Origins OUT NOW!
'Origins' the Debut Album is here and available to buy now. We launched the new album at Celtic Connections in Glasgow on 4th of Feb 2012.
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We are delighted to be nominated in the BEST GROUP Category for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013 along with some good pals: Lau, Bellowhead and The Unthanks. Also, Ross Ainslie has been nominated in the MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR category. … Continue reading
Spiral Earth – online home of everything folky – are on our side again. We are very grateful for their support. The Treacherous Orchestra is awesome – and that’s not a term we use lightly – Having just released their … Continue reading
We had a stormer of a gig at Shrewsbury Folk Festival attested by a couple of reviews that follow: from the Shropshire Star: Blistering set as curtain falls on Shrewsbury Folk Festival A blistering live set from stand-in headliners The Treacherous … Continue reading
‘An electrifying array of musical talent’… With a magical Celtic blend of fairytale nonsense, Treacherous Orchestra march on stage with all the curiosity of a Victorian vaudeville act. Top hats and bagpipes are the order of the night as the … Continue reading
Treacherous Orchestra “Origins” Navigator Records, 2012 You could fill this review by simply listing the line-up of this 11-piece trad big band, so take your time now … No, I make it short and simple: from the land that brought … Continue reading
Treacherous Orchestra – Origins by Neil McFadyen on 3 May, 2012 – in Reviews Treacherous Orchestra are an 11 piece band featuring musicians from (amongst others) Shooglenifty, the Peatbog Fairies and Salsa Celtica. Following their hugely successful debut at Celtic … Continue reading
Posted on Pipehacker | April 13, 2012 | by Vince Janoski When you first look at their album cover for Origins, Treacherous Orchestra appears as if it is just the latest thrash metal group or DJ-dance-hall-fusion-electronica band. Never would you suspect … Continue reading
TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA – Origins Navigator Records 062 9 tracks, 55 minutes Following on from their 2010 EP, and re-presenting a couple of those tracks, Origins is billed as the first full-length recording from the new Leviathan of Scottish music. Forget The … Continue reading
Treacherous Orchestra Origins (Navigator Records) Stirling Observer, Friday, March 30, 2012 THERE are lots of great folk albums out there produced by both solo artists and groups and lots of ways to describe them: accomplished, moving, toetapping, vibrant. How many … Continue reading
TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA Origins Navigator 062 The origins of the 11-strong Treacherous Orchestra, who are marching down from Scotland brandishing this excellent CD, go back to Perthshire where two young pipers, the incomparable Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton, were greatly inspired … Continue reading
Our first five star review for ‘Origins’ and it comes from Songlines’ It starts with… “The debut album from Treacherous Orchestra is a blistering, swaggering and infectious affair.” It ends with… “Origins is a pounding, sweaty, meaty, debut which promises … Continue reading
Origins Treacherous Orchestra 2012 Studio album the bright young folk review Treacherous Orchestra are an 11 piece ensemble of musicians, originally brought together at Celtic Connections 2009 before working extensively together in Glasgow. With backgrounds in bands as luminous as … Continue reading
TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA ‘Origins’ Mar-Apr 2012 Dai Jeffries **** I don’t know. You just get accustomed to one eleven-piece supergroup when another one comes along. This one is Scottish with an Irishman thrown in for balance, and its debut album is … Continue reading
TREACHEROUS ORCHESTRA ‘Origins’ (Navigator) Mick Houghton April 2012 8/10 Daring instrumental collective The opening “Overture” here is pure folk prog: imagine an 11-piece ELP featuring bagpipes, whistles, flutes, fiddles, accordion, banjo, guitars, bass and drums. Taking inspiration from such Scottish … Continue reading
Treacherous Orchestra: ‘Origins’ (Navigator) If their name suggests danger, skulduggery or something not to be trusted, fear not. Treacherous Orchestra are actually quite a cuddly aggregation, an 11-piece formed on Glasgow’s traditional music session scene who have forged a reputation … Continue reading
THE SKINNY Treacherous Orchestra – Origins ALBUM REVIEW BY SIMON ROACH PUBLISHED 21 FEBRUARY 2012 The traditions of celtic folk music have seen a welcome revival in recent years, but perhaps more exciting is the exploration of how they can … Continue reading
Treacherous Orchestra: Origins (Navigator) – review **** Robin Denselow guardian.co.uk Thursday 16 February 2012 22.15 GMT An album of rousing fusion work from the vibrant Scottish folk scene, where every musician seems to play in a variety of very different … Continue reading
The Treacherous Orchestra stay faithful to their reputation for loudness without betraying folk roots Published on Sunday 15 January 2012 06:37 The Treacherous Orchestra’s high-octane energy has made them a hit at Celtic Connections, and they’re back again this year, … Continue reading
Treacherous Orchestra Album: Origins Label: Navigator Tracks: 9 Now, that’s more like it…an album that is driven by pure energy! Rather than hide behind the word ‘art’ as some form of defence the Treacherous Orchestra totter dangerously close to the … Continue reading
Excerpt from the article: “Campbell Cameron: They think it’s all over – it is now” Celtic Connections is once again celebrating a bumper year as the 19th festival draws to a close tonight. The attendances have reached over 100,000 and … Continue reading