Under the Radar: Acrylic

Since supporting The View on 1 January, Acrylic have gone on to win over audiences at key Scottish venues including King Tut's, Nice'n'Sleazy, Fat Sam's, Sneaky Pete's and the Electric Circus.


Moreover, the Glasgow-based five piece have also been picking up plays from the likes of Dermot O’Leary on Radio 2 and Roddy Hart’s show on Radio Scotland. Although they describe themselves as alternative indie-rock, the band have a more subtle sound than many of the acts who would put themselves in that category. On their new single, Overun, the vocals suggest a crooner-ish yearning, while a jangly guitar provides a touch of summer lightness. The track, which was released on Friday, is mixed by veteran producer Paul Savage and comes a week after the band played Glasgow’s St Luke’s Festival. Acrylic venture out of the Central Belt to play Belladrum Festival early next month. Listen at www.acrylicmusic.co.uk/single/

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