Mairi is an award winning pioneering figure in Scottish music, masterfully weaving voice, viola and improvisation.
She gained worldwide recognition when her version of Auld Lang Syne featured in the blockbuster movie ‘Sex and the City’.
She conjures sounds that pulse from ancient and shamanic to futuristic and electronic.
Dallahan is one of the most distinctive forces in the international folk music scene. Forged in Scotland and Ireland’s traditional music community, and drawing on traditional music styles of the Balkans and North America, they create an original and seamless musical montage, blending their contemporary influences from jazz, funk, and pop music.
In the wordless communication that passes between violinist Catriona Price and harpist Esther Swift as they perform, the strength of their decade-long musical partnership, friendship and shared humour is evident. It’s this depth of connection, and tangible desire to have fun, that gives Twelfth Day its extra edge.
Likened to Kate Bush, Anna Meredith and Bjork, Esther Swift explores ritual, connection, isolation, and the natural world in her performance with pedal harp and voice. A prolific, boldly innovative harpist, composer and singer, Esther works across genres as diverse as classical chamber music and free improvisation, and writes for ensembles large and small.
Fiercely independent and led by some of Scotland’s most talented young musicians across genres, Tinderbox Orchestra have produced a variety of award-winning & experimental productions, gathered an international cast of professional collaborators, and transformed preconceptions of what an orchestra can be.
Dolphin Boy is a legend on the Scottish music scene, having remixed some of the greatest names in Scottish trad.
For over 20 years the cult down-tempo producer, previously signed to Tummy Touch records, has never lost sight of his roots and has continued to develop his uniquely witty, smooth and deliciously danceable style.