19th September 2018
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Tallack’s talent on show

Tallack’s talent on show

Given that Shetland is hailed as a place that spawns almost more musi­cians than salmon, it is nevertheless probably fair to say that singer/songwriters still tend to be a bit of a rare species in the isles, most notably those of the male variety.Sure, a mere handful of very worthy individuals ... Read more...

Launch night for Tallack CD

Launch night for Tallack CD

Channerwick-based singer-songwriter Malachy Tallack will take to the stage at the British Legion in Lerwick next Friday evening as part of a six-piece band for the official launch of his third solo record, From the Thorn.The 11-track album – his first since 2005’s Edges and Spaces – was re... Read more...

New album from Astrid

New album from Astrid

The fourth album from Shetland singer-songwriter Astrid Williamson is launched next month.Released on One Little Indian Records, Here Come the Vikings is the latest offering from Astrid, who had brief fame with the band Goya Dress in the 90s before releasing solo albums Boy For You, Astrid Willi... Read more...

Ollaberry girl makes debut CD

Ollaberry girl makes debut CD

A FEMALE singer-songwriter from Ollaberry recently released her debut solo album, featuring 10 all-acoustic tracks.Antonia Sidgwick, 21, who is in the final year of a degree in sports science and psychology at the University of Edinburgh, recorded Baliamo – which was mixed and mastered by Andrew... Read more...

Jillian’s star turn on TV

Jillian’s star turn on TV

MORE details have emerged about the American TV show West Side singer Jillian Isbister is to star in.The Shetland Times revealed in June that she had been chosen to perform along with a group of Scottish singers in the music special to be made in Glasgow next week and screened coast-to-coast on th... Read more...