Simon Thoumire | Concertina player and composer

Simon Thoumire


O As I was Kiss’d Yestreen

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Goodnight Sweetheart

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Concertina and Hip Hop

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Watching the Moving Clouds

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Spending a moment with violist Emma Tomlinson

Emma Tomlinson is a violist, fiddler and teacher originally from Liverpool and now living in Glasgow. It was great to chat to Emma about what’s going on, her thoughts on teaching practices and her ongoing PHD into the use of viola in Scottish music. Find out more about Emma at[…]

Spending A Moment With Fiddler Jenna Reid

I really enjoyed this chat with Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid about her new album Working Hands and her life so far. In the chat we talk about Jenna’s move from Shetland – nearly going home again, finally settling in Glasgow, nearly becoming a teacher and succeeding in her chosen career![…]

Spending a moment with guitarist Michael Bryan

I had a great chat with Mike the other day about his career to date including the many bands he has played in. We had a laugh! At the end of the podcast we play the James Scott Skinner tune St Mungo’s Welcome to Scott Skinner. You can also watch[…]

Spending a Moment with Gary Innes

I was very lucky to spend some time with musician, broadcaster and shinty player Gary Innes last week. Gary chat about his latest album Imminent and his life to date and plays a few tunes on his accordion along the way! At the end of the podcast we play the[…]

Spending A Moment with guitarist Ian Carr

This is a chat with brilliant musician, guitarist and composer Ian Carr. It was recorded on tour in Sweden in Sundsvall. Ian explains where it is in the podcast! At the end of podcast we play a brand new tune written by Ian called – Yes Sir I Can Boogie.[…]