On the radar: Ming Ming and The Ching Chings

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Despite the imbecilic moniker, Ming Ming & the Ching Chings are a band that demand to be taken seriously.

Over the past 12 months, the Glasgow quartet's adrenaline fuelled rockabilly-disco-punk racket has been hyperdriving its way through the ear canals of Central Belt punters.

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Orchestrated by Craig Wilson's howling shrill, Ming Ming fuse the visceral horror-schlock stomping of The Cramps with Josef K's iconoclastic rumbling to produce a sound that's rawer than an acid burn laceration.

Their live shows are a mesmerising proposition, seething with a discord that verges on mindless euphoria, and with a debut recording not far from fruition, UtR reckons their Hinterland set may well be the start of something very special.

Try as we might, it seems we're destined never to forget the name Ming Ming & The Ching Chings.

Watch Ming Ming & The Ching Chings at Hinterland: Downstairs at Classic Grand, Friday, 8.50pm.

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