SAY Awards voting

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The SAY Award Public Vote is open until midnight on Wednesday 27th May. Grind made the longlist but help us reach the shortlist by voting for us on their homepage.

Grind Reviews

ÉC online, press, review

Well the reviews have been coming thick and fast.  Here’s a few reviews and one-liners: ∗∗∗∗ MOJO “Their second album is an exhilarating fusion…Play it loud.” ∗∗∗∗ THE GUARDIAN “An IRN-BRU-strength tin of industrail Scottish folk” ∗∗∗∗ SONGLINES “wild, abandoned and electrifying”  ∗∗∗∗ R2 “musical creativity as good as it gets…pure, dead brilliant…solid gold” — LIVING TRADITION “A work of unbelievable power and emotional depth” — …

Bright Young Folk on Grind

ÉC online, press, radio

Check out what Bright Young Folk have to say in their review of Grind “When it comes to bands and performers who know how to deliver the goods in a live situation, there can’t be too many who can step up to the plate and match Treacherous Orchestra. Contenders may try to hold a candle but might find the flame ignominiously blown …

FRUK review of Grind

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Check out the Grind review from the one and only FRUK with the following sub-heading in its Featured Albums section: “Working on a grand scale with incredible musical skill Treacherous Orchestra’s second album Grind is a masterpiece of symphonic invention and seat-of-the-pants virtuosity.” They also call all festival bookers to task particularly those at the Great British Folk Weekend in Skegness, …

TO Newsletter

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Sign up for our Newsletter in this post – or at the bottom of each page – and don’t miss out on important TO news. The first one will appear in your inbox very soon – you can always unsubscribe with ease at any time if you’re not into it, but we think you’ll like the news. Subscribe to our …

Treacherous Nominees

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We are delighted that our very own Duncan Lyall and Adam Sutherland have both been nominated for Composer of the Year, whilst Ross Ainslie’s debut solo CD, ‘Wide Open’ has been nominated for Album of the Year in the Scots Trad Music Awards. If you’d like to vote for the lads or anyone else that takes your fancy you can …

2013 Scots Trad Music Awards Nominating Started

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It’s that time of year again peeps! It’s time to get nominating your favourite Folk acts of 2013 for the Scots Trad Music Awards. No need to spend all day working, studying, filing tax returns etc. Take a wee minutes rest, pour yourself a Jack and coke (or a cup of tea) and nominate your favourite band, live act, musician, composer etc. …

Video of Hyde Park Show on BBC site

ÉC gigs, online, radio, video

We had a great day at BBC Radio 2’s Festival in a Day.  BBC Radio 2 have put our full set up on their site on the Treacherous Orchestra page so even if you weren’t there you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own screen. It’s also on the Red Button on the telly!

Spiral Earth Award

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We are very thankful to Spiral Earth for nominating us in the INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM category in their 2012 Awards and we are totally delighted that you voted us to the top of the heap! Also nice that Colin Irwin, in Spiral Earth’s own “VIEW FROM THE BAR AWARDS”  from the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, presented us with the “NOISIEST LIVE ACT” Award …