Twin Atlantic is from Glasgow, Scotland, and their brand name of music italicizes to alternative. Each of the 4 members have actually been in other bands, Sam McTrusty who is the diva and plays guitar remained in Arca Felix, that band had a punk, progressive and speculative base. Barry McKenna was in Believe: Fire which had an Indie and rock sound and an alternative label stuck on them have actually since separated, Barry plays guitar, cello and contributes background vocals.
Ross McNae was in LongStoryShort, they have a pop punk and alternative noise, Ross plays bass guitar, piano and assists with backing vocals in Twin Atlantic. The last member is Craig Kneale; he was in Ernest who played pop, rock and alternative music. Craig pounds the skins behind the remainder of the men. As you can see, when these 4 artists gatheringed they each had something different to bring to the amplifier.
They garnered a lot of attention with their very first single entitled “Audience And Audio” which was readily available through digital download, they launched an EP titled “A Guidance From Colour” it became readily available for purchase through a CD format and digital download on January 14, 2008. Their next single was called “What Is Light? Where Is Laughter?” and it was a single offer with King Tuts Recordings.
Twin Atlantic have returned into the studio and signed with Red Bull Records and plan to release a small album, their producer is John Travis, and he has worked with heavy players such as Static-X, Monster Magnet and Kid Rock. If you want to catch Twin Atlantic on tour you will have to take a trip to the UK to see them. They have played in the states but unless you were hiding in their bearded faces you might have missed them.
Given that Glasgow, Scotland is their house they have come from some familiar names in music like Mogwai. This band plays what is called mathematics rock or art rock. The most recognizable name from Glasgow is Franz Ferdinand. Twin Atlantic has been understood to play high octane Emo and their phase existence is applauded due to the fact that they have fun with a fire that has actually been missing from rock. A cello is heard on “A Guidance From Colour” revealing that they can include more to a song than the standard four piece instruments need.
Musical exports like Twin Atlantic try to find a fan base everywhere they go, presently they are restricted by the welcome of those who have not heard these Scots hint up a tune. While they are on trip in the UK you can capture them at The Download Festival in June and at The Futures Camping tent at T in the Park in July. The Sonisphere Festival will host them in August 2009.
To reveal that they enjoy American music they have actually been known to play a cover tune such as “Girls Simply Wan na Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper. They also will play “Fall at Your Feet” by Crowded House. Currently they are playing 10 brand-new songs that have actually not been released on a complete length CD yet, a few of those tunes are called “Atlas Factory,” “Human After All,” and “Lights Out.” They have played a lot of music festivals to get observed and the buzz is spreading about exactly what a terrific live show they are. The diva McTrusty has actually been understood to stage dive in order to develop some great chemistry with the crowd. If you do catch them live and up front there might be a Sam coming at you.
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