|Future Sounds of Gaeldom CD (2002) |
Snm-15/Gray buy CD music There are basically three schools of Celtic music: Irish, Scottish, and Breton (as in the French province of Brittany). All three schools have both traditional acoustic artists and modern/contemporary explorers, and in the neo-Celtic realm, there are so many variations. There is Irish rock, Scottish rock, Irish new age, Irish hip-hop, Scottish electronica, Breton dance-pop, Breton folk-rock -- the list goes on and on. The focus of this generally interesting, if uneven, compilation (which Survival Records assembled in 2002) is modern, experimental neo-Scottish sounds. During the course of the album, Scottish-Celtic music is fused with everything from Middle Eastern music on Big Sky's "Las Temporadas" ...