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Off The Record is a series of events for young musicians and those who want to work in the music industry, between the ages of 14-25 years old. The programme takes place across Scotland from October 2015 – March 2016.
Each Off The Record event features key figures from the music business taking part in seminars, workshops and advice sessions – all geared to demystifying the industry and providing the basic knowledge to get started. Cost £2 and includes Lunch and a £25 EmuBands Voucher
Dates: Saturday 3 October at Caird Hall, Dundee and Sunday 4 October at The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen
Tickets for Dundee http://offtherecord.me/events/2015/10/3/off-the-record-dundee and for Aberdeen see http://offtherecord.me/events/2015/10/4/off-the-record-aberdeen
Ded Rabbit are four brothers from Yorkshire who moved to Edinburgh to hone their musical skills. With hints of the Housemartins and early Arctic Monkeys, infused with a twist of funk and original lyrics, they have created a distinctive and highly-listenable sound of their own.
We caught them on the Glasgow date of their current tour and were particularly impressed with frontman, Eugene Gaine, whose frenetic stage antics see him combine lead-vocal duties with turns at the guitar and saxophone.
Ded Rabbit’s EP, ‘Wake Up In A Dream’, was self-released on 7 February and recorded at Rocket Science Studios whose diverse range of credits include Texas, Dougie MacLean, Belle & Sebastian and the Walking With Dinosaurs soundtrack.
XFM’s Jim Gellatly promptly made its first song, Better On The Day, his breakout track of the week and there have been plays on Radio Scotland too. The attention is well-deserved. Ded Rabbit are great!
For more on Ded Rabbit visit www.ded-rabbit.com Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide music industry and social events visit www.borntobewide.co.uk