Perthshire sextet Dante released their excellent second album, I Wear Your Weight With Mine, via Edinburgh’s Stitch Records on Friday. Produced by Andy Monaghan of Frightened Rabbit, it’s a superb collection of vibrant folk/rock songs. Lead single Sermons has been picking up support across the BBC networks, including BBC Radio Scotland, Rapal and 6 Music, and the band have been enjoying attention from the likes of The Skinny, Clash and NetSounds.
Glasgow band INYAL built a strong profile in 2017 by scoring a nomination for best Up and Coming Artist at the Scots Trad Music Awards, as well as taking main stage slots at the Heb Celt Festival and Celtic Connections. Mixing synths and elements of hip-hop, jazz and orchestral music with fiddles, pipes and whistles, their approach has been likened to that of the late Martyn Bennett.
Having sold out venues such as King Tut’s and Sneaky Pete’s last year, Glaswegian quartet Rascalton launch into 2018 with real momentum. Their excellent new single Told You So, released last month, has already clocked up more than 30,000 streams on Spotify and the band have unveiled a busy live schedule.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".