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"One of the very best practitioners of bow and strings" Seuras Og, At the Barrier

"captures the beauty of Scotland sonically" Len Holton, From Albion and Beyond

"demon fiddling" Ian Anderson, Podwireless

"glorious" Jonathan Aird, Americana UK

"lilting" Michael Witthaus, The Hippo

"crackin’, fantastic stuff” Tim Walker, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

"beautiful" Anna Massie, BBC Radio Scotland

"tasty fiddling" Dai Jeffries, Folking

"wonderful" Nick McMaster, Radio Lewes

"a fine set" ★★★ Tim Cumming, Songlines

"a stand out talent" Darol Anger

“The Margaret S Tait Project builds a musical bridge between memory and motherlandand it’s a powerful document.” ★★★★
New Internationalist Magazine

"This is a truly beautiful piece of art." ★★★★ Songlines Magazine

"Abstract, emotive and atmospheric"  Jim McCourt, The Living Tradition

“Atmospherically filmic” ★★★★ The Scotsman

"It's vividly evocative: "Sydney the Pilot" has the poignant quality of an old photograph, and the lovely slow twirl of Bichan's melody to "Quoyburray" is like handwriting."
★★★ The Independent

"Sketching with sound in a way that is truly cinematic...stately chamber music, evoking travel and turmoil with savage beauty." ★★★★★ Northern Sky

"Here's a record to wrong-foot expectations! Captivating." ★★★★ R2

“Powerful and evocative” ★★★★ Sunday Express

"Wistful and heartfelt." ★★★ The Guardian

"Bichan’s vividly expressive and evocative chamber-folk score underpinned a wonderfully engaging, absorbing illumination of past lives and family ties."
Sue Wilson, The Scotsman

"dexterous and, big-toned" Jim Gilchrist, The Scotsman

"Sickeningly talented and mad as brushes. A potent combination."
Kevin Macleod
, speaking of Fara

"'Rhena's 80th', a gritty, crooked tune written by fiddler Louise Bichan worms its way into your brain and makes you hit the replay button."
Elaine Bradtke, The Living Tradition

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