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Crash Club, Scotland On Sunday, 13 November 2016

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 13 November 2016 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Musician’ Union]

CRASH CLUB Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday
Scotland On Sunday, 13 November 2016, Crash Club

Glasgow’s electronic/rock quartet Crash Club are a real family affair, consisting of brothers Aran and Neal McHarg with cousins Sammy and Colin completing the line-up.

The band don’t have a dedicated singer, instead vocal duties are fulfilled by a rotating group of friends from other bands. Crash Club earned themselves the Best Electronic Artist award at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards last month and have been picking up praise from various media outlets as well as counting members of groups like Kasabian and The Klaxons as fans.

They release their debut EP C.C.101 on 2 December via Samba Hut Records. To promote the release, the quartet play a launch night at Glasgow’s St Luke’s on 3 December with support from The Calm Fiasco. Watch the video for Pennydrop with Ian Mackinnon from Medicine Men at:

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide the music scene seminar and social night www.borntobewide.co.uk

Under the Radar is in association with Musicians’ Union
Musicians Union sponsor new music every week in Scotland On Sunday

Musicians’ UnionBehind Every Musician. To find out more about the benefits of joining visit www.musiciansunion.org.uk/Join

* For consideration as our Artist of the Week please click HERE scroll to the bottom and review checklist of what we NEED in order to feature bands in Scotland On Sunday. Then email: Derick Mackinnon with all the info

The Broken Ravens, Scotland On Sunday, 6 November 2016

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 6 November 2016 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Musician’ Union]

THE BROKEN RAVENS Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday
Scotland On Sunday, 6 November 2016, The Broken Ravens

We’ve had The Broken Ravens on our radar for some time and in July were witness to them prompting an outbreak of multi-generational moshing in the Stornoway Golf Club clubhouse.

Veering between stoner rock, vintage Black Sabbath and upbeat grunge, the band keep alive the spirit of Soundgarden and the few decent songs Pearl Jam recorded. Based on the Isle of Lewis, The Broken Ravens recently had the track My Shrine featured in Stage Surfers on the Team Rock online gaming platform and next week jet off to Los Angeles for gigs.

In February they are due to release a five-song EP, but have given Under The Radar an exclusive preview of the video for title track Calling Of The Hounds. The Broken Ravens provide an excellent fix of no-nonsense rock. We recommend turning the volume up to eleven. Watch and listen at

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide the music scene seminar and social night www.borntobewide.co.uk

Under the Radar is in association with Musicians’ Union
Musicians Union sponsor new music every week in Scotland On Sunday

Musicians’ UnionBehind Every Musician. To find out more about the benefits of joining visit www.musiciansunion.org.uk/Join

* For consideration as our Artist of the Week please click HERE scroll to the bottom and review checklist of what we NEED in order to feature bands in Scotland On Sunday. Then email: Derick Mackinnon with all the info