Under the Radar: DRIFT
Hailing from Paisley, DRIFT are singer-songwriter Linzi Clark and producer Andrew Quinn. The duo create ethereal electronic pop, and have collaborated with fellow Paisley band and UTR favourites The Vegan Leather, who remixed their single Edge of Love (proceeds to the Black Lives Matter movement). TVL’s Gianluca Bernacchi and Marie Collins also provided press photos for DRIFT.
Released on Thursday, their new single Lifeline is their most vibrant and danceable yet, with Quinn providing vocal harmonies for the first time, complimenting Clark’s dreamy lead vocals. They’ve been championed by BBC Radio Scotland, Jim Gellatly on Amazing Radio, Tenement TV, The Skinny, and Renfrewshire’s Mill Magazine, and played at Paisley’s The Bungalow, for Sofar Sounds and at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. Listen to Lifeline at https://bit.ly/DRIFT-Lifeline-UTR and check Facebook https://www.facebook.com/driftband0/
Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide music industry seminar and social events. For more information visit www.borntobewide.co.uk
The Musicians’ Union represents more than 30,000 musicians working in all sectors of the music business. As well as negotiating on behalf of its members with all the major employers in the industry, the MU offers a range of services for self-employed professional and student musicians of all ages. Visit the MU website to find out how the Union helps musicians in the live arena, the recording studio, in education and as writer/composers, www.theMU.org
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