Artist profiles: Iain Mackay

Iain Mackay is a popular singer throughout the Scottish Highlands and Islands and beyond and is heard and seen regularly on radio and television.

He won the Gold Medal for traditional singing at the National Mod in Inverness in 1972 and was the winner of the Seann Nos at the Pan-Celtic Festival in Killarney a few years later. Before that he recorded for Gaelfonn and his LP on the Lismor label although now deleted is still carefully hoarded by folksong collectors.

Discography:

Creag An Fhraoich (Skye Records)
Seoladh (Skye Records)

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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