FiddleOn magazine (number 25), is 50 pages packed with interesting articles and useful information. In addition to regular items such as news and views, details of workshops and CD reviews, this issue also contains:
On the Border of Great Things – Lori Watson. Sophie Parkes talks to young Borders fiddler Lori Watson about her busy life in music. She chats about her influences, about first taking up the fiddle, about her work with The Border Fiddlers, her new band Rule of Three. Visit her website.
Aidan O’Rourke – Session Latecomer. Aidan takes time out from a busy weekend at Edinburgh's Fiddle 2007 to chat to Trevor Buck about Aidan's band Lau, and Blazin' Fiddles. He talks about his fiddle playing heroes and what type of music really excites him.
East Anglian Fiddle Traditition. Taz Tarry writes about some of the old fiddlers featured in a recently published book on the subject. The book, entitled Before the Night was Out, is available from The East Anglian Traditional Music Trust.
San Francisco - Fiddle City Trevor Buck writes about fiddle playing in the city and the hugely popular San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers and the various events in the area such as The Vally of the Moon fiddle week.
Fiddle Hell! Jeff Flatters gives an amusing account of his trip to Groton, Massachussetts to attend Fiddle Hell.
Tunes in the centre pages Border Gatherin by Lori Watson and two tunes by James Hogg The Laird O Lammington and Tushielaws Line.
The Phonofiddle Jeremy Weaver writes about this unusual and rare type of fiddle.
Things do happen on the Isle of Wight! 'Overner' writes about a walking and fiddling weekend held on the island in November.
In his regular article, Glen
Titmus talks about ajusting the bridge.
Fiddle maestro and teacher Pete
Cooper writes about playing for dance.
A chance to win a fabulous new CD from Blazin' Fiddles - Live kindly
donated by Blazin' Fiddles,.
Also CD reviews, a music quiz, news and chitchat from the UK fiddle
scene and more...