New archives: Burnt Island

Burnt Island at Homegame

May 21, 2011 by Chaffinch

Burnt Island recently played the lovely Cellardyke Town Hall as part of the Fence Records Homegame.

Burnt Island Exclusive Download + Live Appearances

April 18, 2011 by Chaffinch

Burnt Island will be playing at this year’s Edinburgh Grassmarket Festival and Homegame.  To coincide with these appearances, we have an exclusive download of The Year Of Open Doors.This will only be available until the 9th of May 2011.
  • Burnt Island – The Year Of Open Doors (MP3 Download LINK EXPIRED)

Chaffinch Week at Avalanche Records – 21st February 2011

February 13, 2011 by Chaffinch

Avalanche Records have built up an outstanding reputation over 27 years and in particular have shown an enthusiasm and commitment to Scottish artists and labels.

Chaffinch are chuffed to bits to be asked by them to take part in a Scottish label week. This begins on Monday 21st February and concludes on Saturday 26th February, at 3pm with an in-store session by Burnt Island.

Also available will be a 10-track Chaffinch CD compilation titled ‘Woodlands‘ featuring exclusive material from Burnt Island, The Second Hand Marching Band, Immigrant and South Downs. Avalanche Records, 5 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HY.

Burnt Island – Peenko Session

February 13, 2011 by Chaffinch


Pop along to Peenko for a nine-track download of a session performed by Burnt Island at The Hidden Lane Cafe, Glasgow in November 2010.

Burnt Island gigs in February 2011

January 28, 2011 by Chaffinch

Burnt Island will be performing on the following dates:Sunday 6th Feb, The Arches, Glasgow: 10 minute acoustic slot, Rodge + 1 otherWednesday 16th Feb, The Forest Cafe, Edinburgh: with Endor, Kei Miller, as part of Goldenhour: Let’s Get Lyrical FestivalSunday 20th Feb, Stereo, Glasgow: supporting Withered Hand (solo)Saturday 26th Feb, Avalanche Records, Edinburgh: in-store gig, 3pm, part of Chaffinch week at Avalanche (more news regarding this to follow soon…)

Burnt Island – Music and Maths. SOLD OUT!

January 14, 2011 by Chaffinch

We’re thrilled to announce that Chaffinch have sold out of Burnt Island’s Music and Maths mini-album. There are still a few copies floating around at Avalanche, Norman Records etc so if you want one, you’ll need to be quick. It’s also available digitally at iTunes and Amazon if that floats your boat.Avalanche announced recently that Music and Maths was one of their top sellers in 2010 – visit their site to read more.

It was also voted into the Top Ten on Jockrock.Rodge Glass will be discussing writing past and present with BBC Radio Scotland’s Iain Anderson on Tuesday 18th of January. You can listen in to this on Celtic Music Radio on 1530AM or online at: will be more Burnt Island news to follow in the next couple of weeks …

Burnt Island at the Edinburgh Festival 2010

July 27, 2010 by Chaffinch


Burnt Island will be performing at Highland Park Spiegeltent as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.  Also playing are Chemikal Underground’s Adrian Crowley and a VERY special guest who has still to be announced.This takes place on Monday, 30 August 2010 at Charlotte Square Gardens in Edinburgh.  You can purchase tickets here.

New download-only tracks available from Burnt Island!

July 13, 2010 by Chaffinch


Burnt Island release Hiding Out on 12 July 2010 as a free download and this is backed with the new song Gambler’s Dream.  Available from Wise Blood Industries.You can read one of the first of reviews at ayetunes – As if that wasn’t enough you can also get hold of their cover of Elliott Smith’s Between the Bars here.

Burnt Island – Live at West End Festival, Glasgow. 13 June 2010.

June 11, 2010 by Chaffinch


Burnt Island will be performing on Sunday, 13th June at Brel in Glasgow as part of the West End Festival.   For details visit –,366/events/burnt_island_andrea_marini_/