Spyamp are a four piece rock band from Dundee. Debut album 'GTi' was released on Pet Piranha Records in 2005 and a new one is due out for summer 2009. Spyamp are: Rob Black, Mark Giannico, Alan Jeans & Iain Macaulay
When two life long friends come together and add in two neighbourhood musicians to form a band, you know there is an immediate bond created, simply due to shared experiences. Two years down the line, Kemy, Matty, Murphy and Dave are ready to take their message to the world. The Ads are simply a four-piece band from the outskirts of Glasgow getting down to some serious musical invention.
Central Scotland based drone/ambient/folk/noise/avant-garde collective. Founding members agreed to solidify the notion after debuting material at a family fun day mini-festival in the middle of a half-flooded rugby ground in the mini-city of Stirling circa June 2006. They currently have Four limited Edition CDr-EPs; EP1, EP2, The Dust of Exploded Beliefs May Make a Fine Sunset and the most recently released - No Tears for Silver Healers.
Mummy Short Arms are a band from Glasgow characterised by short snappy tunes, a discordant Captain Beefheart-esque singer and the ability to descend into a sonic maelstrom of mistake soup at any moment.
Edinburgh based singer-songwriter who is part of the Fife Kills collective. Real name Jamie Wallace O'Connor.
Karine Polwart (born 1971) is a Scottish singer-songwriter. She writes and performs music with a strong folk and roots feel, and her songs cover a wide area, from alcoholism to genocide. Despite winning the Horizon Award for Best Newcomer at the BBC Folk Awards 2005, Karine Polwart is no newcomer to the folk world, having previously been a member of Malinky and Battlefield Band. Her solo career is new, and it is for this that she has been particularly recognised.
Ded Rabbit are a band of brothers playing an eclectic mix of indie/sax funk. Just recently released their E.P. "Run" which has attracted interest from major record companies and has landed them a slot at Rough Beats festival 2012.
Boards of Canada are an electronic music duo from Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, formed in 1986 and comprised of brothers Mike Sandison (born 1 June 1970) and Marcus Eoin (born 21 July 1971). They have released a number of works, most notably the studio albums Music Has the Right to Children (1998), Geogaddi (2002), and The Campfire Headphase (2005) on the pioneering electronic music label Warp. Their fourth album Tomorrow's Harvest was released in June 2013.
Over The Wall make euphoric pop music that at times can sound a bit folky or a bit dancey. But the main point is the euphoria.