James Lindsay is a genre-bending composer and instrumentalist whose music seamlessly blends diverse styles of traditional and contemporary music. His latest release, Torus, continues his trajectory of experimentation in folk music, exploring the tensions and connections between ourselves and our environment.

“Mood, tone and tempo shift as constantly as the tide.” ★★★★

The Scotsman

""It’s music that is never content to stay in the background, demanding your attention as it steadily coaxes you deeper into its playful sonic games, ultimately repaying your rapt attention."

Folk Radio UK

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TORUS
The New Album • Out Now

 
James Lindsay - Breabach (By Calum Barlow)
James Lindsay - Torus (cover art)

In addition to his solo work James plays bass full time with the award-winning Scottish contemporary-folk band Breabach. The group has released six albums to date and have performed extensively around the world, playing venues and festivals across Canada, Australia, Europe, and South Korea. As a session artist James has appeared on dozens of recordings and stages alongside artists such as Julie Fowlis, Blue Rose Code, Ross Ainslie, Kate Rusby, Hamish Napier, and Brian Molley.