New Scottish music: Modern Studies
However, Modern Studies are the exception, bringing together the combined talents of the amazing Emily Scott, the ubiquitous Rob St John, drummer/venue manager Joe Smillie and arguably Scotland’s most prolific cellist Pete Harvey. Carried by a piano melody and Scott’s captivating vocals,the band’s debut single Ten White Horses begins as an understated joy before building into a magical climax of quirky brilliance.
The single gives a taste of Modern Studies’ debut album, Swell To Great, which is released on Song, By Toad Records in September, and we predict it will be a contender for next year’s SAY Award.
Expect a bunch of dates to be announced soon and in the meantime listen at https://modernstudiestheband.com/portfolio/sound-and-vision/