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100 FABLES Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday
100 Fables are an energetic, 80s-influenced, electro girl/boy quartet from Glasgow.
They’ve had airplay from Vic Galloway via BBC Introducing, Jim Gellatly on Amazing Radio, BBC Radio Scotland’s Janice Forsyth Show as well as featuring on the weekly American-based show (broadcast on 65 stations worldwide), Passport Approved.
In summer they played at Isle of Wight Festival, Carnival 56 and Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, as well as music industry showcases Off The Record in Manchester and XpoNorth in Inverness, and have supported a diverse range of artists including, The View, Glasvegas, Scouting For Girls, Travis, Bay City Rollers and Deacon Blue.
Watch the video for single ‘Untold’ below or at: https://youtu.be/cPspNQuvW-k
Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run music industry seminar and social night, Born To Be Wide www.borntobewide.co.uk
Under the Radar is in association with Off Axis, a touring and gig swapping network enabling artists to play successful shows and festivals, in over 75 towns and cities across the UK. Watch out for Off Axis gigs 8 December at The Liquid Rooms in Edinburgh and 22 December at Midnight Breakfast Club in Bathgate – register at https://whatisoffaxis.com
* 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
Bring It All Home is a three-day celebration of songwriting inspired by the legacy of Paisley’s Gerry Rafferty, taking place from 17 – 19 September 2015 at various venues throughout Paisley.
A particular highlight is the Youth Music Day on 19 September. Four sessions, under the banners, How To Break A Band, Bedroom Production Masterlcass, Songwriting 101 and Engaging Social Media, aimed at helping early-stage artists develop their careers, gain exposure and learn from musicians and industry experts. Artists who will share their knowledge include; Hector Bizerk, Miaoux Miaoux, Findlay Napier, Emma Pollock, Stewart Brock from PRIDES and Kerr Okan of The LaFontaines
Book free tickets at http://www.bringitallhome.co.uk/category/youth-music-day/
Thanks to support from Renfrewshire Council, as part of a programme of events that back Paisley’s bid for City of Culture 2021, the majority of activities are FREE [however booking is required, see http://www.bringitallhome.co.uk/category/music-conference/
Hosting a variety of workshops and mentoring sessions aimed at musicians, performers and anyone interested in music, the festival covers a range of subjects from Digital Distribution, Publishing through to Showcase Opportunities, Copyright, Media Training and Songwriting Masterclasses as well as a flagship concert on 18 Sept at Paisley Town Hall.
On 17 September the Music Conference features high profile guests including; Artist Managers for Biffy Clyro and Prides; representatives from Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, Celtic Connections, Heb Celt, Edinburgh FRINGE and The Wickerman Festival see http://www.bringitallhome.co.uk/category/music-conference/ for information and free tickets
‘A Celebration of Scottish Songwriting’ is a star-studded concert at Paisley Town Hall on 18 September featuring; Dougie MacLean, Justin Currie and Eddi Reader, Findlay Napier, Emma Pollock and Paisley’s own Michael Cassidy.
The grand finale to the festival on 19 September, is a keynote ‘in conversation’ interview conducted by radio and TV presenter Bryan Burnett who chats with Deacon Blue singer Ricky Ross about his 30 year portfolio career as a songwriter, lyricist and broadcaster.