People of Glasgow! We are bringing our unique brand of haplessness to the GIBSON STREET GALA in two weeks! Free performance from 4.15. Details at http://gibsonstgala.co.uk/main-stage/
- come up and say HELLO!
Members of SHMB playing in two bands tonight at the The Glad Cafe
- Withered Hand will have Pete and Fraser in it and De Selby will have Albi, Pete, Ross and Rich. You know, if you are in to celebrity spotting.
Hello pals, this Friday we are meeting up to hopefully finish all the recording for our album! Then we just have to get someone to release it, fnar!
A few of us (almac, sophie, rich, pete, ross) play in Brass, Aye?, a community brass group started by Rich. We have our first birthday gig tomorrow at Kinning Park Complex in Glasgow. Come along for lots of great music including Samba Ya Bamba and a barbershop quartet!!!
We played along with Withered Hand
last year a few times. This was one of the favourites. Nice'n'sleazy, bearded Albi, sophie's awesome specs, parps from the brasses and woodwinds up the back, everyone singing. Loverly.Withered Hand: Religious songs
Withered Hand perform 'Religious songs' at Nice 'n' Sleazy, Glasgow, 18 May 2012
Nice idea by They Shoot Music Dont TheyFuck The Atlantic Ocean
A music, film and web project about the Austrian band Sweet Sweet Moon visiting their biggest fans on the other side of the world.
Thought we were a bunch of talentless drunks? THINK AGAIN
SHARE IF U LOVE FREEDOMThe Second Hand Marching band after party in Manchester
Demo time. The end cuts out.Shong demo
Here's a demo/mini song from last few weeks also. If you like accordions and droleness, it's your bag YEAH http://thesecondhandmarchingband.co.uk/bag/stumbleon.mp3Stumbleon
Our first album is about 90% done! It's only taken 4 years! Thirteen songs, six different singers, seventeen instruments, 16 background singers.
The songs will be:
Bottle of Anger
This is the Story
Bypass (Pete sings this)
We Will Convince You (Liam sings this)
Climbing up the wall (Rowan sings this)
Love is a Fragile Thing (Stoo sings this)
Signpost (Pete sings this)
Mull (Pete and Sophie sing this)
Spark (Sophie sings this)
A Hurricane, A Thunderstorm (Albi sings this)
You said you were a broken person (Pete sings this)
Wrench of my hand (Pete sings this)
Paper year (Pete sings this)
On our other release (an EP) there will be songs by Jef, Jen, Dave and Andy! Go team.
And the instruments will be drums, guitars, ukeleles, mandolin, dulcimer, tenor horn, cornet, trumpet, trombone, accordion, flute, clarinet, saxophone, bass, glockenspiel, melodica and banjo!
Mears lays down fat trax with catz and bus spatz
Our compilation of EPs and radio and demos (compendium) is now on spotify: http://open.spotify.com/album/5aPDJ7NY2L5lE0mEnbznO2
In honour of Bruce's 30th Bday tomorrow, here is his CLASSIC take on our classic "Dance to half death" ANTHEM. In the club style. http://www.thesecondhandmarchingband.co.uk/songs/bits/bruce/dance.mp3Dance
Hello losers on facebook on a Friday night (not me though). Here's a demo of a song we're not recording now but thought you'd maybe like it anyway. http://www.thesecondhandmarchingband.co.uk/churchhall.mp3
Playing a gig on Saturday at 3pm in the Glad Cafe! Gig is for kids and adults! YEAH! Christmas tunes and whatnot. C U THERE http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/org/2977238801Gigs for Kids presents
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Tomorrow, we practice! unbelievable I know! Gotta impress those youngsters at The Jungle Jam
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Taken Compendium! off CD sale.. we have a few left for gigs but you can still get the digital version. In fact, all the EPs are now pay-whit-ye-want so knock yourselves out! (do us a favour, share this message with any pals that might want to download?) http://thesecondhandmarchingband.bandcamp.com/the second hand marching band
grit and determination A Dance to Half Death Compendium! the second hand marching band
Demo number two: a song I made up to sing to people in Zurich though I didn't make up the tune (Baby Jesus has the best ones) http://www.thesecondhandmarchingband.co.uk/wereyouthere.mp3
Demo of new song about old folks being nice to each other (rock'n'roll content for the kids) http://www.thesecondhandmarchingband.co.uk/thosewords.mp3
Tell us what ye think..
Hello. On friday and saturday we play the carefully planned festival in manchester. 11pm fri and 2pm sat. See you there? http://www.facebook.com/events/436788123028273/?refid=17