered by Brad Blackwood and Euphonic Masters;
Photography by Ian Barclay;
Graphic design by John Slavin t Designfolk

Musicians

Steven Blake: bagpipes, whistle;
Jack Smedley: fiddle, vocals;
David Foley: bodhrán, flute;
Adam Holmes: vocals, guitar;
Chris Wade: guitar

with
James Linday: bass [3, 5-7, 10]

Tracks

  1. Intro: Oran nan Nigaisean / The Bird's Nest / Mike Foley's Bodhrán Problems / Three Crowns (5.10)
  2. The New Yorker (2.22)
  3. Mary (4.16)
  4. Sorley's: Sorley MacLean's / Tune for the Lassies / Kelly's Delight (5.44)
  5. Break It Up / Tune: Still Drunk in the Morning (5.45)
  6. Elliott's: Elliott Finn MacDonald / Marcia De San Roque (5.18)
  7. Allegory (4.38)
  8. Viva: The Sherriff / Viva Galicia (4.54)
  9. Jigs: Skipping Through the Bogs / A Bottle of Vodka, Twenty Marlboro Reds and £50 Cashback Please / Abdouls (4.33)
  10. Lament for Donald Ban MacCrimmon (7.18)

Track 1a Murdo Macarthur;
Tracks 1b, 4c, 7a trad.;
Track 1c David Foley;
Track 1d John Walsh;
Track 2 Nuala Kennedy;
Tracks 3, 5 Adam Holmes;
Track 4a Martyn Bennett;
Track 4b Liz Carroll;
Track 5b Peter Morrison;
Track 6a, 9c Finlay MacDonald;
Track 7 Murray Attaway;
Track 8a Chris Stout;
Track 8b Seamus Eagan, Winifred Horan, John Doyle, Mick McAuley;
Track 9a John McSherry;
Track 9b Fraser Shaw, Kevin O'Neil, John Somerville;
Track 10 Malcolm MacCrimmon

> Folk Music > Records > RURA: Despite the Dark

RURA: Despite the Dark

RURA: Despite the Dark (RURA RURACD001)

Despite the Dark
RURA

RURA RURACD001 (CD, UK, 4 January 2015)

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Produced by Ali Hutton;
Recorded by Andrea Gobbi at Gran's House, Lamington, and Carrier Waves, Glasgow, Scotland;
Mixing and post production by Ali Hutton and Andrea Gobbi;
Mastered by Brad Blackwood at Euphonics;
Photography, artwork and design by Somhairle Macdonald

Musicians

Steven Blake: pipes, whistle;
Adam Brown: guitar, backing vocals;
David Foley: bodhrán, flute;
Adam Holmes: vocals, guitar;
Jack Smedley: fiddle, backing vocals

with
Ali Hutton: additional Moog

Tracks

  1. Dark Reel (7.38)
  2. Weary Days (5.24)
  3. The Smasher: The Boys from Ballydowse / The Smasher (5.46)
  4. Caul Wind Blast (Roud V18272) (6.14)
  5. The Glorious 45: Opheillia / The Glorious 45 (6.05)
  6. Between the Pines (4.34)
  7. Drone Song (5.10)
  8. The Lowground (6.29)
  9. The Lasher (7.10)

Track 1 Fraser Fifield;
Tracks 2, 6-7 Adam Holmes;
Tracks 3a, 5b David Foley;
Track 3b Jack Smedley;
Track 4 Robert Burns poem O Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast;
Track 5a Ali Hutton;
Track 8 David Foley, Mohsen Amini;
Track 9 Brendan Ring

> Folk Music > Records > RURA: In Praise of Home

RURA: In Praise of Home

RURA: In Praise of Home (RURA RURACD002)

In Praise of Home
RURA

RURA RURACD002 (CD, UK, 1 June 2018)

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Produced by Euan Burton;
Recorded by Euan Burton, Iain Hutchison, Sam Welch at GloWorm Recording, Glasgow;
Mixed and mastered by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording, Glasgow;
Band illustration by Luisa Casasantra;
Cover artwork by Calum McClure;
Sleeve design by James Morrison

Musicians

Steven Blake: pipes, whistle, Rhodes electric piano, piano;
Adam Brown: electric guitar, electric bass, Moog synthesiser;
David Foley: bodhrán, flute;
Jack Smedley: fiddle

with
James Pert Russell: vocals [1];
Sheila Littlejohn: vocals [9];
Euan Burton: bass [4], Rhodes electric piano [9]

