Friday, 10 April 2009

Hinterland 2009

Hinterland, as most of you know by now is mostly about discovering the hottest bands of 2009. We've done a lot of the groundwork for you and booked some of the best acts that the current music scene has to offer including Sons & Daughters, Micachu, We Have Band, Drums Of Death, The Invisible, Tommy Reilly... the list goes on, see here for line up.

However, we have had about 400 submissions from new bands and we're not the types to chuck things straight in the bin. We have spent the last few weeks at Hinterland HQ listening to every single MP3, CD and Myspace page sent our way in the hope of finding a diamond. We have whittled the list down and with the help of some of our partners will be choosing a potential 5 bands to battle it out online to win a very special prize at Hinterland. More news on this early next week but be warned, we will need your input...

In addition to the music at Hinterland, we will be showcasing some of the best new art that Scotland has to offer. This will begin with Jenny Soep who will be our featured ducumentary drawer. Jenny specialises in drawing original alternative musicians during their performance and has drawn from the likes of Bjork, Sigur Ros, Bonnie Prince Billy, Jeffrey Lewis, Arab Strap, Mogwai, Union of Knives, De Rosa, and a whole load of others.

We will be launching the art side of Hinterland with Jenny's special Solo Show 'Sketching the Scene'
Grand Multimedia Opening - Wednesday 29th April 6pm onwards
- Mono, 10 King St, Glasgow, G1 5QP

Tel: 0141 553 2400

Come on down, early arrivals can have a drink on us and get the party started.

Radio Magnetic is one of the longest running underground online radio stations in the UK and has recently joined forces with Hinterland to bring you some up front coverage of Hinterland Festival. Radio Magnetic has been broadcasting fresh contemporary electronic, indie, hip hop and roots music for the past eight years with presented shows, DJ mixes, live sessions, competitions and current contributors including Fabric London, Mad Decent, Jim Gellatly, Electronic Explorations, Little Rock Records, and a host of other taste makers from around the UK.

Keep locked on the Radio Magnetic site for previews of Hinterland featuring interviews and tracks from some of the bands playing at the festival. There'll also be chances to win tickets and live coverage after the events so that you can listen back to your favourite acts and relive the live experience.

Radio Magnetic live here:

If you're out an about in Glasgow this weekend look out for our team at the top of Buchanan Street and come and say Hi.

Please also remember time is running out and you *must* get your tickets now! Hinterland Tickets are the best Easter gift ever! Yes - better than chocolate!

Two day tickets are £42, one day tickets are £23.50.

For this you get the choice of over 100 bands, special club nights, big name DJs, art events and more!

Get them HERE:


Team Hinterland x

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