Vicky Gray: We’re fortunate enough to have a wee studio attached to the house

Atlaness is the debut EP by fiddler and composer, Vicky Gray. Originally from the Shetland Islands, she blends her traditional roots with contemporary approaches to record production. Vicky has toured extensively in the UK and Canada as a professional musician, performing at a host of major music festivals including Winnipeg Folk Festival, Glastonbury, and Heb Celt. She is also a founding member of indie-folk rock band, Dante, which received wide-ranging support from the likes of BBC 6Music (Steve Lamacq & Tom Robinson), The Herald, The National, Artrocker, & The Scotsman. Vicky spoke with The Fountain about the new music and plans for the year.

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Travi The Native: Well the EP is out next so working towards that release and all that comes after that

Alt-pop dreamer, Travi The Native, follows up the critical and commercial success of COOL with new single Love Doesn’t Stand A Chance, which came out on 25th March. The first single to be released from his forthcoming EP God Only Calls The House Phone, which is out 29 April, The Fountain caught up with Travi to discuss the new music and plans for later in the year.

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10 Gauge: I’m Broken is the mindset of anyone who has ever felt trapped

Old-school rock is back and gets a contemporary twist from the British hard-rock outfit 10 Gauge. Musically and sonically, the band return to the rhetoric and style of the late 1980’s & early 1990’s to play their exciting brand of rock with the same dedication and inner strength as bands such as Metallica. With new track, I’m Broken, out The Fountain caught up with the band to discuss new music or plans for the year.

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Gabrielle Ornate: Expect to hear something immersive and in-your-face

Gabrielle Ornate’s debut single, The March of the Caterpillars, mastered by John Davis at Metropolis Studios, is a fable about respecting one’s roots; blossoming the connection between worlds. As life continually evolves, like how a caterpillar transitions into a butterfly, one must not forget the genesis of their journey. The Fountain caught up with Gabrielle to discuss the track in more detail as well as her plans for the rest of 2021.

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Review: Art d’Ecco – In Standard Definition

In Standard Definition is the new album from Art d’Ecco, their first since Trespasser in 2018. A concept album about entertainment and the way in which it affects our day-to-day lives, In Standard Definition considers each of the entertainment worlds, or obsessions with celebrity and how it affects our day-to-day.

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