The Dunts

The Dunts

credit: Daniel Blake

The Dunts - Witch Hunt

Storming the Glaswegian scene and beyond, The Dunts are quickly becoming one of Scotland’s hottest exports. Forming in late 2016, the young quartet are demanding attention with their unique ‘council punk’-branded sound.

Produced by Johnny Madden (of Baby Strange) and Chris Marshall (Gerry Cinnamon, Rascalton, The Van T’s), their debut self-released EP ‘Not Working Is Class’ boasted vicious yet intelligently energetic punk anthems, squeezed into an electrifying 9 minutes.

Stand-out track ‘Dimitri’, gained ardent radio support from, Radio X’s John Kennedy and BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens - who crowned the single ‘Pick Of The Week’. Follow-up track ‘Birds and The Beez’, and the recent release, ‘Witch Hunt’ also gained Stephens’ coveted accolade, and received plays on global tastemaker stations like Los Angeles’ KROQ and Germany’s FluxFM.

Their live performances have rewarded them with sold-out shows in hometown venues; their rocketing reputation taking them to festival stages at Electric Fields, and the monumental Reading and Leeds.

United by an undeniable ferocity and tongue-in-cheek sensibilities, The Dunts are Rab Smith, David McFarlane, Colin McGachy and Kyle McGhee.

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Artist is seeking the following professional connections: Label, Brand Partnership, Gear Endorsement, Distribution - US, Distribution - UK/Europe, Distribution - Worldwide, Producer/Studio Engineer, Publishing, Sync/Music Supervisors

Genre: Punk
Subgenre: Rock
From: Glasgow, UK-SCOTLAND