Touch Sensitive – Burnt Island and La Muñeca de Sal

Touch Sensitive is a project created to promote music from Scotland and Spain.  On Friday the 8th June they release their first of three compilations.  Titled ‘2×6‘ it features Chaffinch associates Burnt Island and La Muñeca de Sal.

There is an album launch at The Old Hairdressers, Renfield Lane, Glasgow.  For further info on the album release and launch night, visit Touch Sensitive’s website.


Chaffinch Week at Avalanche Records – 21st February 2011

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 gigs in February 2011


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!

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


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.