Updated Grind quotes

ÉC news, press, review

SCOTTISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINATED 2015 **** MOJO   **** SONGLINES   **** R2   **** THE GUARDIAN   **** THE HERALD “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 …

SAY Award ‘longlist’ nomination

ÉC awards, press

We are delighted that Grind is up for Album of the Year! This year’s Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award longlist of 20 albums includes our very own Grind.  As you can imagine we’re in pretty good company. Here’s what it’s all about: Now in its fourth year, The SAY Award has grown – with the invaluable …

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

ÉC online, press, review

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, …

Spiral Earth Award

ÉC awards, news, online, press, tv

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 …

The Spiral Awards 2013 Nomination

ÉC awards, news, online, press

We have been nominated in The Spiral Awards 2013 in the BEST INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM Category.  Thanks Spiral Earth.  You can vote for us but the other nominated cds by Spiro and our sometimes guitar dep (and good friend) Matheu Watson are really good too! Voting closes at noon on 14 March 2013.

top 10 Guardian list

ÉC news, press

This was some nice news for today: Origins has been listed in The Guardian by Robin Denselow as one of his top 10 albums of 2012.