Artist Profiles: Breabach

Breabach

Breabach formed in Glasgow as students enjoying the thriving folk scene at sessions and ceilidhs. Although they come from all parts of Scotland, they share a common love for playing traditional music.

The four members of the band are all accomplished musicians and when they get a chance to play together, their show is not to be missed. Breabach creates an exciting, authentic sound with a blend of bagpipes, fiddle, whistles and guitar.

Their combination of strong traditional tunes with original arrangements produces a sound that will leave a lasting impression on the listener. It is this sound that helped them achieve success at Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Open Stage Competition in 2005.

Discography:

The Big Spree (Compass Records, 2007)

The Desperate Battle of the Birds (Breabach Records, 2010)

Bann (Breabach Records, 2012)

Urlar (2013)

Astar (2016)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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