Alasdair Roberts

Alasdair Roberts

Biography

Alasdair Roberts is a Scottish folk musician. He released a number of albums under the name Appendix Out and, following the 2001 album The Night is Advancing, under his own name.

Roberts was born in Swabia, Germany, the son of former folk guitarist (and partner of Dougie MacLean) Alan Roberts and his German wife Annegret. He was raised in Kilmahog, a hamlet close to the small town of Callander, near Stirling in central Scotland, where he started playing the guitar and writing music. He has been based in Glasgow for over ten years.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Urstan

    Urstan 2012

    Reviewed by Chris Parkin
    Roberts shows, time and again, there’s life in the old songs yet.
  2. Review of Too Long in This Condition

    Too Long in This Condition 2010

    Reviewed by Rich Hanscomb
    A warm, accessible continuation of the tradition that delights with every listen.
  3. Review of Spoils

    Spoils 2009

    Reviewed by Michael Quinn
    Scots luddite delivers eight cantankerous new folk tales.