In association with ‘Stow College
Will be presented by Pete Mullen and associates, namely TrafficCone Records (Mark McGee,) and will include a 1 day showcase on Easter Sunday April 24th of a combination of live bands, digital production artists and DJ’s, live in-store @ Cruise Jeans, followed later @ Bar Pivo Pivo.
Cruise Jeans – Ingram Street, Glasgow - 2pm – 6pm
Pivo Pivo – Waterloo Street, Glasgow - 6pm – 12am
Stow College will be providing support from their media students in the live engineering, media recording and promotion of the event. A perfect chance for the students to spread their wings in a live environment.
Bands will include
Glasgow based 4-piece The Imagineers have enjoyed a very successful year since their debut gig in the spring of 2010.
The bands energetic Live shows combined with their well-crafted melodies have earned them favourable reviews from national papers ‘The Daily Record’ and ‘Evening Times’ as well as mainstream radio play in Scotland and the U.S on BBC Radio 1’s Introducing with Ally McCrae and on Clyde 1 with new music DJ Jim Gellatly.
The band’s first release, a double A-side single, featuring signature songs ‘Mariana’ and ‘Fairground’ was released on September 3rd through Independent label ‘Sunstone Records’ and digitally via ITunes.
2011 has already been busy year for The Imagineers as they began recording their debut EP in Glasgow’s renowned CaVa studios in early January with producer Brian O’Neil.
The Soviets are a five-piece hailing from Scotland (and they are certainly not the Soviets from Sheffield, another band who inexplicably come out top in a Google search). 'I Gotta Go' is their debut single, but you'd be forgiven for thinking it was about their tenth for the level of confidence they appear to have on the track. They don't seem like the kind of band who are messing around – no gentle warm up intro, no soft vocals, no easing us into the Soviets' way of life. It's straight into a ridiculously paced song, which turns out to be three minutes of absolute gold.
Lead singer Stephen Law sounds like everything that was great about music from the 60s. He conveys so much energy that at times it seems improbable that the guitars and drums will be able to keep up, but they do, crashing through your ears like an uninvited guest. Guitars are courtesy of Jamie Cairns and John Forsyth, while Sean Doyle tackles the bass and John's brother Stephen (keep up) is on drums. They probably practised for about two minutes before they recorded 'I Gotta Go' – it sounds like a brilliant happy mess of a song.
MATT FOTHERINGHAM (Playing his last ever solo show)
Matt Anthony is an acoustic singer songwriter from the small town of dumbarton, just outside the Glasgow area. His music is a mix of soulful melodies and meaningful lyrics. Matt is currently working on his debut album "let your ears open your eyes”, which is his interpretation of his life and relationships in a musical form. Let your ears open your eyes will be available WINTER 2010/ SPRING 2011 thanks to EYC and ali whitty@the den! Matt also has a gr8 team behind him with industry guru Jim lawn mentoring him, photographer Johnny mclung who will be doing the album art and poster designs! Matt hopes to firstly print 100 copies of the album and sell them with the proceeds going to charity! If u like what u hear please become a fan and leave a comment! The music and songs are about matt but they are here 4 u!:)
DUBSIDE (Pete Mullen, De_Phect &Lu Angel)
‘Dubside’ is a Glasgow collective featuring De-phect, Pete Mullen and Lu Angel. Sounds and material range from reggae to dub to electro/tech house.
Pete Mullen is 8yrs on the circuit with a heavy resume as a promoter ,producer and DJ with his eclectic taste it’s hard to tie him down to one style and you’ll find him playing a variety of genres from Reggae to trip hop from Dub to Tech house, Acid, Tribal beats and on and on. He excels in pushing the boundaries of a live set and you’ll often find him playing with a wide variety of musicians. He’s been resident DJ at ‘Luminous’, ‘Rectify’, ‘UFreak’, ‘The Basement’, ‘Osmosis’, ‘The Unit’ and appeared at a score of festivals including ‘Equinox’ and the ‘Summer Solstice’ during which he’s had the pleasure of gracing the decks beside ‘Dave Clarke’, ‘Miss Kitten’, ‘Slam’, ‘Green Velvet’ and ‘Dave Angel’. You can find him on
De-Phect has been playing on the Glasgow scene for 9 yrs. starting his career with ‘Big Noize’.He’s featured in nights such as ‘Jamma’ , ‘Rectify’, ‘Hell’, ‘Basement’,’Minimise’,’Luminous’, ‘Amo Casa’ and ‘Level 32.’Appearing at a variety of Venues from ‘The Unit’ to ‘The Arches’ and he took on the Subcity Radio Bangers and Mashup, securing his place as a true Dub Militant.
Lu Angel performs as resident vocalist, she’s been writing lyrics since she learned to write. Though dubstep and trip hop are her preferred styles, she been known to sing a variety of styles from rock and punk to jazz and funk, from techno to drum n bass. Influenced by ‘Portishead’ and ‘Lamb’ she delivers vocals dark, dirty and fresh to open the live dimension of the night conveyed with lascivious intensity. She’s currently working with ‘The Girobabies’ and has worked with the ‘Mosa Funk Club’, ‘Wheel’, ‘The Everything Treatment’ and recorded for many producers including ‘The 13th Tribe’ and ‘Jack Bruce’ (Cream).Catch her and some of her work on www.myspace.com/luangel0 orsoundcloud.com/LuAngel
DJ Elliot Castro
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