Tag Archives: The Pictish Trail

The Pictish Trail – Future Echoes [Lost Map]

Appropriately, by an uncanny streak of chance, Johnny Lynch shares his surname with one of cinema and television’s darkest directors, David Lynch. What David Lynch brought to the rainy, misty lumber towns of the Pacific Northwest in Twin Peaks, Johnny Lynch brings to the western isles of Scotland, in all their moody glory of pathetic fallacy. This … Continue Reading ››

XpoNorth Showcases, Inverness, 9/6/16

The showcases for day two start once again in the Ironworks and this time the free drinks are coupled with music; firstly The Pictish Trail and as Johnny Lynch enters the stage air boxing you know you’re in for a treat. This is first time I’ve managed to witness Johnny Lynch playing in a non solo … Continue Reading ››

Celtic Connections: James Yorkston, The Pictish Trail, Withered Hand at Mitchell Library, 28/1/16

Tonight’s Celtic Connections show sees three excellent Scottish songwriters – James Yorkston, The Pictish Trail aka Johnny Lynch and Withered Hand aka Dan Wilson - come together in harmony. Rather than play their sets one after the other, the three songwriters sit onstage together, adding extra instrumentation to one another’s songs and bantering away amiably. There’s an … Continue Reading ››

Fields of Green Song Writers Circle with Rachel Sermanni, Jo Mango, The Pictish Trail, RM Hubbert, Louis Abbott at Platform, 21/1/16

Easterhouse has a reputation as being a grim place, dogged by urban deprivation and lacking culture, however on Friday night within the stark modern walls of Platform five vibrant Scottish talents bathe this part of the city in the brilliant light of musical wonder. “The Fields of Green” is a collaboration of folk musicians brought together … Continue Reading ››

Detour and DICE presents Admiral Fallow, The Pictish Trail, Forever, Supermoon at The Hug and Pint, 29/7/15

First admission for this review is that I shouldn’t really be here; I’m suffering from a pretty nasty throat infection that has me struggling to swallow anything, but that doesn’t stop me giving a few of The Hug and Pint’s lovely selection of beers a go; bad idea it turns out. Anyway the reason I struggled … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Lost map presents Monoganon’s Family Gathering with Eugene Tombs, The Pictish Trail at CCA, 9/11/13

monoganon-0646Lost Map is Johnny Lynch’s newly reconfigured record label, now based on the Isle of Eigg, he will be continuing the work he began in Fife with some of Scotland’s most interesting musical projects, finding new ways to market their music. Tonight he performs a solo as … Continue Reading ››