Sam Buckingham – The search for meaning (Part 1)

Interview by Ian Dearden ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the…

Steve Tyson – Wrong Train, Right Station

Record review by Ian Dearden Steve Tyson's third solo album, Wrong Train, Right Station, is a tour de force, and I was delighted to be able to review it for Trad & Now in 2018.
Jane Germain and Ian Simpson CD review by Ian Dearden

Jane Germain & Ian Simpson – Home on the Hill

Review by Ian Dearden If too much banjo is not nearly enough for you, then today’s “Commute to Work” album is for you. Actually, I have to confess – this album has been my commute to and from work soundtrack on a number of occasions…

Rebecca Wright & Donald McKay – Over Burns and Braes

My 'commute to work' soundtrack over the past couple of days - this stunningly gorgeous album by Rebecca Wright & Donald McKay called 'Over Burns and Braes'. The recording quality is superb (recorded, mixed & mastered by Pix Vane…