Tracks

  1. In Praise of Home (5.00)
  2. Day One (3.22)
  3. Malice (4.42)
  4. Catriona's (5.21)
  5. Lust (4.40)
  6. I'll Never Forget (6.49)
  7. Forgerd (3.53)
  8. Horizons Pt. 1 (5.31)
  9. Horizons Pt. 2 (5.40)

Tracks 1, 3, 8 Steven Blake;
Tracks 2, 9 Jack Smedley;
Tracks 4-6 David Foley;
Track 7 Adam Brown, Jack Smedley, Steven Blake

> Folk Music > Records > David Foley & Jack Smedley: Time to Fly

David Foley & Jack Smedley: Time to Fly

David Foley & Jack Smedley: Time to Fly (Head East HER01CD)

Time to Fly
David Foley & Jack Smedley

Head East Records HER01CD (CD, UK, 28 March 2020)

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Produced by Euan Burton;
Recorded by Euan Burton, Iain Hutchison, Sam Welch at GloWorm Recording, Glasgow;
Mixed and mastered by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording, Glasgow;
Band illustration by Luisa Casasantra;
Cover artwork by Calum McClure;
Sleeve design by James Morrison

Musicians

David Foley: flute, guitar [5];
Jack Smedley: fiddle;
Jenn Butterworth: guitar;
John Lowrie: drums;
James Lindsay: bass

Tracks

  1. Marioni's (3.12)
  2. Time to Fly (3.41)
  3. Head East: Roshambo / Strings Attached / Billy on the Bodhrán (6.01)
  4. Drift (5.12)
  5. So Long, Lefty (3.32)
  6. Alex Thyberg of Järvsö (2.34)
  7. Takit: The Lockhouse / Cat P's (4.20)
  8. Litteljohn: A Tune for Lynne / Ferdia Litteljohn's of Hyndland (4.55)
  9. Graeme & Carly's (5.09)
  10. Coruscate (3.57)
  11. Wee Bit O': Mick Foley's Hacksaw / The End of the Empire (4.46)

Tracks 1-2, 3b, 7a, 8ab, 10, 11a Jack Smedley;
Tracks 3ac, 5-6, 7b, 9, 11b David Foley;
Tracks 4 David Foley, Jack Smedley

> Folk Music > Records > RURA: Live at The Old Fruitmarket

RURA: Live at The Old Fruitmarket

RURA: Live at The Old Fruitmarket (RURA RURACD003)

Live at The Old Fruitmarket
RURA

RURA RURACD003 (CD, UK, 11 September 2020)

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Recorded bei Keir Long live at The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, early in 2020;
Recording assistant Erin McHugh;
Mixed by Euan Burton;
Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music;
Album artwork by Samuel Hurt

Musicians

Steven Blake: pipes, keys;
Adam Brown: guitar;
David Foley: bodhrán, flute;
Jack Smedley: fiddle

with special guests: Chris Waite: electric guitar [2];
Adam Holmes: vocals, electric guitar [6, 9];
Ali Hutton: pipes, whistle [7];
Finlay MacDonald: pipes, whistle [8];
James Lindsay: double bass, moog

Strings:
Seonaidh Aitken, Megan Henderson: violins;
Patsy Reid, viola;
Alice Allen: cello

Tracks

  1. Catriona's (5.19)
  2. Dark Reel (7.00)
  3. In Praise of Home (4.55)
  4. Day One (3.23)
  5. I'll Never Forget (7.05)
  6. Mary (5.20)
  7. The Glorious 45 (6.07)
  8. Elliott's (5.46)
  9. Weary Days (5.30)
  10. Horizons Pt.1 (5.19)
  11. Horizons Pt. 2 (5.54)

Tracks 1, 3-5, 10-11 Steven Blake, Adam Brown, David Foley, Jack Smedley;
Track 2 Fraser Fifield;
Tracks 6, 9 Adam Holmes;
Track 7 Steven Blake, Adam Brown, David Foley, Andrea Gobbi, Ali Hutton, Jack Smedley;
Track 8 Steven Blake, Adam Brown, David Foley, Finlay MacDonald, Jack Smedley

> Folk Music > Records > Rura

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Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2012, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK12, 2012

Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013, 3 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK14, 2013

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Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente: The Morning Tempest (Oak Ridge JDPL2018CD) Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente, The Morning Tempest, CD, Oak Ridge JDPL2018CD, 2018

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Siobhan Miller: At This Time of Year (Songprint SPR003CDX) Siobhan Miller, At This Time of Year, EP, Songprint SPR003CDX, 2019