Shooglenifty's Angus R Grant dies at age of 49
Scots musician Angus R Grant, who performed with Edinburgh-based bands Swamptrash and Shooglenifty, has died at the age of 49.
Grant grew up in Lochaber and was the son of well-known left-handed fiddle player Aonghas Grant.
With Shooglenifty he helped to create a genre of music called acid croft, described as "a blend of Celtic traditional music and dance grooves".
Shooglenifty said Grant had died on Sunday following a short illness.
The band, which has posted a tribute to Grant on its website, is well-known in Edinburgh, but also the Highlands and Islands where it tours... read more
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