Album of the Year longlist

marty awards, news

Delighted to find out ‘Grind’ has been longlisted as ‘Album of the Year’ at this year’s Scots Trad Music Awards. If you would like to see it make the shortlist please click here to vote for us. Thanks for all the support.

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” — …

Sunday Herald likes it and more

ÉC news, review

“a strong, focused statement that’s almost a metaphor for Scottish self-sufficiency” …is how the Sunday Herald see Grind in their review on Sun 8th Feb 2015; pretty good in our books.

Perth Concert Hall STANDING

ÉC gigs

We’ve just added a new date to the diary so you better add it too! Following our success at Celtic Connections’ “Wired to the World” gig at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in Jan when they took out all the downstairs seats for us (well you really), we will be at Perth Concert Hall for a standing gig on Sat June …