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Argyll Gathering

ÉC gigs

We are delighted to be playing at Argyll Gathering on Sat 19th August. This from the festival organisers: Argyll Gathering is a new two-day Scottish event celebrating the best of music, culture, and the arts in the stunning setting of Helensburgh. The event will showcase the best in traditional contemporary Scottish music, local food and drink and feature interactive workshops. Community is …

Perth Concert Hall Gig

ÉC gigs

Well we’re going back to Perth Concert Hall for a gig in May and we hope you’ll be there. It promises to be a great night as part of their PERTH FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Other friends on the bill that night are the fantastic Rachel Sermanni and Adam Holmes and The Embers We are going to have lots of fun.

An Lanntair rush-hour

Up-coming gigs

ÉC gigs, news

Thanks to all who came out to the Glasgow show in The Art School on Sat (11th June 2016) especially to those who travelled long distances. We had a great time and by the reaction of the crowd think you enjoyed yourselves too. We are at it again on Wed, Thurs, Fri this week in Stornoway, Findhorn and Dingwall Details …

Field of Avalon line-up

Field of Avalon line-up Announced

ÉC news

We are delighted to be playing Glastonbury this year at the Field of Avalon on the Sat night.  If you are going come and see us and join in our Glasto-party.

Review of Saltaire Gig by FATEA

ÉC gigs, review

Check out some of the great things Rob Fearnley from FATEA had to say about the TO gig at Saltaire on 19th June: It’s as jaw-dropping as it is unrelenting and the ever swelling dancefloor laps it up eagerly…threatens to lift the roof clean off this 19th century venue. In a word, it’s an absolute beast and would give most heavy …

Not this time

ÉC awards

Ah well, not this year. Delighted to have made the SAY longlist though! Thanks to all at the Scottish Music Industry Association SAY Award and of course thanks to everyone who voted for us. We were in very good company with the likes of King Creosote, Mogwai, Idlewild, Blue Rose Code and Mike Vass also missing out on longlist to shortlist conversion. …

SAY Awards voting

ÉC awards, online

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.

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” — …