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100 Fables, Scotland On Sunday, 3 December 2017

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 3 December 2017 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Off Axis]

100 FABLES Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 3 December 2017, 100 Fables

100 Fables are an energetic, 80s-influenced, electro girl/boy quartet from Glasgow.

They’ve had airplay from Vic Galloway via BBC Introducing, Jim Gellatly on Amazing Radio, BBC Radio Scotland’s Janice Forsyth Show as well as featuring on the weekly American-based show (broadcast on 65 stations worldwide), Passport Approved.

In summer they played at Isle of Wight Festival, Carnival 56 and Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, as well as music industry showcases Off The Record in Manchester and XpoNorth in Inverness, and have supported a diverse range of artists including, The View, Glasvegas, Scouting For Girls, Travis, Bay City Rollers and Deacon Blue.

100 Fables released their brilliant debut EP ‘We Are Electric Girls and Boys’ at Glasgow’s ABC2 to a near-capacity crowd last week, find out more at: www.facebook.com/100fables

Watch the video for single ‘Untold’ below or at: https://youtu.be/cPspNQuvW-k

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 over 75 towns and cities across the UK. Watch out for Off Axis gigs 8 December at The Liquid Rooms in Edinburgh and 22 December at Midnight Breakfast Club in Bathgate – 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

Acrylic, Scotland On Sunday, 24 July 2016

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 24 July 2016 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with EmuBands]

Acrylic Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 24 July 2016, Acrylic

Since supporting The View on 1 January, Acrylic have gone on to win over audiences at key Scottish venues including King Tut’s, Nice’n’Sleazy, Fat Sam’s, Sneaky Pete’s and The Electric Circus.

Moreover, the Glasgow-based five piece have also been picking up plays from the likes of Dermot O’Leary on Radio 2 and the Roddy Hart Show on Radio Scotland.

Although they describe themselves as alternative indie-rock, the band have a more subtle sound than many of the acts who would put themselves in that category. On their new single, Overrun, the vocals suggest a crooner-ish yearning, while a jangly guitar provides a touch of summer lightness. The track, which was released on Friday is mixed by veteran producer Paul Savage, and comes a week after the band played Glasgow’s St Luke’s Festival.

Acrylic venture out of the Central Belt to play the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival on 5 August. Listen at www.acrylicmusic.co.uk/single/

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

Under the Radar is in association with EmuBands
EmuBands sponsor new music every week in Scotland On Sunday

For more information on digital music distribution visit www.emubands.com and use promocode SOS for a 10% discount.

* 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