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'Broadcast One' - Dandelion Radio's 1st compilation album

22 hours this month including two sessions and a special tribute to CAN

Artist Info

Vienna Ditto

Vienna Ditto
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Powered by Audioscrobbler™Vienna Ditto are a 3 piece rockabilly/electronic band from Reading, Oxford and London, comprising Hatty Taylor on vocals, Nigel Firth on guitar and Laptop, Scott Lawrence on Drums and Laptop. They started off writing wacky little tunes on a laptop, quite badly. This was largely on Nigel's boat but also in Hatty's bedroom, with duvets and stuff hanging on the walls to try make it sound all professional. The first tune was called 'Long Way Down'.

That particular tune somehow got to Linda Serck on BBC Berks who gave it the highest score ever on their demo review panel back in April 09. Linda passed it on to Huw Stephens on Radio 1 who played it on his show, however at this point they still hadn't played live, or even had a band practice or anything- actually the three of them hadn't been in the same room, so when Linda phoned up in late April and said we'd been given a slot on the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury at the end of June we had a mad scramble getting it all together.

Nigel didn't even have a guitar amp so when he found some old wreck dumped in a front garden he thought "that'll do...". Anyhow it turned out it was some super swank amp from the sixties that was worth about £2500, which was nice. Although I fear it might electrocute him....

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