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Shoogar

Shoogar are a boozed up desert rock’n’roll trio that based in Dundee. Featuring Chilton Fawcett on drums and lead vocals, Gavin Rose on guitar and vocals and recent addition Neill Beattie on bass, they bring a gutsy sound that is guaranteed to get you grooving. You can catch Shoogar playing throughout venues across Scotland. For more info visit - www.facebook.com/Shoogarmusicuk and for releases - http://shoogar.bandcamp.com/

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Del Amitri

Del Amitri are a Pop-rock guitar band, formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1980. They came together at school as teenagers when Justin Currie (bass and vocals), James Scobbie (guitar and vocals) and Donald Bentley (guitar) formed a band in reaction against the rest of the 'rockers' in the school. The name was chosen deliberately because it didn't mean anything but sounded a bit like someone's name - early Del Amitri did not want to be classified and their existence was kept secret from the rest of the school.

Read more about Del Amitri on Last.fm.

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Superstar

The vehicle for the pop genius of Joe McAlinden. Joe was previously a member of The Groovy Little Numbers, and recorded for 53rd and 3rd Records of Edinburgh. He has been in Bellshill scene bands with members of Teenage Fanclub, Soup Dragons and The BMX Bandits. They released a mini-album in 1992 on Creation Records called greatest Hits Vol. One. This featured Neil Grant, Raymond Prior and Mark Hughes.

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(a is to b)

After being a Scottish one person (Neil Morrison, The Colours Will Erase Us) project for a year (a is to b) have stepped up to being a duo with the addition of trans continental import Marta Adamowicz (MAdam, Gay and Immigrant). A now more experimental electro act, based in Glasgow. Taking inspiration from Lorn, Boards of Canada, The Knife, Crystal Castles and Aphex Twin. Ep available from Black Lantern Music Youtube

Read more about (a is to b) on Last.fm.

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Session A9

Session A9 are a traditional Scottish band led by Capercaillie fiddler Charlie MacKerron. The lineup also includes Kevin Henderson (fiddle), Kris Drever (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Gordon Gunn (fiddle), Tim Edey (guitar, melodeon), Brian McAlpine (keyboards), Adam Sutherland (fiddle), Iain Copeland (percussion). The band was original started in 2003 as an album project for their first album What Road?.

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FoxKillFox

Three piece scuzzy melodic grunge outfit from Glasgow, Scotland. Foxkillfox are regulars on the Glasgow and Edinburgh indie circuits and have a sound that draws influence from stalwarts such as dinosaur jr and the pixies. The vocals of Tom Hutchison retain a strong Scottish twang however, and help to create the band's unique sound.

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Araya

Hailing from Edinburgh, Araya is the solo work of the Inverness born electronica producer Keir MacCulloch. Signed to famed Scottish alternative music label Benbecula Records, Araya has been a "notable force" in the Scottish electronic music scene. His sell out album "The Bridge Of Hesitation" was an underground hit, taking Araya's live show all over the country and abroad. His follow up release "Whilst We Try EP" is due out on 26th October.

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