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The Dunts won Best Newcomer at 2018’s Scottish Alternative Music Awards after a blistering year which saw the young four-piece sell out notable Glasgow venues such as Stereo and King Tuts. Gaining momentum for their infectious sound and unmissable live shows in the process, they’ve earnt support from the likes of Radio X’s John Kennedy and BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders and Huw Stephens with singles ‘Witch Hunt’ and ‘Birds and The Beez’ from their latest EP, ‘Self Proclaimed Council Punk’ as well as ‘Dimitri’ from their debut EP ‘Not Working Is Class’, and more recently one off single before conquering SXSW, TRNSMT, Cabaret Vert and Reading & Leeds.
With political uncertainty on the rise across the UK, the four school friends from forgotten council estates share an irrefutable tenacity to forge their own path. Their fierce in-your-face chaos interspersed with bouncy indie melodies is a testament to their resistance as they navigate coming of age in a seemingly insurmountable climate.
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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