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grate­ful for the sup­port the band have had so far, and to ev­ery­one that’s been along to and got in­volved in the sprit of the shows. The main thing, he said, is that there have been no trou­ble­mak­ers ready to de­clare their al­le­giance to Team Noel. “There’s been none of that – no chant­ing for him or the old songs, so that was good.” Archer added: “We weren’t itch­ing to form this band. It came about from cir­cum­stance – Oa­sis split­ting – and what­ever thread that’s guid­ing us through. “We said at the time that we weren’t done with mu­sic, and mu­sic wasn’t done with The Day­tonas have been ply­ing their sunny in­die wares since mid-2009. Sim­i­larly Still Search­ing, from Westhill, pack an up-tempo brand of in­die rock guar­an­teed to lift any­one’s spir­its. Af­ter writ­ing and per­form­ing to­gether for around a year, this will be Still Search­ing’s last gig. us. If we’d packed up last year, songs as good as Morn­ing Sun, Mil­lion­aire and The Roller would never have been jos­tled with.” “We knew we had an al­bum in us,” said Liam. “The next al­bum is where we’ll be tested, but that’s when we have to go up an­other gear.” Sup­port comes from 2 Thirds of Youth, The Dawn and Aberdeen al­ter­na­tive band Cook Doo, pic­tured be­low. Play­ing mu­sic that is seem­ingly des­tined to be the sound­track to your sum­mer, Avoid the Morn­ing look set to be wel­comed back to the Aberdeen scene with open arms, fol­low­ing an ex­clu­sive acous­tic set last month along­side fel­low lo­cal pop-punks Only the Brave and We Were Heroes. To cel­e­brate their re­turn, Avoid the Morn­ing are giv­ing away all their pre­vi­ous re­leases for free from their Band­camp pro­file. Cook Doo will then pro­vide a break from the evening’s pop­punk pro­ceed­ings, with their unique slant on al­ter­na­tive


NEW DIREC­TION: Beady Eye rose out of the ashes of much-trou­bled Oa­sis.

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