Wezen by Alicia Ducout
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Wezen by Alicia Ducout

Alicia Ducout (piano, harpe celtique et chant), Florian Baron (guitare et oud), Kenan Guernalec (flûte traversière irlandaise), Marc Blanchard (arrangements électroniques), Anthony Debray-Laizé (percussions) The world can be a dark and scary place. That is why we have music to escape to when things start to get chilly. I would recommend Alicia Ducout’s (who also … Continue reading

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Corrina Hewat: Between Life and Music (Interview)

Plus: Nova Scotia singer/songwriter Layne Greene for our EP review, Lady of the Woods: New Single from Jamie Smith’s Mabon album Windblown and Cormac O Caoimh https://www.facebook.com/corrinahewat http://www.corrinahewat.com/ http://www.unusualsuspects.uk.com/ http://www.myspace.com/unusualsuspectsscotland Corrina Hewat is our featured artist this week. She is a mom, a harp teacher, and a good friend to the harp community. She is … Continue reading

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Got Harp Blisters?

I believe that any discussion is worth an article. Got this posted by Rachel Hair about issues with blisters among musicians who play the harp. This is understandable. Unlike guitarists who usually use the guitar pick harpists have to rely solely on their fingers in conquering those great bunch of strings. Hi folks, Do any … Continue reading

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Naia

Celtic harp and flute. These are two instruments that sound like they’re made for each other. Flutist Nicole Rabata and harpist Danielle Langord will enchant you with their perky tracks. They make music that  sounds like it comes from the fairies. There is this lively and sparkling quality in every track. Portland is their home base. Hear more about … Continue reading

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The Enchanting Luascadh

Music of the elves… We think of festive and loud sounds when we talk about the music of Brittany. This association is brought about by the popularity of the bombarde and the biniou. After looking further, I found this unique artist by the name of Alicia Ducout. She goes by the moniker Luascadh. Originally from Rennes, Bretagne, she tours around France with the … Continue reading

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Patrick Ball

Patrick Ball continues to bring the lyrical gift of Ireland to the world through harp music and spoken word. Anyone who is interested in the sound of the wire-strung harp knows Patrick Ball. A fan of traditional Irish music isn’t a stranger to his name or music. If you are an insider, I am sure … Continue reading