ADD AND SUBTRACT – NEW ALBUM – 8TH OCTOBER 2012. LIFEBOATS – NEW SINGLE – 10TH SEPTEBMER
The brilliant SCAMS are back with their beautiful new album ‘Add and Subtract’ released on 8th of October through Devil Duck Records ‘Add and Subtract’ showcases the Leeds based band as one of the finest upcoming indie/rock acts about. Their experimental and varied instrumental sound demonstrates their range of musical interests, as well as highlighting frontman Andy’s endless depth and expressiveness in his vocal talent. SCAMS bring you an album that is both unique and familiar.
The album was recorded and produced in Hamburg back in November 2011 by Johann Scheerer and mixed by Matt Wignall at his home in Long Beach, California. The band have since returned to the studio to play a full album live playback session recorded directly to tape and set for vinyl release at the end of 2012.
Having already gained support from BBC Radio 1, XFM, Q Radio and Kerrang Radio, the band will release their second single ‘Lifeboats’ on 10th September.
In recent months SCAMS have been showcasing their sound in Europe and the US, and are rapidly establishing a reputation as genuine purveyors of dynamic sounds, and an infectious live act. Supports so far have included, New Politics, Cast, Azure Ray, Frankie and The Heartstrings and White Rabbits.
SCAMS kick started the BT London Live events in Victoria Park on the 31st of July before moving on to Hyde Park to close the BT London Live event there. They also went on to open the main stage at Hyde Park on the 9th of August, playing on one of the largest stages London has to offer, supporting The Enemy, The Noisettes and The Overtones. More UK dates to be released very soon.