- Label: Red Deer Records
- Released: 9 July 2021
Composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist Duncan Lyall is well known on the folk scene as bassist for Kate Rusby and Treacherous Orchestra among many others. His profile is rounded with cross-genre collaborations with Mark Knopfler, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Vince Mendoza and Craig Armstrong.
Lyall has produced award winning albums for Jarlath Henderson, Treacherous Orchestra, Elephant Sessions and many more, and has recorded on 100 albums.
“Lyall is quickly becoming regarded as one of the top folk producers in the UK and it is little wonder why.” Folk Radio UK
“an extraordinary talent...this is evidence of pure genius at work” The Living Tradition
Milestone is the new album from composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist Duncan Lyall.
This ambitious and intimate composition is an exploration of Lyall’s own emotion and memory around powerful moments in his musical and personal life.
Grounded in folk and traditional music, Lyall has professional fluency across multiple genres. Milestone is where this fluency takes flight, playfully describing his sound as
Largely instrumental, with vocal contributions from Lori Watson, Lyall harnesses his Moog synthesizer to spectacular effect alongside a stellar cast of musicians on uillean pipes, whistles, fiddles, electric guitars, keys, bass and drums.
“A Widescreen Sonic Landscape” ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ The Scotsman