Celtcast

‘Van onze cd wordt een nummer uitgezonden door de zender Celtcast. Bijzonder dat dit gebeurt. Celtcast is een zender die zich vooral richt op bands die gebruikmaken van traditionele instrumenten zoals draailier, Middeleeuwse instrumenten etc..

We zijn hier blij mee!โ€™

De post van Celtcast:

Hello music lovers! ๐ŸŽป๐Ÿ’•

It’s already a week agoโ€ฆ the Midwinter Fair Archeon! It was a fantastic weekend with campfires and beautiful music. Through these kinds of events, the CeltCast team gets energised to do what we do as a team! We want to spread this beautiful music! And, as said before, we hope to start the new year with a completely refreshed radio server! ๐Ÿ“ป

Today I start with two albums that we collected last weekend at Archeon. ๐Ÿฐ

Pastiche – Pastiche exploring Rebetika (2019)
This band was at Archeon as Lemonaki, their new name. We saw a familiar face too, namely Emma van Dobben formerly of the band AmmA! That was a nice surprise! ๐Ÿ˜„ Lemonaki is a special folk band with cheerful and melancholic songs from Greece, Spain and the Balkans.โ˜€๏ธ

Joint String Friends – Down by the Banks of the Ocean (2019)
In that same weekend, I met Sebastian Meijer. He was playing the violin in the band Plunder during the Midwinter Fair. At Castlefest Winter he was also playing with Varend Volk. It turns out that he has made an album with Joint String Friends (Sicko Hoogterp, Nico de Koning and Menno Schilstra). Itโ€™s a nice album with a lot of folk traditionals. If you want to know more, have a look on their website: http://www.jointstringfriends.nl ๐ŸŒŽ

Triakel – Thyra (2014)
I love this album with Swedish folk music! This is what CeltCast is in my opinion, beautiful voice and old instruments. And, our balfolk friends will also love this one. I’ve read on their FB page that they made a new album. We really love to play that one too. ๐Ÿ˜

Loreena McKennitt – An Ancient Muse (2006)
I don’t have to tell much about this singer, she’s a great and famous artist. The song ‘The Gates of Istanbul’ reminds me of Irfan. The title of the album perfectly sets the mood of this album. Let yourself be taken on a journey to ancient cultures. ๐Ÿ›

Merrow – A story to tell (2018)
Regularly, we receive albums that do not completely fit the CeltCast format. If an album does not fit at all, then we will not present it. But sometimes we can play one or two songs. In that case we will definitely play them and happily tell about it! This is also the case with Merrow’s album. It actually tends towards country folk, partly due to the voice of the singer. We will, however, add the track ‘Ashokan farewell’ to our lists. ๐ŸŽป

We liggen hier in goed gezelschap!

CORVUS CORAX – Cantus Buranus II (2008)
This album is totally different from Merrow, but we also can play only one song from this album. This work is more reminiscent of opera and theatre. The artwork is beautiful, making the album a true collector’s item. We are going to add the song “De Mundi Statu” to our playlists. ๐Ÿ•

Doorgaan met het lezen van “Celtcast” โ†’