Simon Thoumire | Concertina player and composer

Simon Thoumire


Foot Stompin’ Free Scottish Music Podcast No 243

Hi there, Ciamar a tha sibh? Whit is happenin the day! I’m still learning Gaelic you will be pleased to hear although it is definitely not easy. A great challenge though and I can’t wait to get better. Surely I must!! Anyway I’m back with more great new releases from the Scottish trad music scene! I hope you enjoy. If you would like to support us please visit

This Too by Kinnaris Quintet
Track – Wonderful

The Long Night to New Orleans by Face the West

A Drop For Neptune by TRIP
Track – Turning Tides

Road to tyranny by Bruce MacGregor
Track – Josh’s 2 secs

Spring EP by Ally Forsyth
Track – On The Turn

Leaving Lurgangreen by Sarah Markey
Track – Leaving Lurgangreen

Ceòl Dannsa (feat Donnie Munro) by Valtos

Still As You’re Sleeping by Karine Polwart and Dave Milligan
Track – Travel These Ways

Sense of the Place by Stonehaven Folk Club
Track – Boat Memories by Mike Blackburn

Glendrian by Kenneth MacKenzie
Track – Reels

Breathing Space by Barry Reid
Track – Better Days

Moving Cloud Reel #shorts

Moving Cloud part 2! Check out part 1 here

The Moving Cloud by Neilly Boyle.

If you enjoy these wee #shorts please buy me a coffee or support me on Patreon

#concertina #musiclife #musicismylife #scotland #scottishmusic #thisisscotland #musicmaker #alba

Foot Stompin Free Scottish Music Podcast No 242 – International Women’s Day Special

Hi there, today we have a special podcast to celebrate International Women’s Day featuring some of Scotland’s great women musicians. If you enjoy this podcast please support our Patreon

Heal & Harrow
Track – Da Dim

Island Girls by Margaret Robertson and Karen Tweed
Track – Trio of Marches

Light Is In The Horizon by Eddi Reader
Track – Light Is In The Horizon Yet

A’ Grian by Niteworks featuring Kathleen MacInnes
Track – A’ Ghrian

The Castalia by Isla Ratcliff
Track – Only in Cape Breton

Ùrar by Mànran
Track – Black Tower

A Happy Place by Rachel Walker and Aaron Jones
Track – Càit a bheil i ann am Muile

Pilgrim Souls by Megan Henderson 
Track – Ascending

Message in a bottle by Ingrid Henderson
Track – Òran Brath ‘sa Bhuideal – Message in a Bottle Song

Website back up

I’ve finally got my website back up after a long time down! Here’s a post to prove it.