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LIFE MODEL Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday
When Life Model’s guitarist Christopher T Smith advertised for a singer, he probably didn’t expect that vocalist Sophie Evans would move to the city from Newcastle, having penned lyrics for half the songs he had written.
Four years on and the Glasgow band have established themselves as torch bearers of the classic C86 indie pop sound, wooing festival goers at events including Lost Map’s Howling Fling, Doune The Rabbit Hole and King Tut’s Summer Nights.
Lucky, which was released in July on Durham-based label Frux Tapes and recorded by Smith and Tuff Love’s Susan Bear. An aural picture well-worth checking out, it is guaranteed to appeal to fans of the latter’s band as well as contemporary indie-pop acts such as Veronica Falls.
Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run music industry seminar and social night, Born To Be Wide www.borntobewide.co.uk
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A relatively new band, formed in 2014, they released their self-titled debut EP late last year via their own record label Del Trem Records and received airplay from BBC Radio Scotland’s Vic Galloway who also tipped them as ones to watch for 2015.
Armed with plenty of electronic gadgets, synths and guitars, AmatrArt create a pulsating, ambient electro sound with catchy hooks and multi-layered vocal lines.
Their next gig is an opening slot on the T Break stage at T In The Park at Strathallan on 11 July, followed by a headline gig at King Tuts in Glasgow on 21 July as part of the King Tut’s Summer Nights festival . New Glasgow venue The Hug and Pint hosts a launch party in September.
Listen at: www.amatrartmusic.com
Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide music business events visit www.borntobewide.co.uk For consideration as our artist of the week or any other news please contact: Derick Mackinnon