Duncan is delighted to hear that his latest release, Affric has been included within the longlist for the Scottish Music Industry Association’s ’Scottish Album of the Year Award’. The 20 albums on the list represent a dazzling range of genres and musical styles highlighting, once again, the extraordinary depth of talent being produced in Scotland. Open to Scottish artists who released albums in 2012, the longlist is the product of a rigorous and thorough nomination process, with submissions received by 100 specially-invited nominators from the Scottish and UK music industries as well as elsewhere in the arts and media.
A four-week promotion of the music / artists included within the longlist will follow, allowing the public to stream every one of the twenty longlisted titles. Be sure to visit the SAY Award website here to download their app or read about and listen to the wealth of Scottish music that has been included within the longlist. Congratulations to all those artists on the list. It is wonderful to be part of a national arts prize which strives to focus attention on the Scottish music scene and in particular, on the fact that it has become one of the most vibrant, influential and well respected in the world. Enjoy the music….