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Sweaty Palms, Scotland On Sunday, 26 June 2016

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 26 June 2016 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Lindisfarne Festival]

Scotland On Sunday, 26 June 2016, Sweaty Palms

Glaswegian quartet Sweaty Palms’ latest EP, ‘Love Me / Pretty Poor’ was recorded at Green Door Studios in Glasgow and is released on Friday on 7″ vinyl / download via new label Black Sheep Records.

From their social media posts and their lyrics, Sweaty Palms possess a wonderfully dark, observational humour in all that they do. And while ‘Love Me / Pretty Poor’ is a refreshingly brilliant record, their brand of scuzzy, lo-fi punk and grunge is best experienced live.

They play tonight at the George Orwell in Dundee, on Friday at Glasgow’s Broadcast (their official EP launch), on the T Break stage at T In The Park on 10 July and at Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s on 15 July. They then embark on a UK tour that includes dates in London, Cardiff, and Manchester, and perform at Electric Fields Festival on 26 August.

Listen at: https://soundcloud.com/sweaty-palms-2

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide music industry social events and seminars www.borntobewide.co.uk

To win tickets for this year’s Lindisfarne Festival go to http://bit.ly/LindisfarneFest-Win

Under the Radar in Scotland On Sunday is in association with LINDISFARNE FESTIVAL

Lindisfarne Festival sponsors new music in Scotland On Sunday, 29 May 2016

* 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

Wide Days 2016

The first wave of seminars, speakers and the artists showcasing have been announced for Wide Days 2016

Organisations attending include PPL, CMU Insights, A Greener Festival, Creative Carbon Scotland and Sire Records. Festival organisers including Codruta Vulcu from Romania’s ARTmania event, Katch Holmes [Knockengorroch], Paul Cardow [Stag & Dagger / PCL], Nick Roberts [Electric Fields] and Martin Elbourne [The Great Escape / Glastonbury] will also participate.

ARTISTS showcasing are: Be Charlotte, Best Girl Athlete, Elle Exxe, The Van T’s, Scumpulse and Tongues Click below for more info:
Scotland On Sunday, Be Charlotte Scotland On Sunday, The Van T's Scotland On Sunday, Best Girl Athlete

Scotland On Sunday, Elle Exxe Wide Days, Tongues Scumpulse

Wide Days 2015, Kathryn Joseph Wide Days 2015, Ded Rabbit Wide Days 2015 C Duncan

Wide Days takes place throughout Edinburgh 22-23 April see www.widedays.com and TICKETS for Wide Days are available priced £18-£80

Music by Wide Days 2015 act Ded Rabbit

Posted by Wide Days on Wednesday, 9 March 2016