R.S.A.G. win first Sony Ericsson Raw Sessions heat
After the totting up of votes – there were thousands of the blighters – the first heat of the Sony Ericsson Raw Sessions was won by Kilkenny’s very fine Rarely Seen Above Ground...
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 20 May 2009
...(we prefer the full majesty of their name rather than the abbreviation).
They fended off stiff competition from Sweet Jane who incidentally are looking for a new drummer – contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re of a Velvet Underground/Mary Chain-ish disposition.
R.S.A.G. (it is easier to type!) now get to record and mix an original song in Grouse Lodge Studios, which in the past has hosted the likes of Manic Street Preachers, Snow Patrol, Bloc Party and Michael Jackson.
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