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Ashton Lane, Scotland On Sunday, 10 September 2017

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 10 September 2017 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Off Axis]

ASHTON LANE Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 10 September 2017, Ashton Lane

Ashton Lane are a modern Americana/country act based in Glasgow. The creative force at the core is husband and wife duo Esther and Tim O’Connor, with co-writer and producer Graeme Duffin completing the line up.

They have a talent for penning catchy, radio-friendly country hits and have had an impressive year, touring throughout Europe, performing at the Isle of Wight Festival, Millport Country Festival, and Fynefest. They were also nominated for Best Duo and Best Song at the British Country Music Awards and enjoyed airplay on BBC Radio 2.

The prolific duo have released seven albums to date, with new single ’Breathe You In’ out on 27 October (pre-order from Friday), ahead of tour dates in the UK, Austria and Germany from October to December.

Listen to ’Breathe You In’ at http://bit.ly/AshtonLane-SoS see the video below or visit www.ashtonlaneofficial.com/tour

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 Off Axis, a touring and gig swapping network enabling artists to play successful shows and festivals, in 75 towns and cities across the UK. Off Axis’s first monthly Glasgow showcase is on Friday at The Poetry Club, SWG3 featuring Ace City Racers (click here for FREE tickets) and register to TOUR 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

West Princes, Scotland On Sunday, 29 January 2017

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 29 January 2017 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Tribe Tattoo]

WEST PRINCES Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday
Scotland On Sunday, 29 January 2017, West Princes

Glasgow-based quartet West Princes have just released their debut single, ‘Wet Bark is a Slug,’ on the VoidoidARCHIVE imprint (the brainchild of artist and The Poetry Club founder Jim Lambie).

It’s available on 7” vinyl and digital download and is released alongside a Matthias ‘Wolfboy’ Connor and Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) collaboration.

The band, who met at Glasgow School of Art, performed throughout Glasgow last year as well as at the Electric Fields Festival.

The video for the single, (produced by the group), features an excerpt from Estonian animator Priit Pärn’s 1984 film ‘Aeg Maha’ (Time Out), visit https://youtu.be/0W4nL1S7lmw or play below:

Catch the band live on Wednesday at the PARAPHERNALIA club night at The Poetry Club in Glasgow and Thursday at The Windmill in Brixton.
Visit www.facebook.com/westprincesmusic

Under the Radar is in association with Tribe Tattoo to find out more visit www.tribetattoo.co.uk

>Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run music industry social and seminar night, Born To Be Wide. They are hosting the Off The Record youth event in Glasgow on 11 February and have just announced their Wide Days convention takes place on 21-22 April. www.offtherecord.me

* 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