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ONR. Scotland On Sunday, 27 August 2017

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 27 August 2017 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Electric Fields Festival]

ONR. Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 27 August 2017, ONR.

ONR. is the brainchild of singer-songwriter Robert Shields, from Dumfries & Galloway.

Shields spent some time state-side last year, touring and writing, and it has paid off, with the announcement that he’s signed a deal with the US branch of Capitol Records.

Drawing comparisons to the likes of Arcade Fire and Depeche Mode, new single Jericho is a synth-laden, electro-pop gem – catchy, and with interesting lyrics and some dark overtones. Early support comes from Los Angeles radio stations KCRW and KCSN and, in the UK, Clash Magazine and Jim Gellatly on Amazing Radio.

Produced by Mark Crew (Rag & Bone Man, Bastille), an EP is set for release later this year.
ONR. play the main stage at Electric Fields Festival on Friday. Watch a lyric video for Jericho at http://bit.ly/ONR-SoS and find more information at www.onrhq.com

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 Electric Fields Festival Headline acts Frightened Rabbit and Dizzee Rascal are joined by Band Of Horses, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Glass Animals, Arab Strap, Kate Tempest and many more over a weekend which also celebrates the best in Scottish street food and drink. Visit www.electricfieldsfestival.com

Electric Fields Festival sponsors Scotland On Sunday Frightened Rabbit at Electric Fields Festival Dizzee Rascal at Electric Fields Festival Kate Tempest at Electric Fields Festival, sponsors of Scotland On Sunday

* 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

Future Get Down, Scotland On Sunday, 25 June 2017

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 25 June 2017 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Electric Fields Festival]

FUTURE GET DOWN Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 25 June 2017, Future Get Down

One of the highlights of the recent XpoNorth showcase in Inverness, was a packed gig featuring two men dressed in bee-keeper outfits, with an additional three musicians providing a range of additional instrumentation. The band in question, Future Get Down, were formed by bassist Ally Dennis and award-winning brewer Oli Kass.

Both were in Edinburgh electro-groove outfit Homework and their new musical vehicle ploughs a similar furrow, albeit enhanced by the vocals of percussionist Jeanne Laidlaw. This winning combination is exemplified on the recently-released track, End Of The World After Party http://bit.ly/FGDUTR
With a handful of cool shows already under the belt, including at Edinburgh’s Caves and the Stag & Dagger Festival, the band’s next scheduled live outing is at the Electric Fields Festival. By then, we expect the other three bee keeper outfits will have finally arrived.

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

Under the Radar is in association with Electric Fields Festival Headline acts Frightened Rabbit and Dizzee Rascal are joined by Band Of Horses, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Glass Animals, Arab Strap, Kate Tempest and many more over a weekend which also celebrates the best in Scottish street food and drink. Visit www.electricfieldsfestival.com

Electric Fields Festival sponsors Scotland On Sunday Frightened Rabbit at Electric Fields Festival Dizzee Rascal at Electric Fields Festival Kate Tempest at Electric Fields Festival, sponsors of Scotland On Sunday

* 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