A Day A Month

Myself and Mike Vass have been playing music together in various projects over the years and we started a few years ago trying to meet up one day a month to write music together. This worked well some months but unfortunately we both have pretty busy schedules. Often with the best of intentions we didn’t

THE MAKING OF MY SUMMER ISLES ALBUM #9

25-28 MAY – Recording clarinet and Mixing I was delighted that clarinetist, Jo Nicolson who I’ve played with a lot in Matilda Brown’s ensemble, was able to come and record clarinet on Red Throated Diver and also on Stone and Struggle. I absolutely love the sound of the clarinet with the accordion and I hope

NEW MAIREARAD AND ANNA ALBUM!

Myself and Anna started recording ‘Best Day’ (Can’t quite believe it but our third album!) in January 2015 and we are delighted to have it for sale on our UK tour this November. We recorded it at Gran’s House Studio in Lamington in the peaceful and picturesque Scottish Borders with fellow accordionist and amazing engineer,