Scatter (band)


Scatter (band)

Infobox musical artist 2
Name = Scatter
Background = group_or_band
Origin = Glasgow, Scotland
Genre = Improvisational music
Label = Pickled Egg Records
Cenotaph
Blank Tapes
URL = [http://www.cenotaph.org/ Cenotaph records]

Scatter are an improvisational collective, based in Glasgow. Their music is heavily influenced by jazz and folk (releases have included versions of folk standards).

The membership of the group is fluid, and Scatter has contained up to nine musicians at points, featuring cornet, flute, megaphone, drums, bouzouki, guitar, trombone, saxophone, upright bass, and harmonium, among the instrument used. Members have included Rebecca Ashton, Martin Beer, Kenneth Broom, Matt Cairns, Chris Hladowski, Nick McCarthy, Alexander Neilson, Stephanie Hladowski, Oliver Neilson, Morag Wilson, Aby Vulliamy, George Murray and Hanna Tuulikki. The band has been on indefinite hiatus for the past several years, and no future performances are currently scheduled.

Scatter have released music on the Pickled Egg Records, Cenotaph, and Blank Tapes record labels.

Collaborations and other projects

*Aby Vulliamy, Chris Hladowski, and Hanna Tuulikki are also sole members of Nalle, a psych folk trio.
*Aby Vulliamy and Chris Hladowski are also member of The One Ensemble Of Daniel Padden.
*Alexander Neilson has toured extensively as a member of Will Oldham's band, has played with Jandek, and is also a member of Tight Meat Duo and MV & EE
*Martin Beer is a member of The Pendulums

Discography

*"Surprising Sing Stupendous Love" (2004/Cenotaph)
*"The Mountain Announces" (2006/Blank Tapes)

External links

* [http://www.cenotaph.org Cenotaph Records]
* [http://www.pickled-egg.co.uk Pickled Egg Records]
* [http://www.blanktapes.org/ Blank Tapes Records]
* [http://www.dustedmagazine.com/reviews/3160 Dusted magazine] review of "The Mountain Announces"


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