Hello, we are The Draymin – Fraz, Craig, Gec, Gaz and Cal. We live in a small hut in Rosyth, Fife, Scotland. Music from bands such as The Verve, The Stone Roses, Kasabian and countless others has inspired us to make our own music, it's what we're aw aboot. On the 4th December 2009 we released our latest E.P entitled - 2point1, it is available NOW at all major download stores and also on cd at our merchandise store.
"a band who love to experiment (not always getting it right), they don't really sound like anything else out there. and the music is really varied - you could listen to 'energy + blast' and have no idea that it was the same band that made 'empty souls'. and there's no denying that 'breathe' is a nigh-on perfect pop song. whilst sometimes weird and experimental, their music is very impressive, and i for one predict big things." (reverb)
Alex Campbell (1925 - 1987) was a Scottish folk singer. Described by Colin Harper as a "melancholic, hard-travelling Glaswegian", he was influential in the British folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s and was one of the first folk singers (in modern times) to tour the UK and Europe. His nickname was "Big Daddy". Alex was known to say "Hell Yeah" when he was happy and approved of a performance. He grew up in Glasgow and often told stories of his childhood experiences. His childhood Roberta Mack left him for an American soldier.
Gregory and Gerard have been in bands together since they met at St Andrew’s High School, Kirkcaldy, Fife. Gregory and Michael went to Fife Youth Orchestra together (all the band also have some classical training.) In 2005, an early incarnation of the band released a split seven inch with Errors (currently recording for Mogwai’s Rock Action label), produced by Gavin Thomson (of local band Flying Matchstick Men, who also featured Graeme Ronald, aka Remember Remember).
Isla St Clair (born 2 May 1952), born Isabella Margaret Dyce, is a Scottish singer, actress and former TV game show co-host. In 1971 St Clair was voted Folk Singer of the Year by the New Musical Express. In 2003 St Clair was awarded an honorary degree as a Master of the University of Aberdeen for her lifelong contribution to the traditional music of Scotland. She was born in Grangemouth, central Scotland, in 1952. Her mother, Zetta, sang in folk clubs and wrote songs. The family moved to Aberdeen, where she sang with the Aberdeen Folk Singing Club from the age of 10.
BMX Bandits are a Scottish 1960s-influenced guitar pop band who have been making music from 1986 to the present day. They have shared members with other Bellshill bands Teenage Fanclub and The Soup Dragons. BMX Bandits were formed by songwriter and lead vocalist Duglas T. Stewart out of the ashes of The Pretty Flowers, a group that featured Stewart alongside Frances McKee (later of The Vaselines), Sean Dickson and Norman Blake. The group have had many line up changes throughout the years. Their songs mix melodic qualities and humour with, at times, raw and heartbreaking pathos.
The Yummy Fur were an art rock/indie rock band which formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1992. The band's only constant member was singer/guitarist John McKeown. After the band split in 1999, McKeown drifted through several short lived bands before forming the successful indie rock band 1990s in 2006, and two former members - Paul Thomson and Alex Kapranos formed the popular alternative rock band Franz Ferdinand. In 2009, it was announced that John McKeown, Paul Thomson and Brian McDougall would reunite The Yummy Fur for a brief tour in 2010.
Eddi Reader MBE (born 28 August 1959) is a Scottish singer, known both for her work with Fairground Attraction and for an enduring solo career, which in 2003 saw her showcase the works of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns. Reader was born in Glasgow, the daughter of a welder, and the eldest of seven children (her brother, Francis, is vocalist with the band Trashcan Sinatras). She began playing the guitar at the age of ten, and started her musical career busking...