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Falloch

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Falloch was formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2010 by Andy Marshall and Scott McLean

Their sound draws inspiration from a variety of musical styles such as atmospheric rock, metal, post-rock, Scottish folk as well as minimalist composers such as Arvo Pärt and Yann Tiersen.

Having a deep connection with nature the band is named after the Falls of Falloch waterfall in Crianlarich. Falloch ("Falach" in Scottish Gaelic) means "hidden/in hiding".

They started recording their debut album 'Where Distant Spirits Remain' in 2010. Read more on Last.fm

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Sunday Slaylist: Damnation Festival 2014

October 12th, 2014

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With the Autumn/Winter indoor festival/all-dayer scene gathering pace, this week we turn the attention of the Sunday Spotify Slaylist to probably our favourite event of the colder quarter of the year – Damnation Festival. And boy, are we stoked for their 2014 line-up.

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Sunday Slaylist: The Scottish Edition

September 21st, 2014

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This has been a big week for the United Kingdom. The people of Scotland voted in a historic referendum to decide whether or not they wanted to become an independent country. As you no doubt heard about in the wider media, the vote was split 55/45 in favour of remaining in the Union with the other home nations. We didn’t want to let such a momentous event in our nation’s history go by without some acknowledgment, hence why we’ve made a Sunday Spotify Slaylist of some of our favourite Scottish bands.

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Sunday Slaylist: The New Black (Metal)

March 4th, 2012

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All this week, Tom Dare has been guiding you through how Black Metal has evolved over the course of the last two decades (check out parts one, two, three and four if you haven’t already). Now, as the week draws to a close, we’ve asked Tom to put together the songs that have made it happen into a Spotify Slaylist, and in doing to to lovingly cobble them together in an order that somehow tries to make sense of the wildly differing styles that constitute the genre these days. Wish him luck….

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