Colin Macleod (UK) is Scottish a singer-songwriter based on the Isle of Lewis. Coming to widespread attention in 2010 upon signing to Geffen records under his former creative guise, The Boy Who Trapped The Sun, his major label debut, Fireplace, brought critical acclaim and high profile support slots with the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Snow Patrol. Macleod recently unveiled his first fresh material in two years with the track ‘California’- showcasing a maturing quality of craft and a broadening lyrical range, the song is a deeply absorbing indication of his future artistic direction. This initial offering will be followed later this year with his first EP for Middle of Nowhere Recordings.
House Of Trees, 'House of Trees' (SE/UK) have seen growing success over the last 18 months. Their heady blend of crooked jazz melodies against a backdrop of twisted folky fairy tale stories have captivated audiences all over europe in the past year, including tours in Germany, United Kingdom, Scandinavia, the Baltics, Portugal, Spain and The Mediterranean.
Recently, following the release of their third album 'Painted Gold', 'House Of Trees' have been seen playing sold out shows at some of the top UK jazz and folk clubs, including London's *Ronnie Scotts* as well as completing a 3 month european tour. House Of Trees have also received great reviews in LIRA (last edition), P2 Klingan and anumber of UK publications and blogs such as Songlink and The Back Room Blog. They are also tipped as one of Sweden's* top underground bands to book of 2013 by MCV.*