Scotland’s Music Scene

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009
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Scotland is fast becoming one of the key places for producing musical talent. Not only is it shown in the new up and coming musical talent but through the history of this cosmopolitan country. There has always been a dedication to music with many music venues and festivals all taking place in this buzzing and growing place.

New talents that have emerged over the past few years are bands like Biffy Clyro, Texas, Travis, The Fratellis, Franz Ferdinand, that have all seen worldwide fame. (more…)

Scotland’s music scene

Monday, January 26th, 2009
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Scotland is fast becoming one of the key places for producing musical talent. Not only is it shown in the new up and coming musical talent but through the history of this cosmopolitan country. There has always been a dedication to music with many music venues and festivals all taking place in this buzzing and growing place.

New talents that have emerged over the past few years are bands like Biffy Clyro, Texas, Travis, The Fratellis, Franz Ferdinand, that have all seen worldwide fame.
There are many acoustic artists like Amy Macdonald, Leon Jaskson, and even in her twenty odd years of recording, Annie Lenox is still as popular as ever with her music being recognisable in nearly every country. Amy Macdonald is a young female artist that is renowned for her acoustic guitar gigs that have burst onto the musical scene in the past year. In Scotland, there is a free reign to experiment and play with music with the people being open minded and receptive to new sounds. With all of this talent coming out of Scotland, it is no wonder that it is now being recognised as one of the front runners for new music that is able to capture the attention and heart of the nation. (more…)