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Wired for Sound

Wired for Sound (digital album)

Alycia Putnam

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Alycia Putnam's new CD, Wired for Sound, is now available! It includes 13 tracks ranging in style from foot stompin' Celtic to more eclectic music. Wired for Sound is dynamic, high energy, and includes 10 well-known musicians from across the province:

Alycia Putnam: Fiddle
Robert Putnam: Guitar (all except 4, 12)
Darren McMullen: Mandolin, bouzouki, bass (3, 6, 10, 12), banjo, guitar (4, 12), mandola
Zach Smith: Percussion
Dave Gunning: Guitar (5, 8), electric guitar (11), bass (9, 11, 13)
Ardyth Robinson: Flute (3), harp (7)
Jennifer Wyatt: Harp (3, 7)
Kelly Putnam: Electric bagpipes (11)
Gordon Tucker: Guitar (9)
Kimberley Holmes: Fiddle harmony (12)

Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Dave Gunning at Wee House of Music Co., Pictou County, NS
Photography and graphic design by Portraits by Johanna
Made in Canada

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  1. 1 01. The Mystery Motorcycle 03:32 Info
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  2. 2 02. Banshee on the Harbour 03:23 Info
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  3. 3 03. Johsefin's Waltz 03:26 Info
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  4. 4 04. The Gremlin 03:22 Info
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  5. 5 05. Summer Sounds 04:30 Info
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  6. 6 06. The Mad Bulgar 02:44 Info
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  7. 7 07. The Tipsy Butterfly 04:06 Info
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  8. 8 08. Colin's Fiddle 05:23 Info
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  9. 9 09. Pat's Country 02:46 Info
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  10. 10 10. New Shoes 03:42 Info
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  11. 11 11. The Holland Set 03:45 Info
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  12. 12 12. New Beginnings 04:53 Info
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  13. 13 13. The One with the Strathspeys 05:40 Info
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Reviews

"An engaging and entertaining selection from one of North America's finest young fiddlers - Wired For Sound captures and conveys the Celtic Heart with great creative charm..."
-Celtic Life International
 
Stephen Cooke, entertainment reporter at The Chronicle Herald, recently named Wired for Sound his CD “Pick of the Week!” 
-The Chronicle Herald

To read full reviews, click here.

Description

Alycia Putnam's new CD, Wired for Sound, is now available! It includes 13 tracks ranging in style from foot stompin' Celtic to more eclectic music. Wired for Sound is dynamic, high energy, and includes 10 well-known musicians from across the province:

Alycia Putnam: Fiddle
Robert Putnam: Guitar (all except 4, 12)
Darren McMullen: Mandolin, bouzouki, bass (3, 6, 10, 12), banjo, guitar (4, 12), mandola
Zach Smith: Percussion
Dave Gunning: Guitar (5, 8), electric guitar (11), bass (9, 11, 13)
Ardyth Robinson: Flute (3), harp (7)
Jennifer Wyatt: Harp (3, 7)
Kelly Putnam: Electric bagpipes (11)
Gordon Tucker: Guitar (9)
Kimberley Holmes: Fiddle harmony (12)

Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Dave Gunning at Wee House of Music Co., Pictou County, NS

Photography and graphic design by Portraits by Johanna

Made in Canada

Wired for Sound is also available for download on these sites:
You can order a physical copy by adding this compact disc version to your cart and using PayPal, or by mailing a cheque or money order to:

Alycia Putnam
P.O. Box #23
Brookfield, NS
B0N 1C0
Canada

Payable to: Alycia Putnam
Price: $14.00 CND ($10.00 + $4.00 shipping)
Note: International shipping surcharge of $2.00

Please email info@alyciaputnam.com if you have any questions.

Thank you!

Fiddle Storm


April, 2004 (Out of Print)


01. Mom's Jig Set
Hag at the Churn (traditional)
Walking the Floor (J. Chisholm)
Stool of Repentance (Neil Gow)

02. Lost on Pie IX
Far from Home (traditional)
Lost on Pie IX (Sherryl Fitzpatrick)

03. Valse Gisele (Yvon Cuillerier)

04. Rose of San Antoine (Bob Wills)

05. The Brenda Set
Tribute to Cameron Chisholm (Brenda Stubbert)
Willie Kennedy (Brenda Stubbert)
Homeward Bound (traditional)
Jenny Dang the Weaver (traditional)
Rannie MacLellan's (Brenda Stubbert)

