Sandwood is the latest offering from Duncan Chisholm. It draws its inspiration from a single location in Sutherland, the furthest northwest part of mainland Scotland. This is music in which to immerse ourselves, allow our minds to build our own links and maybe, one day, to visit.
In the first of a 3-part review of the 33rd Orkney Folk Festival Alice Tait sets the scene and shares some of the highlights of Day one including Barrule, Louise Bichan, the Hot Seats and Bruce Mainland.
Read our live review of ‘Distil’, an initiative managed by Hands up For Trad, showcasing some of the best talent in Scottish traditional music.