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Blogs and Media

Insightful blogs on the inner workings of Whanga Records and the music scene as a whole as well as other media coverage highlights.. Also, we are partnered with Get Set Joe who does regular blogs on Whanga Records and our signed artists. Check it out here getsetjoe.com

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WHANGA BLOGS

OTHER MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

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TwinsTown announces debut album release with nod to Rosyth roots
DEC 15, 2023 BY DUNFERMLINE PRESS

TwinsTown will release Brankholm Brae – named after the streets its twin frontmen live – will be out in March when a limited edition white vinyl will also be available. Continue reading on dunfermlinepress.com

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Thanks for the memories

APRIL 27, 2022 BY GET SET, JOE

As one door closes, another one opens. Whanga Records is changing; from studio-based to not so studio-based. Continue reading on Get Set, Joe.com

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McQ’s upstairs at Coady’s hosts gig for Ukraine… 

MARCH 12, 2022 BY GET SET, JOE

TONIGHT, Saturday, 12 March, 2022 McQ’s upstairs at Coady’s is hosting a fundraising spectacular for the war-torn victims of Ukraine. Free entry, doors 7pm and donations welcome.

Two of my favourite bands are the star acts: Aye Hobos who I last saw playing a magnificent show in Tappie Toories and Birrell or Biscuit who I last saw in a drunken rabble as I tried to conduct a photoshoot in advance of their Dinnerladies tour. Continue reading on Get Set, Joe.com

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Whanga welcomes El Mugid

FEBRUARY 25, 2022 BY GET SET, JOE

El Mugid has invaded Whanga Studios. His occupation has gone unopposed by both the Peoples’ Front of Whanga and the Whanga Peoples’ Front. Try to ignore the tanks parked outside 2a Chalmers Street, Dunfermline. Upstairs his new studio is taking shape. Continue reading on Get Set, Joe.com

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Call It Rooted play Whanga Records

JANUARY 14, 2022 BY GET SET JOE

Call It Rooted, a young Scottish / Dutch duo, and special guests, Fckn Clueless, played an afternoon gig at the Whanga Records studios in Dunfermline on 18 December, 2021 and it’s about time I shared some of the pictures here on Get Set, Joe. Continue reading on Get Set, Joe.com

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TwinsTown – Callum Paterson’s Broken Song (Official Video) 

OCTOBER 4, 2021 BY GET SET, JOE

Invited to Whanga Records’ studio to shoot stills during the gig to film TwinsTown performing Callum Paterson’s Broken Song, Craig Birrell, co-founder of the label, asked me to shoot some video. I did but deleted it weeks later when I thought no one wanted it. Continue reading on Get Set, Joe.com

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Dunfermline: Band launch Whanga Records and song in honour of Callum Paterson
MARCH 29, 2021 BY DUNFERMLINE PRESS

A DUNFERMLINE group have dedicated a song and launched a record label in their bandmate's honour after his tragic death two years ago. Continue reading on dunfermlinepress.com

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