06. Oscar's
Oscar Stone Rag (traditional)
White River Stomp (traditional)

07. Kimberley's House Party
Kimberley's House Party (Sherryl Fitzpatrick)
The Duchess Reel (Norman Tully)
Valleyfield Reel (Yvon Cuillerier)

08. Min Fogel's Waltz (Calvin Vollrath, John Arcand)

09. Brenda's Jig Set
Compliments to the Boys of the Lough (Frank Ferrel)
Canadian Club (Frank Ferrel)
How She Got Up in the Morning (traditional)

10. The Fox-Trot Rag (Gordon Stobbe)

11. The Richard Set
Clark Road (Howie MacDonald)
The Bag O'Gight (traditional)
Emerald Isle (Richard Wood)
Joe's Dedication (traditional)

12. The Pelican Polka
Pelican Reel (Gordon Stobbe)
Donald Cameron's Polka (traditional)
La Claquese (traditional)

13. Staten Island
Staten Island (traditional)
Sleepy Maggie (traditional)
Crossing the Minch (traditional)
Angus Campbell (J. Scott Skinner)
Devil's Dream (traditional)

Alycia Putnam: Fiddle and stepdancing
Kimberley Holmes: Piano, harmony fiddle (3, 10)
Skip Holmes: Guitar, bouzouki, banjos
Zach Smith: Snare drum, bodhran, djembe, shakers, crash cymbal
Robert Putnam: Guitar
Kelly Putnam: Electric bagpipes (1)
Janelle Putnam: Mandolin (4)
Dave Gunning: Bass (10)

Recorded and mixed at Riverfront Studio, New Glasgow, NS
Engineered by Dave Gunning
Produced by Alycia, Kimberley, Skip, and Zach
Mastered by Ross Billard at R&B Productions, Halifax, NS
Cover Photograph by Kirk Saint, Unique Images, Truro, NS
Graphics by Beth Maguire
 

In a Fiddlin Mood


June, 2001 (Out of Print)

01. St. Anne's
St Anne's Reel (traditional)
Old French (traditional)

02. Trip to Toronto
Trip to Toronto (Donald Beaton)
Charlie Hunter (Bobby MacLeod)
Stool of Repentence (Neil Gow)
Bill Crawford (Natalie MacMaster)

03. Goodbye Little Fiddle (Alycia Putnam)

04. Spootiskerry
Sheehan's Reel (traditional)
Spootiskerry (Ian Burns)
Five Foot Two (R. Henderson, S Lewis, J Young)

05. Cape Breton Set
Memories of Paddy LeBlanc (Donald Beaton)
Captain Campbell (traditional)
Miss Lyall (traditional)
Mutt's Favourite Reel (Jerry Holland)
Brenda Stubbert (Jerry Holland)
High Road to Linton (traditional

06. Cajun Fiddle (Don Rich)

07. Mom's March Set
March of the Champion Supreme (W. Baird)
Farewell to Nova Scotia (traditional)
Scotland the Brave (traditional)
Murdo's Wedding (traditional)

08. Headlands
The Headlands (Ronald Cooper)
Jack Daniel's (John Morris Rankin)
Put Me in the Box (traditional)
Miss Wedderburn (traditional)

09. Neil Gow's Lament for the Death of His Secind Wife (Neil Gow)

10. The Old Jig Set
Arthur Muise (Brenda Stubbert)
Dougie and Malcolm (Jerry Holland)
Mucking of Geordie's Byre (traditional)

11. Come to the Ceilidh
Come to the Ceilidh (traditional)
Miss MacLeod's Reel (traditional)

12. Redwing
Redwing (traditional)
Way Down Yonder (I. Wolfe Gilbert)

13. Gaelic College
Memories of Father Charles MacDonald (Cameron Chisholm)
Paulette Bissonnette (John Campbell)
A Taste of Gaelic (traditional)

14. Fairy Dance
Lord Lyndoch (traditional)
Fairy Dance (Neil Gow)
Jenny Dang the Weaver (traditional)

15. In the Mood (Joe Garland - arranged by Gordon Tucker)

Alycia Putnam: Fiddle
Troy MacGillivray: Piano
Robert Putnam: Guitar
Dave Gunning: Bass (6, 7, 12, 15)
John Meir: Accordion (6), piano (15)
Kelly Putnam: Electric bagpipes (7, 12) 

Recorded and mixed at Wee House of Music Co., Pictou NS
Engineered by Dave Gunning
Produced by Alycia Putnam
Photograph by Kirk Saint, Unique Images, Truro NS
Graphics by Beth Maguire

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