Artists

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Peatbog Faeries

Peatbog Faeries

www.peatbogfaeries.com Welcome to the weird but undoubtedly wonderful world of The Peatbog Faeries, Skye’s finest, where you should always expect the unexpected. Gloriously unpredictable, a band to treasure. fRoots   Spring 2015 sees the launch of a great new CD for this now legendary band. To tie in with this they will be undertaking a […]

Young Fathers

Young Fathers

www.young-fathers.com Young Fathers were christened in 2008, named after the fact that all three members were named for their fathers.. They are: ‘G’ Hastings, from Drylaw, Edinburgh, Alloysious Massaquoi, originally from Liberia via Ghana and Kayus Bankole, born in Edinburgh to Nigerian parents but partially raised in Maryland in the USA, all 27 years old. […]

Mungos Hi Fi

Mungos Hi Fi

mungoshifi.net Our Shieling resident sound system for over ten years, we plan to have them at Knockengorroch for another ten years at least. Mungos Hi Fi first set sail at the turn of the millenium – a time when soundsystem culture was at low tide in the Clyde estuary. They had to dig deep into […]

Shooglenifty

Shooglenifty

www.shooglenifty.com It’s hard to believe that the Edinburgh-based sextet who invented a whole new genre and inspired a generation of musicians in Scotland and beyond turns 25 in 2015. But it is a quarter century since they first stumbled out of a Spanish bar at 3am resplendent with a shiny new, slightly left field, moniker, […]

Scratch Perverts

Scratch Perverts

There are very few who are truly considered pioneers. Whose influence on their chosen field is as widely felt or as far reaching. In the Scratch Perverts’ case there’s no doubting such pioneering status. The history and pedigree of Tony Vegas and Prime Cuts is well known. A history that revolves around Soho record shops […]

Bella Hardy

Bella Hardy

www.bellahardy.com Bella Hardy, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Singer of the Year 2014, tours her eagerly anticipated new album With The Dawn; a heartfelt collection of self-composed songs which tell a story of travel, of choices, of lessons unlearned, and also of hope. One of the most creative, prolific and original singers in the UK, […]

London Afrobeat Collective

London Afrobeat Collective

www.lacband.co.uk If, as the great Fela Kuti once said, ‘music is the weapon’, then you’ll need to wear armour to withstand the full sonic force of London Afrobeat Collective (LAC) – this politicised party machine are an incendiary live act who channel the spirit of the Afrobeat founder via bass-heavy rhythms guaranteed to make you […]

DJ Format

dj-format

www.djformat.com DJ Format’s debut album “Music For The Mature B-Boy” was one of the slowburn success stories of 2003. An album of soulful, funk-fuelled Hip Hop packed with infectious beats and lyrical dexterity, it delivered the promise of his early releases for ‘Mo Wax and Bomb Hip Hop. Received with quiet acclaim in the press […]

Aziza Brahim

Aziza Brahim

http://aziza-brahim.blogspot.com/ Voiced with deep passion and grace, Aziza Brahim’s music adeptly travels the expanse between her Western Saharan roots and Barcelona, the European cosmopolis where she now lives. Aziza is both a contemporary sonic poet and a prominent and eloquent spokesperson for the Saharawi people and their ongoing struggle for recognition and justice. With her […]

Macka.B

Macka.B

www.mackab.com Macka.B is one of Britain’s most influential dancehall toasters, pushing the music back toward a Rastafarian political consciousness. His rough, gravely vocals give him an instantly identifiable sound. Although the vast majority of Macka B’s material is devoted to spiritual and social messages, he also lightens the mood with perceptive, humorous material. He has […]