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Music: The Story So Far

Back from 1985, and still full of fire!

The Story So Far…

In the far off days of the mid 1980s, Edinburgh indie band The Story So Far was busy on the scene, appearing at the Nite Club, Astoria, Wee Red Bar, Potterrow, La Sorbonne and many other venues. The band played a heady mix of pop, funk, new wave, punk, rock, ska, reggae, jazz and blues, always with passion and surreal humour.Then, after a storming set at La Sorbonne on 28 January 1985, the band disappeared from the gig scene.
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Music: Simply Soweto Encha

Simply Soweto Encha, formerly known as Africa Entsha, are a five-piece a cappella group that sing gospel, soul, jazz, doo-wop, and R’n’B both in African and popular styles.

In their shows, Simply Soweto Encha celebrate South African oral and dance traditions by performing Zulu, Xhosa and Tswana songs, full of rhythm and harmonies. Dumi, Jabu, Morgan, Lwazi, and Sbu all come from the Soweto township where they have developed their talents being inspired by rich local culture. Discovered in Johannesburg, the group have toured across Europe to share their unique music style since 2008.

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Music: Houndog Fraser & Rock Hunter

 We are a blues harp and guitar duo who play a mix of our originals and good old standards , all good time , foot stomping , whisky drinking blues.

Houndog and Rock met back stage between sets when they were playing at the 2007 Burnley Blues Festival for the Groovecats and the Blues Devils respectively. 6 years passed before they met again at a gig in 2013. Read more

Music: We Are Kin

We Are Kin are a collective of artists who have a collective vision; to create works which move the soul. Pandora is their debut album deep in melody and sound. The album is a journey, a story following a character through the decisions he makes that affects others lives in tandem with a being created with the sole purpose of protecting humanity itself. Read more

Podcast: Music In India; Music In Me By Jatin Puri

On the 26th Aug 2011 in the Edinburgh International Festival, Jatin Puri, an Indian Musician did a talk called “Music in India; Music in Me”. This is the podcast of the talk. Having been involved in the music industry in India since 2004, he brought a wealth of insight into the forces with which an independent musician has to contend in India.  With a desire to have always been a musician, it was his dream since being a child. Read more

Music: Three Days From Retirement

We are THREE DAYS FROM RETIREMENT and we are an instrumental/post-rock band from Edinburgh.

We started back in late 2012 when myself Matthew McGhie and good friend and guitarist Matthew Floody decided to start the band and come up with the name. In the starting process I recruited another 2 good friends who I played with in my two previous bands. They were guitarist Joe Warnock and Chris Jones who played drums. Read more