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Shredd, Scotland On Sunday, 7 January 2018

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 7 January 2018 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Off Axis]

SHREDD Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 7 January 2018, Shredd

Glasgow satellite towns such as Paisley, Bellshill and Hamilton have long served as talent feeders for acts the Scottish metropolis goes on to claim as its own. In 2018 the Le Corbusier-inspired seat of learning, Cumbernauld, could soon be joining the list thanks to the self-described garage fuzz rock outfit Shredd.

The trio kicked off last year with the EP Every Time We Meet I Want To Die, which was followed by the singles Cobra and our favourite, Flight Of Stairs. Moreover, sell-out headline shows along with slots at Stag & Dagger, Tenement Trail and the BBC 6 Music Festival, led to being crowned best newcomer act at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards.

Plans are afoot to record a new EP in the spring to be followed by an album and UK tour later in the year. In the meantime, Shredd play Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s on 30 January and Glasgow’s Stereo on 16 February, listen at: https://soundcloud.com/shredd-music

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide music industry events and seminars. Their next events take place on 1 & 2 February 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 register at https://whatisoffaxis.com

Images: Off Axis stage at Kendal Calling featuring Jamie & Shoony, Indigo Velvet and Ded Rabbit

Off Axis sponsors Scotland On Sunday Indigo Velvet on Off Axis stage at Kendal Calling Jamie & Shoony on Off Axis stage at Kendal Calling Ded Rabbit on Off Axis stage at Kendal Calling

* 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