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Rosie Sullivan, Scotland On Sunday, 8 October 2017

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 8 October 2017 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on [in association with Off Axis]

ROSIE SULLIVAN Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 8 October 2017, Rosie Sullivan

Fifthteen-year-old singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rosie Sullivan hails from the Isle of Lewis.
We first encountered Rosie at the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival in August and were immediately impressed by her songwriting.

She has been championed by Stornoway’s BBC Rapal, and STV2, won a UK-wide songwriting competition (leading to a recording session at EMI studios), busked her way around mainland Scotland and the Western Isles, and performed at Thornhill Music Festival.

See her live as part of youth music touring project Hit The Road on 19 October at The Old Hairdressers in Glasgow, 20 October at The Mash House in Edinburgh and on 21 October at Artizan in Stornoway.

Wait on STV2 (below) and visit

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run music industry seminar and social night, Born To Be Wide

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We Came From Wolves, Scotland On Sunday, 10 April 2016

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 10 April 2016 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss Read on

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon, Scotland On Sunday, 10 April, We Came From Wolves

Fresh from a tour of the Scottish Highlands, including a live session on Gaelic station BBC Rapal, Perthshire alt-rock quartet We Came From Wolves are starting to make waves.

Taken from their self-titled debut album, their latest single, ‘Ruiner’ was released last month via Saraseto Records and to date, they’ve enjoyed attention from BBC Radio Scotland’s Vic Galloway, Jim Gellatly, Rock Sound, Big Cheese Magazine and Kerrang!

Live, the four-piece are a force of nature and their blistering shows have led to bookings as far afield as Slovakia, Germany, France, support slots with Frightened Rabbit, The LaFontaines and helped secure a Best Rock / Alternative gong at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards.

Their next gig is at Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh on 23 April as part of new multi-venue festival The Big Discovery Listen at:

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run run Scotland’s music convention, Wide Days, which takes place from 22-23 April in venues throughout Edinburgh

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