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The Maid Behind The Bar

The Maid Behind The Bar

January 7, 2011

This one is an absolutely essential tune at any session, no matter what instrument you've got, and we don't have any shortage of them here. Xylophone and banjo kick off the main tune, after a dodgy and wacky opening, leading to a mishmash cacophony of sound. . .

Enjoy!

Madden’s Jig (The Cat’s Meow)

Madden’s Jig (The Cat’s Meow)

January 3, 2011

A more conventional setting of a common traditional tune here to open up the New Year, with harpsichord, flute, and bassoon to the fore.

Watch out for our next few releases, we have a few universal session standard tunes coming up as you've never heard them before. . .

The Glasgow Reel

The Glasgow Reel

December 30, 2010

An alternative, unexpectedly lucid, and altogether different version of this popular reel here. Bassoon and lute clash with an effective synth mix. Enjoy!

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McLeods Reel

McLeods Reel

October 20, 2010

A unique piece, with electronically created mandolin, bass voice, banjo, harmonium, and drums, combining in a truly eclectic rendition of this old tune

The Clergy’s Lamentation

The Clergy’s Lamentation

October 13, 2010

A slow, ponderous, and haunting melody accompanies this tune, which dates from the early 15th Century. Celesta, bong drums, and flute sounds are to the fore here

The Tarbolton Set

The Tarbolton Set

October 9, 2010

A popular set from the famous Michael Coleman, consisting of three reels, Tarbolton, The Longfort Collector, and The Sailor's Bonnet, set to banjo, flutes, harp, accordion, viola, and drums as non-imposing percussion

The Old Foggy Dew

The Old Foggy Dew

October 3, 2010

A sweet, tinkling, version of this old tune, with celesta, flute, drums, accordion, and bass combining to give a quiet, soothing effect

Toss the Feathers

Toss the Feathers

September 28, 2010

An eclectic mix of sounds here, with this popular reel played by hollow bottle, bongo drums, synthesiser, and violin sounds blending in a fast-paced session beat.

Blast of Wind

Blast of Wind

September 26, 2010

An remix of a slip jig here, complete with bass, electric guitar, and orchestral harp sounds

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