Category: Music

Ancestors

I very happily stumbled across the band Albannach today while listening to the Irish and Celtic Music podcast ( which I love). They are a drum and pipe band but not your grandfather’s drum and pipe band. Words really fail me to describe what they do to me….how they wake up my blood. The Scottish Read More

Celtic Music

Just thought I would list a few of my favorite Celtic/Celtic influences bands here…. Shooglenifty Kila (rather strange ecclectic band but really enjoyable. Very new) Peatbog Faeries (very mixed Celtic techno, if you will) Lunasa (slightly more traditional instrumental must but still very modern) Cherish the Ladies (traditional balads and instrumental pieces) Nickel Creek (an Read More

Dreams, wonderful dreams

I’m usually not someone who cries at “sappy” things. But I bawled like a baby after I watched the following clips from “Britain’s Got Talent” (didn’t want to figure out how to put up videos) Opera Over the Rainbow I don’t know if it’s just the music ( I’m a huge sucker for ANY well Read More