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57 North Presents: Vintage Society Music

Alex Matthew is manager of Vintage Society Music, who run an interview-based YouTube channel which showcases bands playing and touring in Scotland.

Date added: 04/12/2019

57 North Presents: Casper Heyzeus

Self-proclaimed ‘weirdo synth-pop alt-rockers’ Casper Heyzeus began as a solo project in Aberdeen in 2015. They’ve since expanded to a five-piece and have released a number of albums and EPs both online and on affiliated local cassette label Ice Cream for Crow Records.

Date added: 13/11/2019

57 North Presents: Sam Hibbard

Sam Hibbard is a 21 year-old singer-songwriter based in Aberdeen. He’s been performing since the age of 16 and has played over 250 gigs to date across the UK and further afield in the likes of Eastern Europe and the Greek Islands. 

Date added: 06/11/2019

57 North Presents: Craig John Davidson

Aberdeen singer-songwriter Craig John Davidson has been releasing music since 2008 and has toured in the UK, Europe and the USA.

Date added: 23/10/2019

57 North Presents: Oliver Richard

Self-described “loner rock” singer-songwriter Oliver Richard from Aberdeen had his song ‘Approach Me Like A Lion’ chosen by David Bowie producer Tony Visconti as the winner of the global Stylophone 50 songwriting competition in 2018.

Date added: 16/10/2019

57 North Presents: The Ghost Tape

Chris Simpson and Jeff Bruce make up Aberdeen rock duo The Ghost Tape.

Regulars on the local scene, they currently have three tracks available online (with more to follow early next year) and play the semi-finals of Krakatoa’s Eruption battle of the bands competition in January.

Date added: 03/10/2019

57 North Presents: The Kymatiks

Eclectic Aberdeen band The Kymatiks formed in November of last year.

Since then, they’ve played headline shows at Aberdeen’s Blue Lamp and Banchory Beer Festival and headline the Inverurie Beer Festival in October.

Date added: 25/09/2019

57 North Presents: Nicky Aiken & The Temple Sons

Aberdeen rock four-piece Nicky Aiken & The Temple Sons formed in 2016.

They released their debut EP ‘Games You're Playing’ earlier this year and head out on a Scottish tour next month, including a date at Aberdeen’s Drummonds on Sunday 24th October.

Date added: 05/09/2019

57 North Presents: Glass Monkey

Glass Monkey are a four-piece pop-punk band from Aberdeen.

They released their latest single ‘Eternal Holiday’ in August and play their biggest headline show to date at Aberdeen’s Tunnels on Friday 6th September.

They join Alan in the 57NP studio on Monday 2nd September from 8-10pm.

Date added: 29/08/2019

57 North Presents: Liam Tedcastle

Liam Tedcastle is a singer-songwriter from Aberdeenshire. 

Currently working with Ally Campbell, he recently launched an EP and is working on new material for a forthcoming release.

Date added: 14/08/2019