Category Archives: Unsigned

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An Interview With: Banshee – Taking Life Off Standby


“We lived a dream for a few months, but I’ve said it before, playing Download Festival was the best-worst thing that ever happened to us.”

There aren’t many unsigned bands who are given the opportunity to play one of the UK’s biggest music festivals, but for Greenock four-piece Banshee, formerly known as Life on Standby, it was a turning point in the group’s life cycle.

In 2015, the quartet blazed a trail through the Red Bull Live at Download competition to rub shoulders with some of the world’s biggest artists, an invaluable experience for any young band, but also one that left them at a crossroads.

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Video: Stillhound Live @ King Tut’s


The Edinburgh electronic trio had the legendary venue jumping for the King Tut’s New Year’s Revolution Festival

STILLHOUND played alongside Kvasir, Ultras and Wuh Oh at the packed basement club earlier in January.


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An Interview With: Jack Stark – Acoustic, Alive and Anxious


“There were so many things I felt that people had to know. I couldn’t tell someone sincerely because of the social anxiety thing. It’s chronic. It affects just about everything I do in my life.”

Jack Stark is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from the small town of West Calder. As we meet in The Elephant House against the grey backdrop of Edinburgh’s winter, I can’t help but react in disbelief to his words.

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