New Scottish music: Indigo Velvet

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INDIGO Velvet are a young band from Edinburgh who've been on our radar for about a year now. To date, they've gained support from Jim Gellatly via his XFM Scotland / Amazing Radio shows, been broadcast on STV and their music has been synced to a Visit Scotland advertising campaign.

The quartet have also supported the likes of Model Aeroplanes, Honeyblood, The LaFontaines and performed at Electric Fields Festival.

Their indie/pop sound is like a perfect summer soundtrack, colourful, upbeat and catchy. Following the release of single Blue late last year, they have performed a string of sell-out shows, most recently at King Tut’s in Glasgow earlier this month.

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Their profile and popularity are both on an upwards trajectory and 2016 looks set to be their breakthrough year. The band tour the UK supporting Newcastle band Lisbon from 3-6 February, visiting Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Leeds. Listen at

• Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born to be Wide music industry events and seminars,

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